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REQ ID: 64181
JOB TITLE: Project Planner
SALARY: £42,600 - £55,000 Dependant on Experience
POSTING END DATE: 01/10/2022
LOCATION: Gaydon

 

We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.

 

 


WHAT TO EXPECT

We're-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility for our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers within Engineering Delivery, enabling the delivery of critical future engineering programmes, including development of cutting-edge technologies ranging from future autonomous driving capabilities through to delivering the future all-electric Range Rover. This role will support the delivery of such programmes, the projects and their interdependencies within the Engineering Delivery team, using an Agile operating model. Typically, this will involve the identification, planning and co-ordination of specific projects, working with Product Owners and Scrum Masters across different levels of the Agile organisation.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver projects utilising project management techniques to ensure the delivery and achievement of strategic business objectives.
  • Work with the operational business to understand current processes and to document and prioritise requirements for changes and additions.
  • Management of required Governance, including milestone reporting, project status reporting, and risk and issue management.
  • Apply Agile project management principles in order to develop more effective and efficient ways of working
  • Manage stakeholders to ensure projects add value and are aligned to stakeholder expectations
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested
     

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Previous experience in a similar role in Project Management with track record of delivery with the experience or knowledge of the ‘Agile’ project management framework
  • The ability to manage risks and issues combined with analytical skills to identify how one issue or risk can impact on another and put in place the required interventions through support or from own knowledge base
  • A methodical detailed approach to work
  • Ability to present complex data & issues to a varied audience
  • Experience resolving problems using structured approaches and problem-solving tools
  • Adaptability skills; to be able to respond to change in priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software as well as the ability to learn how to use project management tools such as Jira and Confluence
  • To be an effective team-player who supports colleagues to deliver shared objectives

 

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SO WHY US?

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

 

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At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.

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