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9288 - Senior Project Planner and Scheduler

  • Salary: Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Sector: Project Manager
  • Date posted: 23/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91100


Senior Project Planner and Scheduler

Permanent

Portsmouth

C.£55,000

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Deliver comprehensive delivery plans from high level strategic POAP's, to detail level schedules.
    * Link together and test work estimates, integrating them into appropriate schedules.
    * Produce EPM plans and validate against SAP and other data sources, review and advise S&OP process & reviews.
    * Manage proposals through the DP stage process from inputting to the slide pack to ensuring diaries are aligned to expedite governance approvals
    * Produce and run multiple complex gold packs to support quick turn round multi million pound international prospects
    * Manage highly complex interdependencies between linked schedules from external and internal organisations for UK & international customer delivery.
    * Produce 'what if' scenario plans to advise project & senior management decision points
    * Application of Monte Carlo probabilistic modelling, Earned value reporting and schedule float analysis
    * Identification of critical path and near critical activities, highlighting areas for regular & detailed scrutiny & review.
    * Deliver schedule and cost reporting to management reviews
    * Ability to analyse and control the data in SAP relating to NMSC IDT
    * To contribute to the maintenance and continuous improvement of business processes.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required:


  • Ability to quickly and without any direction assimilate data and deliver the needed outcomes in terms of schedules and cost / price plans
    * Experience of managing highly complex & interdependent project schedules where the programme involves internal and external supply, multiple year timescales and in excess of £10m value.
    * Excellent knowledge of current planning tools, Excel and SharePoint
    * Excellent communication skills to present programmatic / schedule issues in a clear and understandable manner are essential
    * Good understanding of the technical operating environment of QinetiQ or similar organisation
    * Adoption of a culture of continuous improvement
    * Have the flexibility and gravitas to manage and deliver whole minor bids including writing proposals when alternative resources are not available
    * High level understanding of naval ships and combat systems.
    * Willingness to learn and develop
    * Problem solver who always looks for benefits for both QinetiQ and customer
    * UK driving licence (highly desirable)
    * UK National

Challenges


  • Communicating to an audience of widely varying knowledge, experience and ability.
    * To integrate well with the rest of the Maritime Integrated Delivery Teams & supporting functions
    * To be able to successfully apply current knowledge to the scheduling of complex delivery programmes covering a wide variety of contractual scopes.

    Key Accountabilities

  • To the appropriate Integrated Delivery Team Lead, Programme & Project Managers for the provision of detailed schedules and supporting analysis for campaign, capture and delivery projects.

    Behavioural requirements

  • Ability to be flexible
    * Dynamic, proactive and confident
    * Good interpersonal communication skills (including customer facing)
    * Willingness to acknowledge limitations but seek to develop and learn
    * Team player and ability to network
    * Desire and willingness to take on responsibility and show initiative

We look for outstanding technical people, creative and analytical thinkers, decisions makers, influencers and excellent communicators. Join us today.

Apply at https://www.qinetiq.com/Careers




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