Planning Lead

Reed Professional Services (RPS) is a Management Consultancy, technology services and outsourcing company specialising in IT, Media, financial services and associated sectors. We specialise in partnership solutions, with clients across varying sectors and are currently delivering several Work packages across all these areas.

REEDPS Project Profile:

We are working with a central government organization who have a major of significant number of major programmed in flight and commissioned to aid the planning and withdrawal of Britain from the EU. Due to this the department have requested for Reed Professional Services to aid with building a Central PMO function to support the associated portfolio of programmes and projects within DEFRA

Role Profile:

We are looking for a Planning Lead to lead a team of planners who are introducing planning best practice to support the building of better plans for the programme, developing them from initiation through to detailed plans with resource allocation. Introducing PPM best practice on existing and new PPM processes to provide SROs and relevant stakeholders with the assurance and comfort that they have visibility on all aspects impacting delivery.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Recent central government or government experience
  • Demonstrable experience of leading a team of Planners.
  • Demonstrable experience of creating detailed milestone plans.
  • Demonstrable experience of creating action plans and reporting.
  • Significant stakeholder management experience to a senior level.
  • Demonstrable experience of governance and senior decision making.
  • Demonstrable experience of providing support, guidance and coaching for project teams.
  • Demonstrable experience of governance and senior decision making.
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities.
  • Experience of implementation action plans to drive the project successfully.
  • Broad understanding of Project Management methodologies and tools.
  • Outstanding communication skills - both written and verbal

If you are interested in joining an established Management Consulting company, please get in touch today by applying via this website or call us on 0207 332 2560.

If your application is successful you will be contacted within 5 days of application.

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30/05/2019 15:56:00
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