Portfolio Planner

Location
Andover
Salary
£400 - £500 per day
Posted
03 Mar 2017
Closes
31 Mar 2017
Ref
J7705
Contact
Natasha Lewis
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Contract
*Portfolio Planner - up to £500/ day - 6 month contract - Andover*

Security Clearance: Must already hold active SC clearance.

We have an exciting opportunity to join one of our key defence clients in Andover who are currently looking for a Portfolio Planner to join their team. The role will develop and maintain plans and schedules for the Portfolio and its contained Programmes and Projects and you will be responsible for providing assistance to Portfolio Office staff and Programme Management Office staff ensuring skills transfer.

Key tasks and deliverables:
*Generation of Strategic level visualisations
*Generation of a Resource Definition Tool.
*Scheduling Skills transfer
*Advice on wider Portfolio MI Tools
*Develop, generate and maintain Portfolio level schedule visualisation to allow strategic decision making.
*Development of a Resource Definition Tool.
*Development of fully resourced and costed Programme plans using data provided by the Portfolio, Programme and Project management teams.
*Aid the monitoring of progress and refine plans and schedules, implementing change and configuration control systems as appropriate.
*Critical path analysis and trend forecasts at the strategic level.
*Provide advice and guidance to the Portfolio Office on the use of wider Management Information Tools.
*Other duties as required - including collating progress information and project/programme updates.

Essential skills and experience:
*Active SC clearance
*Defence sector experience
*The role requires highly professional skills in Programme and Project Scheduling (specifically MS Project) at the strategic level.
*High Level Strategic Schedule generation and analysis