Project Planner - SEO Level

London, UK
Salary 40000 - 45000 SALARY
15 Jan 2021
30 Jan 2021
Sonita Ram
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

Join us a Project Planner (Mid-level) with the Home Office

(London, Full-Time, Permanent)

About Capita

At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever ??? and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.

The Home Office

This role is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative person to be at the forefront of change in one of the great Departments of State. We are delivering significant transformation in order to continue keeping our citizens safe and our country secure. New technology and the fast-evolving nature of the threats we face mean we must adapt, and adapt fast, and with the UK leaving the EU, the need for change is greater than ever.

The Role of a Planner

As a Planner/Scheduler on the Project, you will be responsible for the delivery of plans/schedules to one or more areas of this high-profile programme. You will develop accurate and timely schedules in line with PMO controls and standards, managing, reporting and escalating non-conformance of Programme delivery area.

You have responsibility for reviewing programme information, raising appropriate challenge and identification of trends that may impact the programme meeting its objectives. You will provide support, mentoring and technical insight to other Planners within the team. You will build trusted relationships with the programme delivery areas to which you are assigned.


Essential Criteria and competencies:

??        Schedule management within Portfolio / Programme / Project management in a complex delivery and contractual environment.

??        Ability to take ownership and drive through tasks to completion

??        Able to demonstrate experience of working effectively with stakeholders to achieve results in line with complex governance arrangements and tight timelines

??        Strong interpersonal skills.

??        Establish credibility and exert influence with key stakeholders and suppliers at an operational level.

??        Identifying and resolving issues with demonstrable ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems or escalate as required

??        Maintain effective performance in difficult and challenging circumstance

??        Extensive experience of various scheduling software, such as MS Project Online

??        Experience across all phases of the programme lifecycle in a technology implementation

Typical Qualifications and Professional Memberships include:

??        PRINCE2 Practitioner

??        Agile Project Management Practitioner

??        APM Project Management Qualification

??        APM Practitioner Qualification

??        APM Registered Project Professional

??        Project Leadership Programme

Please note successful applicants will be expected to go through vetting and Security Clearance.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application.

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