Project Planner

  • Permanent
  • London

Website AdvanceTRS Advance Training and Recruitment Services

Technical recruiters for the built environment

Alstom are looking for curious and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Alstom creates smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. Joining Alstom means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Working for Alstom, a market leader with the most up-to-date technology, you will have the opportunity to learn, develop and grow in a thriving, technical company with the chance to progress quickly. Benefit from a nurturing culture of inclusive and collaborative innovation, joining a team of the right talents to solve real-world mobility challenges and invent the transport systems of tomorrow.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Planner based in London. The Project Planner will report directly to the Lead Planner/Planning Manager.

The successful candidate will manage the preparation and maintenance of project programmes using P6 Project Planning software.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Continuously monitor the programmes to accurately reflect progress and earned value
  • Develop comprehensive project programmes for UK SS&I projects
  • Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented
  • Provide accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issues

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience in project planning/scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading/forecasting
  • Expert knowledge and experience of Primavera P6 Planning Software
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office package, including Microsoft Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills


  • Educated to degree level
  • Knowledge and experience of the rail industry, particularly rail signalling
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management

For further information on this fantastic opportunity contact Joe Moss at Advance TRS

Advance TRS are RPO partners for Alstom’s permanent staff recruitment drive of rail signalling management, engineering and installation professionals in York, Derby, Birmingham, London, and Bristol, as part of CP6.

Advance TRS is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in the provision of highly skilled technical professionals for the built environment. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an exceptional level of customer service and seek to create long-lasting, dependable relationships.

Visit our website for more information about opportunities to join Alstom or how we can support your next career move.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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