Project Planner

Recruiter
Spring Grp
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
£35.00 p hour
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Expires
20 Jul 2017
Spring Technology is currently recruiting for a Project Planner to come and join one of our clients based in Cardiff on an initial 3 month contract with a potential extension. We require an experienced planner to assist with the development and management of several plans and schedules across our in flight portfolio and its constituent projects. Experience in MS Project is essential and you will be expected to spend time developing a generic template that conforms to our life cycle and providing knowledge transfer and up-skilling staff. Demonstrable Experience required: Facilitating Planning workshops Experience of managing project plans, tracking and report progress using MS project Experience in performing schedule risk and impact analysis with a detailed understanding of critical path analysis/ network flow, schedule integrity, dependency and constraint management Understanding of planning for technically complex large-scale IT projects and programmes Must have detailed understanding of standard project management principles and techniques (e.g. APM, MSP, Prince2, PMI). Experience of applying Risk Management methods and principles Provide coaching to the project teams to enable them to work more effectively and with minimum direct planner support, hence improving overall planning maturity Ability to make informed decisions using Management Information (MI) Knowledge of both Agile and Waterfall Project Delivery Please note this is not a Project Management role, and previous experience of developing multiple plans across a large complex portfolio is essential. The chosen candidate must hold SC Security Clearance. If this is a role you are interested in and have the skills and experience needed for the role then please send your CV directly to for consideration. Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.