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PMO Planner - MS Project

  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
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PMO Planner (Resource) - £60k

Capita is one of the largest British companies in the world and due to growth and transformation, is now seeking a dedicated PMO Planner to join a collaborative PMO function working on various portfolios of IT programmes and projects within the transport industry. Your role as a Planner will aid the transformation of several complex time restricted programmes of change to be delivered across our large and complex portfolio of work. You will have a strong Planning background (including highly advanced MS Project skills) and have experience of developing resource-based plans.

What you will do in the PMO Planner (Resource) role:

  • Strong planning and resource management to develop and implement (MS Project) resource-based planning approaches and detailed plans - including implement clear resource-based estimates, plans and tracking of actual allocations across the account.
  • Resource Demand - working with Project Managers to understand and agree resource demand forecasts for the Programme, validating data from Project plans and resource forecasts, assisting with impact assessments of new changes or change control to in-flight work.
  • Resource Supply - working with functional leads to confirm current resource capacity analysis of supply versus demand and reporting any overallocation.
  • Developing and refining clear planning standards and resource management processes.
  • Reporting on actuals - collating and analysing actuals resource usage from timesheet systems, quality checking, reporting information into Programme Management and Finance Teams
  • Working closely with the Finance Team and Programme Planner to ensure billing happens to forecast, accurately and on time.
  • Assuring project and programmes plans and working to ensure that relevant risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies are highlighted at appropriate levels.
  • Developing and implementing clear change control processes.
  • Supporting development of high-level plan views (such as Plans on a Page) at Project, Programme and Portfolio levels.
  • Providing evidence-based reporting, including KPIs, resource heatmaps, utilisation etc.

Your experience for the PMO Planner (Resource) will include:

  • Experience of undertaking a similar role in a large enterprise programme.
  • Strong MS Project and Excel (Pivot Tables) skills.
  • Experience of resource planning for business transformation and technical cohorts.
  • Experience of working within IT environments and excellent understanding of the Software Delivery Lifecycle (SDLC) and Project Development Lifecycle (PDLC).
  • High attention to detail with documentation.

If you are interested in the role and would like to apply, please send me your CV in response to this advert for immediate consideration.

PMO Planner (Resource) - £60k

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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