PMO Scheduler (SC)
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
North East England
£235 - £235
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My client urgently requires a PMO Scheduler to be located at the clients site in Newcastle.
*Produces comprehensive schedules.
*Ensure that milestones and dependencies across projects are reflected in related schedules and that we have the ability to report status using standard reports
*Creates an overview at Program level by consolidating the project schedules in one Master Schedule
*Identify and report the Critical Path
*Produces reports showing the status of earned value (this requires obtaining budget and actuals information that is not contained in the MSP plans).
*Check the health of the schedule using the schedule quality analyzer tool
*Supports the capture of weekly schedules and helps to recalculate the remaining work
*Monitors resource levels against achievement to advise on resource levelling and identify potential over or under estimating for work effort within the plan
*Monitors actual progress. Once there is a baseline, ensure that any movement to this is subject to formal change control and, once changes are approved, that the PM updates the schedule to incorporate the change and reports progress based on this
*Attends management, project team and customer meetings as requested by the project manager to ensure that schedules are being maintained and updated as required, according to standards
*Trains and supervises other PMO team members in the use of standard tools and processes
*Assists management, project managers and colleagues to understand and accept scheduling concepts, tools and processes
*Reviews actual schedule achievements for estimating future similar projects and undertakes to record any lessons learned
*Uses either PPMC or the Project Control Framework to produce and analyze weekly and monthly reports as required
*Ensure EV reporting is consistently and effectively applied by incumbent PMs and aggregated for the programme.
Key Professional Competencies
*Experience in project management (2-6 years, depending on seniority level)
*Solid understanding of project scheduling and cost control
*A thorough and organized approach with a meticulous attention to detail and quality
*Initiative, resourcefulness and persistence in problem solving
*Strong communication skills
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
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