Newcastle Upon Tyne
about 3 years ago
Portfolio Planner; 5mth Contract, £375.0day Ltd; Newcastle - Upon - Tyne
KEY Skills: Portfolio Planner, Public Sector
Portfolio Planner required by DEFRA to join their team in Newcastle to develop and maintain plans and schedules for the Portfolio and its contained Programmes and Projects.
You will Lead the planning team to develop and maintain Programme Plans, ensuring compliance from Project/Programme Managers through a Delivery Group forum.
Duties will include:
Development of fully resourced and costed Programme plans using data provided by the Portfolio, Programme and Project management teams.
Maintain plans and schedules of reporting for the Portfolio.
Monitor progress and refine plans and schedules, implementing change and configuration control systems as appropriate.
Identify and monitor interdependencies within the Portfolio and contained plans.
Provide progress reports to each Programme Manager, to include performance and schedule information.
Identification of key variances within Programmes and presentation of effective and compelling data in support of findings.
Critical path analysis and trend forecasts. Provide assistance for Portfolio Manager, Programme Managers and Bid Managers.
Other duties as required – including liaison with sub-contractors, collating progress information and project programme updates.
You will be an experienced Portfolio Planner with experience of working in a Change/PMO environment.
Previous experience of working in the Central Government/Public Sectors desirable, but not essential.
You will ideally be qualified to HNC/Degree level.
To discuss this vacancy please contact: Deborah Edgerton
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