PMO Planner (PMOP01) – Paarl, Western Cape


PMO Planner (PMOP01)

confidential

Paarl, Western Cape

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Our client, based in Paarl, Western Cape, is a global leader in convenient foods and beverages, and is a major player in the FMCG industry has a contract vacancy for 12 months with the possibility of renewal for a PMO Planner.  The position is Office based/Hybrid (2 – 3 days a week)

The purpose of the role is to plan and monitor the programme and its constituent projects to ensure it remains on track

 

PLEASE NOTE ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.   ONLY APPLY IF YOU QUALIFY IN FULL

At least 5 years’ experience in a similar planning role
Previous direct involvement in a SAP Transformation project
FMCG experience.

A project management qualification
Certification in Agile
Certification as a PMI scheduling professional (PMI-SP)

  • MS Office Suite
  • MS Projects
  • MS SharePoint
  • Azure DevOps
  • Clarity PPM Software
  • Zoom Platform

 

  • Define planning standards for the programme to enable ease of roll-up of milestone data and dependencies
  • Facilitate the design and development of project and workstream plans, providing estimating support, ensuring that all milestones, internal and external dependencies are identified, logged and monitored
  • Ensure all plans include activities, time and resource estimates for risk mitigation
  • Ensure quality review and deliverable acceptance activities and associated time have been allocated realistically
  • Develop and maintain the overall programme plan
  • Establish and operate mechanisms to track delivery against the programme plan and regularly update progress against the plan
  • Identify and analyse interfaces and dependencies between projects and recommend appropriate actions where anomalies exist or there are areas of concern
  • Develop milestone and dependency charts to create visibility for the team
  • Track and maintain dependencies
  • Advise on missed milestones, missed dependencies and assess the impact
  • Report deviations and/or changes to the original plan that can lead to serious delays and budget overruns
  • Monitor planning assumptions and take appropriate action where assumptions do not hold true
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Projects – able to plan and schedule multiple projects that roll-up into a master programme schedule
  • Good interviewing and listening skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good networking skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Team orientation
  • Ability to establish and maintain a sense of discipline
  • Self-starter, resourceful
  • Self-confidence and influence
  • Bias for action, drive

Attention to detail
Resilience

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