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Senior Scheduling Manager

  • Salary: £575 - £700 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 03/10/2017
  • Job reference: J375127A

Role Purpose

The role is responsible for the delivery of planning and scheduling support across all projects and programmes within an IDT portfolio.

Key Accountabilities

  1. Working knowledge of programme management principles and how project planning, scheduling and control activities underpin them
  2. Maintain project schedules and keep project resources on track, provide regular project updates to stakeholders, and maintain contact with staff to monitor job progress.
  3. Integrate multiple schedules into a master project schedule, including base lining, status and performance measurement baselines
  4. Using EVM techniques such as Cost Performance Index (CPI), Schedule Performance Index (SPI), Estimate at Completion (EAC) and Estimate to Complete (ETC)
  5. Leadership of an IDT's scheduling and project controls support capability
  6. Development and reporting of project schedule data to senior stakeholders (operating at IDT lead, Director level and above) in a complex projects environment

Key Capabilities/Knowledge

  1. Assist in defining and implementing schedule software management processes and procedures
  2. Troubleshoot and monitor potential scheduling problems
  3. Significant knowledge of the development and delivery of complex project schedules using proprietary planning tools, specifically PPM2016 or Primavera P6
  4. Detailed knowledge of a number of technical areas, such as: project controls, EVM, governance and assurance, risk analysis and management, cost management/control/reporting, benchmarking, data analysis and reporting.
  5. Development, introduction and implementation of project schedule analytics and reporting methodologies and techniques (such Critical Path analysis) into an IDT
  6. Able to engage, report and challenge at senior stakeholder level

Experience & Qualifications

  1. Programme or Project Controls Qualification - Practitioner or equivalent
  2. Project management qualification; APM membership desirable.
  3. Experience of operating as a project or programme scheduler in a complex environment
  4. Experience of managing a complex project or programme is desirable

Please contact Lucy O'Neill on 0161 924 1402

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