Project Planner Birmingham

Larson Group
£40k pa + FTC 9 Months Pro Rata
03 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Planner Erdington £40K Pro Rata FTC 9 Months

- Are you Qualified in PRINCE2 to Foundation level
- Do you have 2-3 years MSP experience
- Do you have strong customer facing skills and comfortable and confident with clients at all levels?

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for maintaining Project plans / schedules and keep project resources on track; provide regular project updates to Programme Managers / Project Managers, and maintain contact with staff to monitor job progress.

The Project Planner works within the PMO Governance ensuring planning and tracking of time and costs for a project.
The nature of the business will require the person to be capable of working on a number of various size projects concurrently.

Key Responsibilities:

- Project time and cost tracking and analysis - the ability to enter time and cost data for each project and analyse compared to established budget
- Organization - the ability to understand and assist in the planning of tasks for new projects
- Data collection and analysis-the ability to organize data and analyse the data for current and future projects
- Communication - the ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and regularly with team members, client representatives, and Evergreen management
- Interpersonal - the ability to develop a good working relationship with each team member
- Operating within an agreed PRINCE2 based methodology to ensure successful delivery to both internal and external customers
- Reporting on all aspects of project performance e.g critical path, baseline progress / slippage on a weekly basis and feed into weekly project meetings.
- Developing, updating and managing project plans. Ensuring appropriate allocation of resource, setting of timescales and agreeing levels of client engagement, cross-project inter-dependencies
- Ensuring effective liaison and engagement on all project matters across functional team leaders and business managers
- Ensuring effective liaison with the client and provision to the client with all appropriate project material
- Maintain all appropriate logs, ensuring effective pro-active management of risks, issues and assumptions


- Interfacing with all areas of the business to ensure that projects are satisfactorily delivered.
- Interfacing with the client and managing their expectations.
- Interfacing with 3rd party suppliers of products and services to be evaluated or used within a project or change.

Larson Resource Group Limited is registered in England & Wales with a company number 06110626. Registered office address is Windsor House Cornwall Road Harrogate HG1 2PW. Our VAT number is 916 0028 57. Larson Resource Group Limited trades as an Employment Agency when placing permanent candidates and as an Employment Business when placing Contractors (under the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment and Business Regulations 2003) In accordance with these regulations you should have received a copy of our Client Terms of Business. If you have not received a copy please contact a member of staff immediately. All discounted rates quoted are only valid providing all other terms are met in accordance with our standard Client Terms of Business. For more information on Larson Resource Group please review our website *********************