Vacancy Details


  • £200 - £306 per day + flexible hybrid working
  • London

Planner (PMO)

£306 per day - PAYE

Mainly Remote - London

Until December 2023

We are seeking a Planner (PMO) for our Consultancy client. The role is manly remote, with occasional travel to the London Victoria and Thatcham office as required.

Security Clearance: Security Check (SC) and NPPV3

This role is on payroll PAYE.

Role Profile/Responsibilities:

  • Create, review, maintain and administer Portfolio/Programme/Project schedules
  • Microsoft Project to an advanced level (formal and/or comparable experience)
  • Identify and maintain dependencies across the delivery environment - often interacting with Agile delivery at Project level
  • Input to and review of management products relevant to the schedules
  • Support the schedule update process
  • Carry out analysis and assurance activities
  • Lead/facilitate planning workshops and training sessions
  • Use an understanding of the aspects of both 'traditional' and Agile projects to advise on the most appropriate planning practices
  • Understanding and experience of working across PMO functions: Change Control, Risk and Issue Management, Benefits Management, Governance, Reporting
  • Consulting experience within client environments, ideally including government and potentially with knowledge of excellent practices from other sectors that can drive client business process improvement
  • A solid understanding of one or more project and programme management methodologies
  • Practical and formal experience of both waterfall and Agile planning principles and methods
  • A current understanding and working knowledge of the latest trends in planning practices, including one or more Agile methodologies
  • An understanding of Agile delivery tools
  • An analytical thinker with creative and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Proactively identify and progress opportunities to add value to strategic and tactical decision making
  • Good Demonstrable report writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to develop effective communication channels with key stakeholders
  • Qualifications across the following are preferable: Prince2, Manging Successful Programmes, APM
  • Qualifications in Planning is preferable

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