Lead Project Planner - P6/Primavera

Datasource Recruitment
Gloucestershire, UK
20 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Project Planner - Primavera/P6 - Contract - Gloucestershire - £400 - £500 per day! - DV or Willing to Undergo

To work with stakeholders to ensure all aspects of the project are defined. The LEAD PROJECT PLANNER provides clarity on key milestones to define what, when and how activities will be organised to ensure the outcomes of a project can be achieved, with the resources available. They lead on all aspects of project planning, which will include the development, updating and monitoring of plans and schedules. They identify tasks, activities, interdependencies and outputs for the project and work with the project team to track and monitor progress against the plan throughout the life of the project.

Key Responsibilities:
Delivery & Leadership - Lead on planning activity and work with the project to support delivery of the business case benefits and outcomes. Support capability building and the use of best practice in planning and reporting. Provide expert advice for team members and project community.Project Planning - Challenge and test project assumptions to ensure that plans are realistic and achievable. Develop of breakdown structures, quality criteria, product descriptions and monitoring strategy. Support the project manager to identify options to optimise delivery through resource smoothing, resource levelling and rescheduling of activities.Resources - Manage the planning team and identify, develop and deploy of planning resources. Identify and plan for wider resource requirements for the project.Stakeholder Management - Ensure that stakeholder responsibilities and needs are understood and addressed in reporting arrangements. Develops peer networks across the department.Project Performance & Controls - Monitor and analyse information, reporting progress, slippage and highlighting areas of risk and opportunity.Guidance & Support - Provide expert advice on planning processes throughout the lifecycle of the project.P6/Primavera: Experience of working as project planner or has held a role within a project team with good knowledge of project planning, a PMO or as a project manager or work stream lead of a small project. Must have knowledge of P6/Primavera and used it within a Project Planning/Project Planner environment.Versatile: Individual with planning experience in a project and non-project environment.
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