PMO Programme Planner Support - SEO Level (334919)

Recruiter
Capita
Location
London, UK
Salary
Salary 40000 - 45000 SALARY
Posted
20 Jan 2021
Closes
27 Jan 2021
Contact
Sonita Ram
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Permanent

Join us a PMO Programme Planning Support (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 PMO Programme Planner Support

As Programme Planning Support, your main function will be to work alongside the to support PMO Planning Lead with the development and maintenance of the Integrated Programme Plan for this national Programme.   This role sits within the PMO Deployment and Delivery Team interfacing with multiple internal and external workstreams, 3rd party suppliers, as well as the Home Office Central PMO Team.


The Project Complexity level is ???High??? which is generally characterised as having a high degree of uncertainty, large size, political sensitivity, technical complexity, large and complex set of stakeholders, and often need procedures and methodologies to be adapted to suit unique situations.  


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

??        Understanding of PMO Dependency, Risk, Issue and Change Management requirements

??        Excellent organisation and coordination skills

??        Demonstrable experience of working with Delivery Partners and 3rd Party Suppliers

??        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 of working in a team environment, contributing to team video calls, capturing planning related actions, risks and issues.




Typical role and responsibilities

The post holder will report to the Programme Lead Planner and will be accountable for their own work and have responsibility for the following:

??        Support the Programme Lead Planner in the maintenance of the integrated programme plan, coordinating plan changes and obtaining approval via governance

??        Communicate progress and modification of plans to relevant stakeholders using a variety of reporting mechanisms

??        Produce planning data / management information for regular programme governance forums

??        Provide proactive feedback and insight to the Programme Lead Planner and Planners, and support with identification and management of planning related risks and issues

??        Analyse the integrated programme plan to identify critical path and drive insights into delivery performance or planning improvements

??        Undertake assurance activities and planning analysis across all plans within the programme WBS, to drive plan quality, management information and support impact analysis

??        Provide feedback to enhance programme planning standards and related ways of working across the programme (e.g. assumptions and dependency management)

??        Maintain the ESMCP Document Repository for ???Planning???

??        Maintain the ESN Network Plan on a Page (POAP)



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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