Project Planner

Job Title: Project Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Christchurch
Salary: Salary Negotiable - it will be competitive and in keeping with your search parameters
Start Date: 2019-11-24
Reference: BH-63
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 12, 2019 14:29

Job Description

Are you a successful & accomplished Project Controller, Project Planner or Project Scheduler within working within a Project Manufacturing Office for large complex multi-site, multi project organisation?

Do you have experience of key scheduling documentation (BoE's, statements of work, WS dictionary etc)?
Or have you previously been responsible for the project control & project scheduling of high value & highly complex multi-agency / multi company projects? 
This could include Aerospace/Aviation/Engineering/Banking/Rail/Transport/High Technology

Do you have experience of creating project plans & schedules from scratch to cover the full life cycle? (i.e. from initial bid stage).
Are you competent with Primavera P6 or MS Project?
Do you have significant experience of within the automotive, aerospace, defence or similar high value market?
If so, please read on!

We are looking to add additional people to a tight, close knit team within this company, they are looking to source an additional person to this team.

Below is an overview of a very interesting & diverse role
Project Controller to join the Integrated Project Team providing Project Planning, Risk Management, and Earned Value/budget control support including the creation and analysis of variance analysis data to support the programmes in reporting and key decision making.
Main Duties
•Responsible for integrity of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) ensuring that all activities, events and milestones are logically linked and fully resourced with labour hours, materials and subcontract payments.
•Perform analysis such as critical path, schedule risk analysis and Earned Value variance root cause analysis.
•Support the Programme Manager with analysis of trend data and provision of metrics for review at Programme Review Boards.


Experience of working in a Project / Programme Management / Control / Project Planning environment.
Experience of Microsoft Project or Primavera P6, and other Microsoft Office applications (Excel. Word, PowerPoint, Sharepoint).
Experience in the production of reporting data for projects.
Ability to analyse and present complex data, to accurately manipulate data and transfer it between applications.
An understanding of project planning, scheduling, estimation, tracking, status reporting, risk and configuration management
Ability to pick up and learn new tools quickly then support others in their use
Computer literate and in particular
Experience of an integrated Project Management System such as MS Project Server would be an advantage.
Ability to support and guide Programme/Project Managers and their Teams Ability to multi-task, with good written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the business.
Ability to work with diverse project teams and stakeholders.
Ability to support, guide and influence project teams to ensure programmes are set up in accordance with standard practices and processes.
Commercial and Business awareness in a complex projects environment.
•Educated to degree level or equivalent.
•Experience of working with complex systems engineering type programmes.
•Working knowledge of Risk Management Processes.
•Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM). 
If you are an experienced Project Planner, Project Controller or Project Scheduler with a proven background please apply below by sending your CV in word format.

We have deliberately kept this spec brief to try and attract applications from people who are potentially interested and would like to know more details about a position & company that will provide a long term & stable environment and offer an opportunity to develop & mould a major part of an interesting international company.

The salary will be competitive & in keeping with your search parameters

Entech Technical Solutions Limited is an employment business/agency and complies with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations Act 2003.

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