Planning Lead

Ref: ZR_6890_JOB  ·  Posted on 13 May 2022


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My client is a prime supplier to Defence industry. They are looking for a Planning Lead to fill a 12 month inside IR35 contract role. This role is fully remote and will require some visits to the clients site in London.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a Planning Lead role and will understand the importance of solid planning, taking the correct approach and using the appropriate methodology to ensure a coherent plan across all Project, Workstreams.


Key responsibilities
  • Ensure accurate reporting is produced
  • Provide guidance and support to Project Managers and workstream leads to ensure plans are fit for purpose
  • Ensure appropriate planning principles are adhered to across the programme to ensure consistency and accuracy of delivery tracking
  • Ensure the best tools and processes are in place and constantly reviewed
  • Run workshops to update, amend, refine, and challenge the plan for each Tranche and transition as required
  • Update and maintain the various Programme plans, including:
    • High Level Plan (.vsd)
    • Programme Plan (.mpp)
    • Tranche level plans, inc go / no go checklists and transition specific plans
    • Rolling 12-month skyline view for Programme Dashboard report
    • Rolling Tranche Plans

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Part-time opportunities/flexible working is available to suit individual needs.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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