Project Planner

Recruiter
121 Recruitment
Location
Croydon
Posted
29 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will have the relevant skills ands experience specified below for this 9 month temporary contract based in Croydon and London. Please Note: This assignment sits outside of IR35. Ltd Company Engagement Only.
Key Tasks & Deliverables: Developing; maintaining and documenting appropriate plans and controls for the project/programme in line with the departments Change Lifecycle/Agile delivery methodology Ensuring the appropriate governance disciplines are observed Reviewing project and supplier documentation and plans to highlight any issues that may compromise delivery Facilitating resolution of project issues and mitigation of project risks Maintaining project documentation Making a constructive contribution to project management processes Making effective use of the departments Change Lifecycle; MSP Agile standard processes and other required standards Produce project documentation e.g. plans Manage dependencies; assumptions and other controls Arrange; prepare materials for; facilitate; chair and document meetings Monitor and report on progress Define project resources including staff; contractors Assure plans; project controls and progress reports Manage QA processes Demonstrate learnings achieved on the project Track record of successful delivery in an equivalent role with equivalent level of responsibility in complex Projects Knowledge of industry standard methods and tools e.g. MSP Experience of working successfully with staff and representatives from business teams to deliver business change initiatives Experience of working successfully in large; complex organisations
Experience Required: The post-holder will work within the Programme Management Office, with specific responsibility to:- • Develop and assure planning standards, processes and templates for projects within the Programme; • Develop, maintain and document a high level strategic plan, including dependencies and RAG status against key milestones) for differing tailored audiences to support decision making at programme level; • Develop, support and maintain detailed and highly structured plans (including phase/stage planning and critical path analysis) to control the individual projects within the Programme; • Capture key risks and dependencies in the planning schedules to reflect into programme controls and reporting; • Provide detailed reporting on progress; • Produce and maintain documentation and guidance on planning best practice at project and programme level; • Landscape scan and provide planning futures controls projecting ahead for potential impacts, recommending detailed contingency actions to the senior team; • Provide a lead on the strategic planning for the programme using traditional methodologies and Agile; • Lead on regular planning review and development sessions; • Act as programme coach and adviser on planning.
Experience of working with Jira and Confluence is a desirable criterion and knowledge and experience of MS Project is essential
Post-holder will be based at Southern House, Croydon and Rose Court, London with the majority of time spent in Croydon.
The successful candidate will have a valid DBS or be willing to apply for one on CV submission. If a job offer is made we will confirm further details in relation to the clearance level requested for this assignment.
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80712945

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