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Project Planner (Contract, Berkshire, Start ASAP)

Job Title: Project Planner (Contract, Berkshire, Start ASAP)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Attractive Day Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: PP/LG/ProPlan/Cx_1552406317
Contact Name: Laura Gallagher
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Project Planner

Berkshire (6 Month Contract)

The Company:

A leading customer focused, collaborative and Agile Telecoms company, who are going through an exciting period of change. They are currently seeking an experienced Project Planner to join their team on an interim basis to focus on planning of both projects and programs within various business functions, based out of their HQ in Berkshire.


  • To develop, maintain and progress quality project plans / schedules in line with the functional processes and One Plan requirements
  • Maintain key interdependencies between projects and programmes confirming appropriate monitoring and action is undertaken as required in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate through agreed performance indicators the efficiency and effectiveness of the project plans / schedules developed and utilised
  • Liaise with all parties to ensure Business Functional planning submissions are issued in a timely manner to be reviewed prior to planning meetings.
  • Chair planning meetings, providing information on new or amended assignments, securing updates and updating the Plan.
  • Provide expert planning support and assist in the development of the planning processes; identification of key stakeholders; communication.

Experience Required:

  • Experience of planning and scheduling in complex business design and development Programmes and be able to understand and work with a skill-diverse team
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills. Experience of analysing project plans, dependency management, baseline management and resource usage across a programme portfolio.
  • Proficient in portfolio, programme and project risk and issue management
  • A working knowledge of project methodologies such as PRINCE2, PMI &
  • Expert skill level in MS Project 2010 & 2016, MS Project On-Line & MS PowerPoint is essential
  • Proficient skill level in MS Excel, MS Visio, & MS Word is essential
  • Working level knowledge of JIRA.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send a copy of your most recent CV to today

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