Project Planner Scheduler

Ref: ZR_6532_JOB_2  ·  Posted on 21 October 2021


Our client is a global leader in the integration and application of IT, Engineering, and science. They successfully solve customers’ toughest challenges and have built a world class reputation within the market. As a result of their exceptional reputation, they continue to win excellent contracts which intern allows their contractors to have the exposure to work on some of the most interesting projects within this space.

As a Project Scheduler/Planner you will be onsite working with Ministry of Defence (MOD) supporting the Project Manager, ensuring success from start to finish.

Key responsibilities
  • Establish and maintain project plans, processes and reporting outputs to support the Head of Solutions delivery.
  • Develop and maintain an integrated multi view detailed MSP plan.
  • Support project managers in the scheduling of project activities and liaison with external parties when required.
  • Point of contact with central change function with regard to planning activities
  • Support the development of simple yet effective Governance, covering production of PowerPoint reports and other supporting material.
  • Support project and programme managers in providing demonstrable control over the projects.
  • Be proactive and show initiative in the upward briefing of challenges and issues to the Head of Solutions delivery.
  • Review and feedback status reports, challenge PMs where required.
  • Make sure risks and issues are captured, accurate, up to date and have realistic mitigating actions (that are reflected in plans)
  • Where required attend daily stand up meetings to capture and record Agile delivery team progress against plan(s).
Skills & experience
  • Understanding of Project Management methodology and life cycle.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • Report writing
  • Strong PowerPoint & Excel
  • Agile awareness
  • Hands on experience of project planning in a fast moving and dynamic environment.
  • Experience of operating as a project planner inside a IT delivery environment.
  • Ability to keep a cool head and remain calm under pressure.
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