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Project / Programme Planner (Telco, Contract, Start ASAP)

Job Title: Project / Programme Planner (Telco, Contract, Start ASAP)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Attractive Day Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: PP/LG/PLANCX_1555597034
Contact Name: Laura Gallagher
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Project / Programme 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 / Programme 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

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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