• TS595 - Senior Project Scheduler

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Job Description

Our client is a specialist test and evaluation contractor, working globally across the defence, security and aerospace markets.

We have an exciting role for a Senior Project Scheduler, responsible for the delivery of planning and scheduling support across all projects and programmes within an Integrated Delivery Team (IDT) portfolio

Located in the Portsmouth area this opportunity comes with a salary of up to £55k plus benefits.

  • Maintain project schedules and keep project resources on track, provide regular project updates to stakeholders, and maintain contact with staff to monitor job progress.
  • Integrate multiple schedules into a master project schedule, including base lining, status and performance measurement baselines.
  • Leadership of an IDT’s scheduling and project controls support capability.
  • Development and reporting of project schedule data to senior stakeholders (operating at IDT lead, Director level and above) in a complex projects environment.
  • Assist in defining and implementing schedule software management processes and procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and monitor potential scheduling problems.
  • Development, introduction and implementation of project schedule analytics and reporting methodologies and techniques (such Critical Path analysis) into an IDT.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Programme or Project Controls Qualification – Practitioner or equivalent
  • Project management qualification; APM membership desirable.
  • Experience of operating as a project or programme scheduler in a complex environment
  • Experience of managing a complex project or programme is desirable
  • Working knowledge of programme management principles and how project palling, scheduling and control activities underpin them.
  • Experienced in EVM techniques such as Cost Performance Index (CPI), Schedule Performance Index (SPI), Estimate at Completion (EAC) and Estimate to Complete (ETC).
  • Significant knowledge of the development and delivery of complex project schedules using proprietary planning tools, specifically PPM2016 or Primavera P6.
  • 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.
  • Able to engage, report and challenge at senior stakeholder level.