Project Planner

Outsource UK Limited
£39.27 p hour
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Planner - P6

A Project Planner with P6 experience is required to work on a twelve month contract with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Bristol.

This is a 12 month contract with a leading UK Defence Business

Overview of the Project Planner contract role

The basic function of this role is to create and maintain project plans for new programmes and/or progress and maintain existing project plans. This will require the implementation of the project WBS, OBS and the allocation of budgets to Cost Accounts, and the sequencing of work consistent with a workable logic. Critical path analysis and Earned Value management will be a key aspect of the role.

Key skills required for the Project Planner

- The job holder demonstrates a high level of proficiency in planning software skills and is highly proficient in the use of planning packages. (Primavera and Microsoft Project.).
- Sound knowledge of Planning principles and processes.
- Ability to liaise with stakeholders to gather, input, analyse and report schedule progress information.
- Full understanding of baseline management.
- Ability to provide informed advice to the project planning team during the creation of a project WBS, and to implement the subsequent output within the baseline project plan(s).
- The job holder undertakes analysis of the project plans against critical and near-critical path events, to identify problematic performance and communicate the potential impact to appropriate parities
- The job holder demonstrates the ability to analyse, intemperate and report on key performance indicators such as earned value and Schedule Performance Indicators.
- The job holder demonstrates advanced IT skills and is proficient in the use of appropriate packages (Word, Excel, and MS Office.

The role is based in Bristol - commutable from Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Worcester, Cirencester, Swindon, Devizes, Trowbridge, Bath, Taunton, Bridgwater, Weston-Super-Mare, Newport and Cardiff

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