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Project Planner - Basingstoke - Permanent

Project Planner (Permanent)

  • Basingstoke based Project Planner role

  • Competitive salary available

  • Fantastic Benefits package

  • Great Career Progression opportunities

Must ideally currently hold live SC Clearance.

You must be eligible and prepared to go through SC Clearance if it is not currently held.

The Company:

A FTSE 500 company. In the UK some of their services include; IT consulting services, technology products, managed services, cloud-based solutions, and systems integration.

Role

An experienced planner is required to work in the delivery team of a major IT infrastructure programme. The successful candidate will be experienced in developing plans in MS Project, consolidating plans, supporting Project Managers with planning activities.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the development of detailed plans, working with Project Managers to produce their plans and then managing the consolidation of the programme plans.

  • Ensuring all Projects are complaint with Programme and Project Processes and Standards for Planning, Risk, Earned Value and Governance Directing all Planning activities.

  • Reviewing Earned Value Analysis reports to identify to Project Managers any reasons for poor performance and impact on Schedule and Cost performance

  • Ensuring Project Governance is effective across all Projects regarding Scope, Dependencies, Schedule, Cost and Risk.

  • Providing consultancy to Project Managers on planning best practice

  • Some travel to customer sites (London based)

Purpose

The primary role of the Project Planner is to apply a set of specialist supporting activities for the consumption of Project Management teams. This will include application of practical management controls that support improved project/organizational performance. The Project Planner may apply support in any one of the catalogue of specialist areas.

Skills - Microsoft Project, Strong Excel knowledge, talking through plans with Customers, very comfortable in a Client Facing environment, 2-4 years commercial experience.

Must ideally currently hold live SC Clearance.

You must be eligible and prepared to go through SC Clearance if it is not currently held.

If you are keen on this opportunity then please apply to this role so we can get the ball rolling from there.