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Project Planner/ Analyst

  • Location

    Malvern, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jennie Lessemun

  • Contact email:

    jennie@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ31868_1610453336

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-26

  • Consultant:

    #

Are you able to create, monitor, and analyse projects schedules in MS Project Online? Are you looking for a position in which you can aid strategic portfolio decisions and scenario planning in MS Project Online? Do you want to do this in an ambitious, fast-growing, international company with a friendly and inclusive culture? Then this might be your chance to become a part of our Project Management team!

In this role you will create, monitor, and analyse project schedules in MS Project / Project Online in accordance with standard of best project practice and have significantly high competence in handling external and internal stakeholders. This may provide intensive short-term advice to high level line managers and stakeholders to aid strategic portfolio decisions and scenario planning.

As a Project Planner/ Analyst your responsibilities will include…

  • Design, develop, and maintain project schedules, identifying major milestones, decision points, project life cycle and other project events within a Microsoft Project Online environment, identifying variances from original plan.
    * Analyse critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around, both at project and portfolio level, using scenario planning techniques within MS Project Online
    * Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
    * Maintain overview of project risk register to ensure that risks are effectively being reviewed to minimise their impact on schedule, scope, and budget of projects

As a Project Planner/ Analyst you will…

  • Detail-oriented individual with high level of communication abilities to senior management teams
    * Academic working and thinking level with 5+ years of relevant experience in portfolio management or analysis, with extensive application of MS Project portfolio management
    * Knowledge of and the ability to apply a variety of schedule analysis and optimisation techniques (such as Critical Path analysis, schedule variance)
    * Understand schedule performance tools and techniques, such as Earned Value Management (EVM), CPI / SPI

Good to have

  • Understanding of product road maps, life cycle, development
    * Passion to make a difference in a progressive organisation

In return you will receive a fantastic workplace environment which offers excellent training and the option for flexi-working.

The role is based in Malvern and is commutable from Worcester, Evesham, Hereford, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Redditch, Bromsgrove and surrounding.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business offering excellent career progression

If you happen to know an Project Planner/ Analyst who may be looking then please do get in touch as we offer a referral scheme.