£450 - £509 per day
5 months ago
12 months +
Programme Planner / Scheduler
+ 12 month initial contract
+ South Wales based
+ £450 to £509 per day
+ Inside IR35
+ SC Cleared role
+ Scheduling, logic checking, Earned Value, Risk Management
Knowledge of planning best practice i.e.
+ Logic linking/dependencies
+ Critical Path Analysis
+ Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
+ Planning to stage boundaries - contingency planning
+ Creation, maintenance and timely delivery of the top level and lower level schedules
+ Liaison with key stakeholders to understand planning logic and progress updates
+ Interrogation and analysis of project/programme schedule data, providing assessments of whether the schedule has integrity and is aligned to wider project documentation, and supported by robust estimating techniques and project governance.
+ Identification of issues and providing credible observations and recommendations for improvement
+ Applying engineering and project management domain knowledge to identify opportunities for schedule improvements
+ Developing reports and presentations on analysis to senior stakeholders
+ Provision of project planning and scheduling support to improve schedule management capability
+ Development of schedule 'good practice', guidance and process documentation that can be used to educate the wider PMO
Skills & Experience
+ Experienced in working within a PMO including scheduling, logic checking, Earned Value, Risk Management
+ Knowledge of planning best practice i.e.
Critical Path Analysis
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Planning to stage boundaries - contingency planning
+ Strong background in data analysis, estimating and relevant modelling and/or risk management experience.
+ Proactive, diligent and driven with a logical and analytical approach to work
+ Good knowledge/understanding of Project Management methodologies.
+ Excellent knowledge of all MS Office applications i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and proficient use of MS Project and risk analysis tools
+ Project Management practitioner
+ Defence/Engineering domain knowledge