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Programme Planner

  • Posted April 24, 2024
  • £600 - £630 per day
  • York
  • Contract

Programmer Planner/ PMO Planner – Planning, Stakeholder engagement, Finance Transformation, MSP, Planview, PMO planning, Programme planning, Regulatory Change, Change, Portfolio Management

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and established Programme Planner to join a major Insurance company in York,

For this role you must have:

  • Solid Programme Planning experience
  • Significant experience having worked in either; Insurance, Finance Change Programmes or Finance Transformation
  • Significant planning experience within a PMO function
  • Must have experience of regulatory change
  • Significant experience using MSP or planview portfolio management
  • Must have a strong background within financial services
  • Excellent organisational ability and communication skills
  • Disciplined work approach including the ability to work to deadlines, whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy is essential

If this sounds like a role you would succeed in please do not hesitate to get in touch. You can contact me direct on 0131 220 7105 or email me at [email protected]

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    Senior PMO Analyst - Supply Chain

    • Posted April 12, 2024
    • £400 - £425 per day
    • London
    • Contract

    Senior PMO Analyst/ PMO Lead – Supply Chain, Logistics, Retail, Jira, Confluence, Agile, Governance, RAID, Planning, Stakeholder engagement, forum facilitation

    We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and established Senior PMO Analyst to focus on a major programme within a busy Supply Chain Transformation.

    For this role you must have:

    • Solid experience in a Senior PMO Analyst/PMO Lead role
    • Solid knowledge and experience of Jira and Confluence
    • Previous experience working in supply chain or logistics will be highly advantageous
    • Experience in both Waterfall and Agile methods is advantageous.
    • Excellent stakeholder management skills
    • Experience of working within a project-orientated function; experience of supporting Programme and Project Managers
    • MS Office Suite – Excel, Word, PowerPoint to a proficient level
    • Ability to adapt quickly, calmly and positively to changing priorities
    • Disciplined work approach including the ability to work to deadlines, whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy is essential

    If this sounds like a role you would succeed in please do not hesitate to get in touch. You can contact me direct on 0131 220 7105 or email me at [email protected]

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      Senior Planner, Planning Engineer/ DV Cleared

      • Posted April 9, 2024
      • Negotiable
      • Berkshire
      • Contract

      Planner, Planning Engineer

      Our client require an experienced and DV Cleared P6 (Primavera) and or MS Projects Planner, to support by providing key control and governance expertise. Your primary focus would include the facilitation of planning workshops, schedule analysis, and maintenance on behalf of the schedule owner. At Programme level, the Planner will provide quality assurance across the delivery environment in line with the chosen methodology as well as the approved planning processes and procedures.

      Rate – Negotiable (Inside IR35)

      Skills and experience:

      A working knowledge and demonstrable experience in all or some of the following areas:

      • Project planning, scheduling, and monitoring experience using Primavera P6 and or MS Projects at advanced level (formal and/or comparable experience)
      • Teamwork – ability to work cooperatively with others and provide coaching where needed
      • Excellent communication skills – develop strong and efficient communication channels with stakeholders and project teams.
      • Ability to adapt approach to individual situations and remain calm under pressure.
      • Customer Service – deliver a high level of customer service to external and internal customers.
      • Flexibility – Understand the needs and constraints of projects and be willing to flex around these to ensure success.
      • A motivated individual who looks to exceed expectations and overcome challenges.
      • Demonstrate the ability to analyse information, breakdown large pieces of work into key tasks and activities to drive the planning process.

      Responsibilities:

      • Advise and support on planning best practice.
      • Create, review, analyse, assure, and maintain Portfolio/ Programme/ Project schedules.
      • Identify and maintain dependencies across the delivery environment
      • Input to and review of management products.
      • Co-ordinate the schedule update process.
      • Lead and facilitate planning workshops and relevant training sessions.
      • Proactively identify and progress opportunities to add value to strategic and tactical decision making.
      • Demonstrate an understanding of traditional and agile methodologies to advise on most appropriate planning practices.
      • Where necessary, support resource planning and utilisation analysis
      • Knowledge of NEC4 forms of contract management would be advantageous.
      • Ability to create/update project plans, schedules & costs using Primavera P6.
      • Ability to utilise earned value analysis to determine project performance
      • Manage stakeholders and relationships.
      • Generate reports on project performance and circulate to stakeholders
      • Ability to incorporate supplier plans or programmes to the master schedule and apply the planning governance or rules within the master schedule.

      As an individual:

      • Collaborative team player who operates to high behavioural and ethical standards
      • Be self-motivated and confident, with strong people skills
      • Be able to gain client trust and identify opportunities for adding further value to the client relationship

      For any questions, please email me at [email protected]

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        PMO Analyst (Financial Services)

        • Posted March 18, 2024
        • £40000 - £45000 per annum
        • Gloucester - typically on site once per week for the first few months. Once settled it will be once per month
        • Permanent

        PMO Analyst (Financial Services)

        Our clients is a financial services organisation who are currently seeking a PMO Analyst to work with project stakeholders to ensure change activity is delivered in line with the Group’s Change Management Framework, supporting the ongoing development of the PMO function.

        Key responsibilities

        • Maintain project compliance with the defined governance framework
        • Support capacity planning and resource tracking across the portfolio of projects
        • Support budget cost tracking, forecasts and actuals, working with the designated Project Accountant
        • Develop reporting packs covering project delivery updates, budgets, resource, risks & issues, quality and benefits realisation
        • Manage Status Update reporting across all projects, reviewing and consolidating submissions
        • Oversee the monthly time recording activity ensuring data is consolidated, accurate and submitted to Finance
        • Update portfolio level RAID and monitor completion of project level logs

        Skills/experience required:

        • Proven experience in a PMO role for more than 3 years
        • Background working in the Financial Services industry is critical
        • Project Reporting and pack creation
        • Budget and resource tracking for multiple projects
        • Maintenance of project lifecycle templates and logs (e.g. RAID log)
        • Expert knowledge of Excel, Word PowerPoint, MSP and other project planning tools
        • Ability to take responsibility for own activities and to meet tight deadlines
        • Effective communication and engagement at all levels including C-Level Executives

        Please submit your CV for initial consideration. If your CV matches the requirements above, expect to receive a call within 24 working hours to discuss your availability and salary expectations.

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