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Lead planning & planning roles in Basingstoke / Reading area

Candidates must have BPSS (SC desirable)

Willingness to travel is required

Lead Planner – Requirements:

  • Ability to utilise P6 software to build schedules, establishing work breakdown structures/cost breakdown structure, activity structures, cost and resource load schedules.
  • Take a lead role within the PMO Office to give advice, best practise guidance to team members/exec team, coaching and mentoring on structuring schedules, applying costs at appropriate levels and general planning advice.
  • To maintain a planning overview for the full programme and report to key stakeholders/exec members on progress/issues and recovery options.
  • To implement and run baseline change control processes
  • To act as the super-user for the P6 system – including administration, EPS Setup and other P6 general maintenance.
  • To develop and update an integrated schedule to inform key stakeholders of project health and report on movement in key contract milestones.
  • To develop ad hoc reports to inform resourcing decisions / Earned value management and others as requested by PMO.
  • To complete monthly performance reports with EVM stats and performance progress and provide explanations to the exec team.
  • Have high earned value management skills and knowledge.
  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of NEC forms of contract and from a planning perspective how to implement PMIS/CENS into baseline schedules and be able to give advice to the planning team on implementation of the above.
  • To assist in project assurance reviews and be the Subject Matter Expert for planning within the PMO team.
  • Candidate to have excellent communication/ interpersonal skills – have the ability to liaise with different internal/external stakeholders from client to exec level within the business.
  • Candidate to have at least 5yrs + experience in planning ideally lead planning experience for 2ys+.

 

Planner – Requirements

  • Ability to work as part of a project team, working alongside and supporting the PM providing daily/weekly/monthly planning information as requested.
  • Ability to utilise P6 software to build schedules, establishing work breakdown structures/cost breakdown structure, activity structures, cost and resource loading schedules.
  • To provide weekly/fortnightly/six weekly lookaheads to inform project knowledge and progress on the job.
  • To have an understanding of differing methodologies in capturing progress from a planning perspective advise the project team appropriately and collect progress to inform weekly/monthly schedule updates and reporting.
  • To produce schedules for change control and have an understanding of baseline change control processes.
  • To develop earned value management /resource / ad hoc reports to inform project reports, resourcing decisions and others as requested by PMO or project team.
  • To complete monthly performance reports with EVM stats and performance progress and provide explanations to the exec team.
  • Have high earned value management skills and knowledge.
  • To complete planning documentation for project assurance reviews.
  • Candidate to have excellent communication/ interpersonal skills – have the ability to liaise with different internal/external stakeholders from client to exec level within the business.
  • Candidate must have good team working skills and the ability to perform in a team environment.
  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of NEC 4 from a planning perspective how to implement PMIS/CENS into baseline schedules.
  • Candidate to have at least 5yrs + experience in planning ideally working in the nuclear/rail industry.