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Project Planner

Derbyshire, United Kingdom


Job Details

MMD Design & Consultancy Ltd. are currently looking to recruit a Project Planner to work within our Projects Department located at Somercotes, Derbyshire. Reporting directly to the Operations Director, this will be a permanent position which we are looking to fill as soon as possible.

Key Responsibilities

The main responsibilities are to create, manage, and monitor multiple project schedules and executive summaries simultaneously. Enabling reports to be distributed to clients and stakeholders in accordance with pre-agreements and/or contractual document submittal details. Any issues should be identified as they occur and communicated to the predefined project specific stakeholders.

A willingness to learn the business and its extensive product range is expected which may involve time spent on the shop floor. Similarly, an understanding of the relevant internal workflows and procedures would be expected in time.

The successful candidate would be involved in projects that are usually mechanically biased and can consist of the following phases: concept design, design analysis, detail design, procurement, manufacture, freight, installation, and commissioning. Along with resource allocation and cost monitoring. Projects can be at either enquiry/estimating stage or order stage.

Project value can be up to the region of US$20m. Final installation site could be in any worldwide location and would usually contain elements being sourced from different global locations, be this varied MMD facilities or sub-suppliers worldwide. It is essential that a workable strategy is implemented that enables regular, simple, and concise updates to be obtained from all parties involved that contribute to the execution of a successful overall project.

Experience / Skills

The ideal candidate will have exceptional scheduling skills previously utilised in a heavy engineering / major construction environment. It is expected that the successful candidate would be capable of managing the general requirements of the task themselves. Supervision and guidance would be given initially from others.

Expert skill levels in both Microsoft Office suite, and Microsoft Project are mandatory. Superb communication abilities are also essential, relevant to telephone, email, and face to face.

PMP certification or an interest in pursuing this would be advantageous although not essential.

Additional Information

There is potential for overseas travel, albeit this is likely to be scarce.

Contracted hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm (with1 hour lunch 12:30pm – 1:30pm).

Attractive salary and company benefit package available.

Closing date for applications 12th November.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please send covering letter and CV to the email address below.

Please email applications to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (this email address is for UK vacancies only)

Alternatively please send applications in writing to:
MMD Design and Consultancy Ltd
Cotes Park Lane
Cotes Park Industrial Estate
Somercotes, Derbyshire, DE55 4NJ
United Kingdom