Senior Planner

Government
  • UK, South East, Berkshire, Reading
  • Contract, 18 months
  • Full time
  • Negotiable (Within IR35)
This contract with our central government client is for a Senior Planner for 18 months. The role is located in Burghfield and can offer 1-2 days per week remote working with the rest onsite. Key Accountabilities: - Providing Planning expertise to internal customers within the projects supported. - Implementing...
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Managing consultant

Sahil Khanna

Quote ref: 5773/76283

Quote ref: 5773/76283

Job description

This contract with our central government client is for a Senior Planner for 18 months. The role is located in Burghfield and can offer 1-2 days per week remote working with the rest onsite.  

 

Key Accountabilities:  

- Providing Planning expertise to internal customers within the projects supported.  

- Implementing Planning processes, policies and procedures within the projects supported.  

- Producing Planning and EV deliverables in accordance with agreed business rhythm within the projects.  

- Deliver of long range operational integrated Programme Planning activities.  

- Supporting the Business Management Manager with emergent projects as directed by Business Controller.  

- Developing and maintaining relationships with and awareness of key project stakeholders.  

- Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

- Delivering Project Controls Planning and EVM expertise and analysis for projects, to produce accurate and timely schedule forecast information to enable business decision-making.  

- Quality of EV variance analysis for schedule performance. (SPI)  

- Supporting the development and continuous improvement of the end-to-end Planning processes and the production and maintenance of associated policies, procedures and guidelines.  

- Supporting the delivery of Planning tools and EVMS, templates and training to internal customers.  

- Reviewing project WBS and agreeing / recommending changes to the Project’s Control Manager.  

- Provision of Planning resource for peer reviews as appropriate.

Requirements

Top Essential skills/experience:  

• Primavera P6  

• Experience of working with a delivery partner on a construction project – preferably major project experience  

• Strong Stakeholder management skills  

 

Essential  

• Qualification in appropriate business or technical discipline, or proven level of relevant experience.  

• Microsoft Office  

• Planning software  

• Project planning on programmes with output products  

 

Desirable  

• Project Management qualification (e.g. APMP).  

• Working towards membership of relevant professional body (e.g. APM, PMI) preferable.  

• Earned Value Management  

• Nuclear background/experience  

• Public sector experience

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