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Project Planner

Saudi Arabia

Job ID SNS-0059

Posted On
28-Sep-2016
(2066 days ago)

Job type
Permanent

Sector
Defence

  • Primarily responsible to the Head of Operational Systems for the project planning support and coordination of the Operational Systems Programme.
  • The provision of a range of project management support services to Project Managers in order to co-ordinate and facilitate the successful implementation of the projects to meet Programme priorities and business objectives.
  • Ensure the correct implementation and maintenance of a suite of Project Management planning tools covering all aspects of Company’s project management standards and procedures.
  • Liaise with the Project Managers and functional areas in order to;
  • Produce and maintain a hierarchy of project schedules / plans for the programme.
  • Support the production of work package plans;
  • Maintain overall resource estimates for each project;
  • Support the production of work / activity breakdown plans.
  • In conjunction with commercial and finance, produce and maintain a high level cost model for the programme and support Project Managers in the production of project cost models.
  • Liaise with Project Managers to collate and issue progress reports for the programme.
  • Maintain, coordinate and manage all GFA, risks and issues, assumptions, dependencies (GRAD) in conjunction with Project Managers in order to reduce Programme exposure and improve project delivery.
  • Monitor and record the programme revenue and costs in conjunction with Project Managers.
  • Co-ordinate the allocation of Project Officer resources in support of the programme and project priorities.
  • Provide the Secretariat for formal project meetings.
  • Ensure the team administration is accurate and up to date.
  • Lead the production and review of weekly / monthly / quarterly reports to the MOD and Saudi Arabian National Guard.
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in an appropriate project management discipline.
  • Proven track record in similar role, working to tight timescales.
  • Detailed understanding of project risk management with a relevant qualification.
  • Expert in use of Microsoft Project or similar project scheduling / planning application.