Edward Carter Solutions
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Project Planner - Contract - UK

Posted on June 30, 2014

Contract Type:
City:
Company: Edward Carter Solutions

Job Description:

Edward Carter Solutions have an exciting opportunity for a Project Planner/ Programme Planner looking for a 6 month contract (+ extensions) with a high profile client based in the South of England.

Successful applicants will be required to act
as a Central Project Planner focusing on key issues of project & portfolio delivery, including: planning, reporting, user training, resourcing and financial tracking.

Project Planners looking to apply for this role will have the following
responsibilities:

? Producing SAP portfolio reports to measure and monitor progress and ensure that deliverables are achieved, within baseline budget and quality targets
? Providing training and guidance to internal SAP users to ensure
that PPM tools are used efficiently and on time for month end.
? Ensuring project governance processes are adhered to
? Developing and maintaining Project Management Plans, including resource and communication plans for multiple programme work
streams.
? Managing the WBS and ensuring actions are completed and communicated to project team (20+ members)
? Developing and maintaining detailed activity-based project plans and resource requirements using MS Project and other SAP based
applications as appropriate.
? Preparing and maintaining cost budgets for the Portfolio work stream. Monitoring of work stream expenditure and reporting against budget including explanations for any variances.
? Effective management of
dependency plans and impacts across multiple programme work streams
? Ensuring project risks, issues, progress against plan, project and technical Change Request?s are appropriately recorded, updated weekly and escalated where appropriate
? SAP
experience is beneficial but by no means essential

Suitable candidates will have strong Microsoft Project Experience.

Project Planners looking to apply for this role should send CV’s to cv@edwardcarter.co.uk or call 01268 751 261
for more information.

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