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Job

SC Cleared Programme Planner

  • Job ref:

    1174428/002_1655387978

  • Location:

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Project Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £450 - £509 per day + Inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Chloe Manerowski

  • Email:

    Chloe.Manerowski@cbsbutler.com

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:

    asap

  • Consultant:

    Chloe Manerowski

Programme Planner

+ 12 month initial contract

+ South Wales based - 5 days a weeks onsite required

+ £450 to £509 per day

+ Inside IR35

+ SC Cleared role

Key Skills:

+ 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

Responsibilities

+ 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.

    • Logic linking/dependencies

    • 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

Desirable

+ Project Management practitioner

+ Defence/Engineering domain knowledge