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Project Planner

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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 20th November 2020
Location: Farnborough
Salary/Rate: £400 - £500
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Role: Project Scheduler

Location: Farnborough

Duration: Initially until 31st March

Rate: £400 - £500/day (Umbrella only)

SC Clearance: Hold active SC clearance or willing to undergo SC Clearance process

Our client deliver multi-domain solutions to enable our customers to overcome the next generation of threats, increase force projection, and reduce cognitive burden, while leveraging autonomy. Together, these play a growing role supporting missions by protecting critical assets and the lives of Soldiers.

The role is responsible for the delivery of planning and scheduling support to assigned projects and programmes. Position Requirements:

  • Work closely with Project Managers to develop and maintain detailed resource loaded schedules of projects using PPM2016
  • Develop and maintain summary level schedule reports Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, and other program management tools used to support critical path analysis, near-term tasks work authorizations, priority based resource allocations, performance variances and to support cost/schedule integration 3. Identify major milestones, decision points, project life-cycle and other project events
  • Troubleshoot and monitor potential scheduling problems
  • Report on trends, forecasts, project contingency, and schedule risks and opportunities.
  • Update the schedule and compare the actual work performed against the baseline program
  • Hold active SC clearance or willing to undergo SC Clearance process


  • Construction and development of project schedules from first principles in a proprietary scheduling tool such as PPM2016;
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply a variety of schedule analysis and optimisation techniques (such as Critical Path analysis, schedule variance, )
  • Understand how to work with key stakeholders to monitor and control the project through the various phases of the project lifecycle
  • Understand schedule performance tools and techniques, such as Earned Value Management (EVM)

To apply please send your CV in the first instance