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Contract Portfolio Planner

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  • Sector:

    Project Planner

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  • Salary:

    £450.00 - £520.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Matt Shore

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Contract Portfolio Planner - Planning Manager / Reporting Manager

Currently recruiting an exciting opportunity for a contract Portfolio Planner to join an industry leading client which you will be based remotely with minimal visits to the offices in the North West. You will be involved in a large programme of work and you would need experience with MS Office, MS Projects and ideally be Prince 2 qualified. You will need experience working in relatively large and regulated environments.

  • Experience of managing planning and scheduling functions for complex design and implementation programmes
  • Maintain standards and recommend different approaches to support continuous improvement for effective planning
  • Proactive engagement and appropriate escalation to resolve issues to meet programme timelines
  • Comfortable building multiple weekly and monthly programme schedules
  • Ensure delivery planning meets objectives that are in line with the strategic roadmap
  • Identifying key programme milestones, dependencies and associated costs
  • Strong senior level communicator and able to understand and work with a technical and delivery teams
  • Lead regular schedule reviews with development and delivery teams
  • Obtain status updates and identify trends, risks and issues that could potentially impact the plans
  • Ensure planning changes are authorised, clearly documented and recorded
  • Ability to analyse schedules from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Ability to drive recommendations or solutions
  • Ensure ongoing planning and scheduling compliance