Role: Planning & Scheduling Specialist - SC Cleared
** NPPV3 Clearance highly desired **
Our client requires an Integrated Planning and Scheduling (IP&S) Specialist to provide planning and scheduling support to Campaigns, Bids and Programme Execution.
The ideal candidate will already be familiar with a wide range of planning and scheduling tools, including MS Project and OpenPlan or other industry recognised systems.
*Deliver Planning & Scheduling activities to BDUK Programmes aligned to our clients Programme Management best practice to ensure successful programme start up and execution throughout the programme lifecycle
*Develop Programme planning strategies and approach plans, maintain Master Assumption Lists and develop Programme Deliverables and Responsibility Matrix Workbooks (DRW) (incl. WBS/OBS/RAM)
*Develop Schedule Ground Rules & Assumptions (SGR&A), High Level Flows, Proposal Summary Schedules, Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedules, ensuring key internal / external customers and supplier schedules are integrated.
*Undertake Supplier schedule assessments, IMS multi-functional IMS deep dives, Schedule Risk Management (RIO & SRA), Scenario Plan and schedule Change Management
*Establish and maintain Schedule baselines, maintain schedule forecast, undertake schedule analysis including Critical and Driving path
*Identify and support the management of Programme schedule risks, issues and opportunities
*Report Programme schedule status and performance metrics to programme leadership team and Customer
*Identify and implement IP&S process, quality and productivity improvements.
*Programme Planning & scheduling - knowledge and proficiency in planning and scheduling
*Leadership - ability to lead and direct the activities and resources within and across Functional and Organisational boundaries.
*Communication - excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to listen, assimilate, evaluate and summarise. Sound ability to communicate with the customer at all levels.