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Programme Scheduler

Salt Search
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Our client, a global telecommunications business, is looking to hire a programme scheduler for a series of projects.

Working in tandem with the Project Manager, this role is for 6 months with the possibility of an extension, with a daily rate of £500 Outside IR-35.

The role operates on a hybrid-working basis with the office based In Bristol.

Essential Criteria:
  • Strong experience in programme scheduling/planning for organisations across multiple layers of the business.
  • Significant experience with stakeholder management.
  • Strong organisational skills for structured panning development, implementation and management.
  • Proven knowledge of programme and project management processes, practices and techniques.
  • Astute business and commercial awareness, experience of or with the telecoms industry is preferable.
  • Proven ability to identify potential opportunities and risks for schedule analysis and formally documenting such possibilities.
  • Previous experience of conducting critical payment milestone reviews.
  • Experience defining appropriate Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) in accordance with the project delivery strategy.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with the Programme Manager to develop a Programme Schedule for multiple projects whilst considering all resources and customer requirements.
  • Maximising efficiency of project delivery taking time, cost and quality into consideration.
  • Submitting all project schedules for formal assurance and approval.
  • Continuously updating project schedule, assessing comparisons between baseline schedule and work performed.
  • Carry out impact analysis of schedule changes, variances and opportunities to improve project acceleration.
  • Develop mitigation strategies with the project manager.
  • Provide support in identifying any actions that may impact the Schedule's Critical Path.
  • Prepare and present Schedule texts for monthly progress reports.
  • Attend governance meetings and travel to customer sites when required.
  • Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action before Schedule slippage.

About You:
  • An individual who makes decisions with care.
  • An individual whop adopts an organised and structured approach to work and business.
  • Collaborative team player.
  • A naturally analytical mind.
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