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Job

Project Planner

  • Job ref:

    LHO1173278_1634572958

  • Location:

    Farnborough, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Project Management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Luke Horner

  • Email:

    luke.horner@cbsbutler.com

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Project Scheduler/Planner - DV Farnborough

Location: Farnborough

Rate: £400-£450

Remote working: 2/3 days on site

Clearance: DV

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain project plans, processes and reporting outputs to support the Head of Solutions delivery.
  • Develop and maintain an integrated multi view detailed MSP plan.
  • Support project managers in the scheduling of project activities and liaison with external parties when required.
  • Point of contact with central change function with regard to planning activities
  • Support the development of simple yet effective Governance, covering production of PowerPoint reports and other supporting material.
  • Support project and programme managers in providing demonstrable control over the projects.
  • Be proactive and show initiative in the upward briefing of challenges and issues to the Head of Solutions delivery.
  • Review and feedback status reports, challenge PMs where required.
  • Make sure risks and issues are captured, accurate, up to date and have realistic mitigating actions (that are reflected in plans)
  • Where required attend daily stand up meetings to capture and record Agile delivery team progress against plan(s).

Skills/Experience:

  • Understanding of Project Management methodology and life cycle.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • Report writing
  • Strong PowerPoint & Excel
  • Agile awareness
  • Hands on experience of project planning in a fast moving and dynamic environment.
  • Experience of operating as a project planner inside a IT delivery environment.
  • Ability to keep a cool head and remain calm under pressure.