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Planning Assistant: Derby

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Daniel Brokenshire

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Main Duties / Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and document appropriate plans and controls for the project/programme in line with the departments Change Lifecycle/Agile delivery methodology
  • Ensuring the appropriate governance disciplines are observed
  • Reviewing project and supplier documentation and plans to highlight any issues that may compromise delivery
  • Facilitating resolution of project issues and mitigation of project risks
  • Maintaining project documentation
  • Making a constructive contribution to project management processes
  • Making effective use of the departments Change Lifecycle
  • MS Project Agile standard processes and other required standards
  • Produce project documentation eg plans
  • Manage dependencies, assumptions and other controls
  • Arrange, prepare materials for, facilitate, chair and document meetings
  • Monitor and report on progress
  • Define project resources including staff; contractors
  • Assure plans, project controls and progress reports
  • Manage QA processes
  • Demonstrate learnings achieved on the project

Skills, Knowledge Experience

  • Track record of successful delivery in an equivalent role with equivalent level of responsibility in complex Projects
  • Knowledge of industry standard methods and tools eg MS Project
  • MS Office, esp EXCEL required as lots of spreadsheet work
  • Experience of working successfully with staff and representatives from business teams to deliver business change