Project Scheduler

Location: Harlow, Essex Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Sector: Engineering, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Aaron Stone Job Published: 9 days ago

Project Scheduler

Permanent opportunity

Project Scheduler required to join a globally leading Aerospace company who provide solutions to Cyber security and Aircraft upgrades. The Project Scheduler will join the Integrated Project Team providing Project Planning, Risk Management, and Earned Value/budget control support including the creation and analysis of variance analysis data to support the programmes in reporting and key decision making.

On offer is a competitive salary up to £55,000 that includes a ranged benefits package. The Project Scheduler will need to be eligible for SC clearance to go forward for this role.

Main responsibilities of the Project Scheduler include:

  • Responsible for integrity of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) ensuring that all activities, events and milestones are logically linked and fully resourced with labour hours, materials and subcontract payments.
  • Perform analysis such as critical path, schedule risk analysis and Earned Value variance root cause analysis.
  • Maintain the IMS as required (weekly/monthly), and aligned to the fiscal calendar and provide an accurate Cost to Complete (EAC) for financial reporting.
  • Support the Programme Manager with analysis of trend data and provision of metrics for review at Programme Review Boards.
  • Ensure contractual and programme baseline control management is adopted to to ensure the IMS maintain a true and realistic baseline.
  • Support the Integrated Project Team on the use and analysis of EV data.
  • To monitor the Programme Timesheet Bookings to ensure accurate cost collection.
  • Support to the Programme Manager, CAMs and Programme Accountant to establish budget authorisations.
  • Monthly collation and analysis of finance data such as schedule derived Estimates To Complete (ETCs).

Essential skillset of the Project Scheduler includes:

  • Experience of working in a Project / Programme Management / Control environment.
  • Working knowledge of Risk Management Processes.
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM).
  • Experience of Microsoft Project EPM 2010, and other Microsoft Office applications (Excel. Word, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to support and guide Programme Managers and their Teams Ability to multi-task, with good written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the business.
  • Ability to work with diverse project teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to support, guide and influence project teams to ensure programmes are set up in accordance with standard practices and processes.
  • Commercial and Business awareness in a complex projects environment.

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