Project Planner R0018061

Morson International
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Key Responsibilities and Tasks: - Create, Maintain, develop & communicate the integrated bid / project plan in the designated planning tool set including all contract deliverable milestones, internal milestones, invoicing and sales milestones in accordance with the Procedures. - Monitor the integrated set of bid / project schedules, costs, and resources in accordance with the company timetable, procedures and working practices and cost structure and Work Break-down Structure - Generate the overall critical path across the integrated set of bids / projects and reconcile issues, making recommendations to assist in the recovery of slippage, where applicable. - Undertake Earned Value calculations, where applicable, to support bid / project performance forecasting. - Undertake and coordinate the formal update of bid / project schedules, interdependencies, resource allocations budgets and financial status, addressing issues with local Work Package Managers and escalating as appropriate to Project and Functional Management. - Analyse resource profiles resulting from the monthly schedule update process and make recommendations to reconcile resource loading anomalies ahead of the Forward Load extraction. - Undertake all baseline and change control activities associated with the schedules including regular local archiving of the associated database(s). - To be accountable for governance, deployment & reporting of Risk & Opportunity Management, including the assessment of risk and contingency in assurance reviews and activities - To be responsible for the independent assurance review and reporting process - To collect and monitor the use of 'lessons learned' as part of a continuous improvement culture - To lead on the production of the monthly project reports - To ensure the correct and effective Project Governance is applied - To ensure all Project activities undertaken comply with the relevant Chorus processes - The role will also involve occasional ad-hoc duties that are not listed above but are necessary to respond to the needs of the business. These ad-hoc duties will be consistent with the nature of a Project Control position within . Skills - The ability to interpret the requirements of projects for a project control service and to effectively apply the correct processes and tools to ensure the effective delivery of the service, either directly or through the direction to other member of the Project Management Office. - Excellent technical project planning skills with proficiency in common project planning tool sets (such as Primavera, SAP). - Proficient in Earned Value Management techniques - The ability to provide accurate and up to date project control information to decision-makers in the Project Management Team. - Strong stakeholder management capabilities to work across the boundaries with the B&PM job family and across other functions. - Ability to establish and meet deadlines, multi-task and prioritise - Excellent communicator - Strong planning and delivery orientation - Contributes positively to a collaborative working environment - Effective at operating across functional and departmental boundaries (working in a matrix style organisation) - A strong understanding of the need for governance in bid / project management and the ability to uphold governance requirements. - Ability to establish and meet deadlines, multi-task and prioritise without the requirement for regular direct supervision. - Excellent communication skills to convey planning information to a variety of stakeholders.

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