Project Planner

Government
  • UK, South East, Berkshire, Reading
  • Contract, 15 months
  • Full time
  • Negotiable (Within IR35)
This contract with our central government client is for a Project Planner for 15 months. The role is located in Aldermaston and requires 4 days per week onsite. Job Description: The Project Planner will support delivery of the complete planning capability within the business by maintaining the Integrated Master...

Quote ref: 5773/74583

Job description

This contract with our central government client is for a Project Planner for 15 months. The role is located in Aldermaston and requires 4 days per week onsite.  

 

Job Description:  

 

The Project Planner will support delivery of the complete planning capability within the business by maintaining the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).  

 

Other responsibilities for this role include:  

• Supporting the Task Manager with business rhythms, schedule integrity, network analysis, Earned Value (EV) and communications with the programme and business teams.  

• Creation of the Work breakdown structure, Resource loading, Project level IMS (Integrated Master Schedule), and Project-specific basis of scheduling documents.  

• Input into the month-end process including Updating schedule progress. (EV percentage complete), Undertaking schedule forecasting, Updating milestone status and critical path analysis, and Undertaking schedule performance review including EV variance analysis. (SPI)  

• Providing Planning input to Investment approval and Change Control process, Risk and Opportunity process, and Peer reviews.  

• Production of Planning and EV deliverables in accordance with the appropriate procedures and guidelines.  

• Proposing solutions and workarounds to address schedule performance issues.  

• Ensuring understanding of responsibilities and demonstrating appropriate behaviours in line with the Company’s environmental, health, safety, security, quality and ethics standards.  

• Developing and maintaining relationships with and awareness of project members.  

• Supporting the development of the Assistant Planners.

Requirements

• P6 experience  

• Ability to manage challenging stakeholders  

• Primavera & Microsoft Office knowledge  

• Demonstrable experience in development, integration, and analysis of project plans  

• Knowledge or experience of using best practice planning processes and tools  

• Knowledge and understanding of confidence modelling processes and techniques  

• Highly developed interpersonal skills focused on achieving and maintaining effective working relationships to meet the project goals  

• Excellent analytical skills along with the ability to read and interpret charts and spreadsheets  

• Ability to manage priorities and work to challenging timescales  

• Ability to deliver objectives on time and to high quality with minimum supervision

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