*Job Title: Project Planner - 28150 - MoJ
*CV Submission Deadline: 17/04/18 @10:00
*The Maximum Pay Rate: £350
*Location: 102 Petty France
*Contract Length: 3 months
*Clearance Level Required: BPSS/DBS
We are looking for a Project Planner ideally with MoJ experience. Detail below.
The courts and tribunals in England and Wales have been allocated unprecedented funding of almost £1billlion. This will enable HM Courts & Tribunals Service, working in partnership with the judiciary, to create a system that is proportionate and accessible and that better meets the needs of the people it serves. This is the most ambitious programme of its kind anywhere in the world.
As a Project Planner in the Change Directorate you will be at the forefront of leading and implementing change in our world-leading justice system. The Programme is ambitious and we need resilient, resourceful and adaptable people to make it happen, who have a proven track record in Project Delivery. Your application will need to demonstrate that have the experience required in delivering high profile projects, ideally within a Programme environment, that you can thrive in an environment that is changing constantly, that you can deal with uncertainty and that you are committed to developing services that are based on the needs of the end recipient of the service provided as well as the needs of those who administer the services provided.
The role of the Project Planner is to work with stakeholders to ensure all aspects of the project are defined. The planner provides clarity on key milestones to define what, when and how activities will be organised to ensure the outcomes of a project can be achieved, with the resources available. They lead on all aspects of project planning, which will include the development, updating and monitoring of plans and schedules. They identify tasks, activities, interdependencies and outputs for the project and work with the project team to track and monitor progress against the plan throughout the life of the project.
HMCTS expects its leaders to show openness, honesty and commitment, and, of course, to deliver results.
Delivery and Leadership - Lead on planning activity and work with the project to support delivery of the business case benefits and outcomes. Support capability building and the use of best practice in planning and reporting. Provide expert advice for team members and project community.
Project Planning - Challenge and test project assumptions to ensure that plans are realistic and achievable. Develop of breakdown structures, quality criteria, product descriptions and monitoring strategy. Support the project manager to identify options to optimise delivery through resource smoothing, resource levelling and rescheduling of activities.
Resources - Manage the planning team and identify, develop and deploy of planning resources. Identify and plan for wider resource requirements for the project.
Stakeholder Management - Ensure that stakeholder responsibilities and needs are understood and addressed in reporting arrangements.
Project Performance and Controls - Monitor and analyse information, reporting progress, slippage and highlighting areas of risk and opportunity.
Guidance and Support - Provide expert advice on planning processes throughout the lifecycle of the project.
* Experience of working as project planner at the previous level, or has held a role within