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Planner - Enhanced DV

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Up to £300 per day inside IR35
Closing date
8 Mar 2024
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Planner - Enhanced DV Cleared

  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK + Remote working
  • Clearance Type: Enhanced DV (west). This role does not support MoD DV.
  • Day Rate: Up to £300 per day inside IR35
  • Duration: 12 Months


Searchability NS&D is proud to be supporting a world leader within National Security & Defence as they look to welcome a Planner into their team.


**Please only apply if you already hold Enhanced DV Clearance**


Skills and experience:




A working knowledge and demonstrable experience in all or some of the following areas:




  • Project planning, scheduling, and monitoring experience using Primavera P6 at advanced level (formal and/or comparable experience)


  • Teamwork – ability to work cooperatively with others and provide coaching where needed


  • Excellent communication skills – develop strong and efficient communication channels with stakeholders and project teams.


  • Ability to adapt approach to individual situations and remain calm under pressure.


  • Customer Service – deliver a high level of customer service to external and internal customers.


  • Flexibility – Understand the needs and constraints of projects and be willing to flex around these to ensure success.


  • A motivated individual who looks to exceed expectations and overcome challenges.


  • Demonstrate the ability to analyse information, breakdown large pieces of work into key tasks and activities to drive the planning process.






  • Advise and support on planning best practice.


  • Create, review, analyse, assure, and maintain Portfolio/ Programme/ Project schedules.


  • Identify and maintain dependencies across the delivery environment


  • Input to and review of management products.


  • Co-ordinate the schedule update process.


  • Lead and facilitate planning workshops and relevant training sessions.


  • Proactively identify and progress opportunities to add value to strategic and tactical decision making.


  • Demonstrate an understanding of traditional and agile methodologies to advise on most appropriate planning practices.


  • Where necessary, support resource planning and utilisation analysis


  • Knowledge of NEC4 forms of contract management would be advantageous.


  • Ability to create/update project plans, schedules & costs using Primavera P6.


  • Ability to utilise earned value analysis to determine project performance


  • Manage stakeholders and relationships.


  • Generate reports on project performance and circulate to stakeholders


  • Ability to incorporate supplier plans or programmes to the master schedule and apply the planning governance or rules within the master schedule.





This is a business-critical position and we are looking to arrange interviews as soon as possible. To be considered please apply directly or contact me via email at

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