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Microsoft Project Planner/Expert

  • Salary: £300 - £350 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 07/03/2017
  • Job reference: J363031A
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Microsoft Project Planner/Expert - Nottingham - East Midlands - Initial 3 months

Our client requires a Microsoft Project Planner/Expert with strong experience of working within a Customer Contact Platform Team, in a fast paced environment. This role is based in Nottingham within the utilities industry on an initial 3 month contract with the possibility to extend beyond this.


  • Suitable candidates must be an expert within Microsoft Project
  • As the MS Project Expert, you will need to hold sessions to understand the current plans and guide Project Managers to create good, robust project plans.
  • You will be expected to create a standardised project plan template which can be used by all Project Managers within the programme.
  • You will be responsible for collating plans from the individual Project Managers each week in order to collate them together for the Programme Manager/the business and for use in steering meetings.
  • Suitable candidates must be able to pull out key dependencies and milestones in order to highlight these for the Programme Manager.
  • As part of the role, you will be working with various plan types - supplier plans, internal, and business plans

Key Skills and Experience

  • Suitable candidates must have experience across both software and infrastructure projects - ideally under various methodologies (preferably Agile and Waterfall).
  • Must be self-sufficient in order to get on with own deliverables.
  • Any experience of other general PMO duties is an advantage - such as logging risks, issues, holding workshops, raising purchase orders.
  • Experience of working with various plan types - supplier plans, internal and business plans
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