Project Planner

£444.44/shift Umbrella PAYE

CarmichaelUK are looking for a Project Planner to work with one of our key tier 1 clients on a major water framework based out of an office in Reading. Work covered will involve both briefed and unbriefed schemes, from concept and initial studies to full funding and project initiation to benefits realisation and closure. Close cooperation with the Programme Planners in the Programme Management team to ensure alignment of the overall AMP7 delivery is essential to ensure that any issues can be resolved or escalated as appropriate.

We are looking for someone to start ASAP and run through until at least March '22.

Reporting to the Reporting and Controls Manager, your responsibilities will be:

- Ensure visibility and alignment with Thames Water’s business plan and Performance Commitments throughout.

- Work with allocated delivery office to ensure the following data in P6 is as accurate as possible:

- Any unbriefed Value of Work Done (VOWD)

- Unbriefed and briefed SKFs

- Unbriefed and briefed milestones

- Work with allocated delivery office to highlight any data conflicts or concerns to ensure these are addressed.

- Work with Programme planners in the programme management team to ensure alignment of the overall AMP7 delivery and that any issues can be resolved or escalated as appropriate

- Plan the activities that need to be undertaken by the Project team ensuring outage plans are visible and interlinked with the contractor programmes of work

- Review the contractor plans in line with the contract deliverables

- Ensure that all auditable milestones have the correct documentation in place prior to being claimed

Skills, qualifications, experience – minimum required:

- Significant experience in applied programme delivery planning experience.

- Membership of a recognised body (e.g. APM/ Practitioner MSP/ Prince2/P3O/PPSO/ITIL).

- A track record in hands-on delivery planning, utilising various planning tools, with Oracle Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project as a minimum.

- The confidence to manage teams and communicate at all levels, driving commitments and improvements to meet commercial and technical objectives and deadlines.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to analyse data and present findings to senior teams.

If you are interested please apply through the link.

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