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Project Resource Planner

London School of Economics and Political Science - Data & Technology Services

Location: London
Salary: £36,647 to £47,456 Per annum, Inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 2nd December 2019
Closes: 6th January 2020

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

Salary from £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance

LSE is a cosmopolitan community in the centre of London focusing on the study of the social sciences. Data and Technology Services is the School’s central technology department, responsible for core data and technology services across the School.

The Project Resource Planner will primarily liaise with the Business Partners, along with other Data and Technology colleagues to shape and maintain the technology demand portfolio. The successful candidate will contribute to optimising Data and Technology alignment and performance by being able to accurately define required effort and consumption for known demand.

The Project Resource Planner will be;

  • leading, defining and constantly improving the resourcing planning input into the Data and Technology portfolio.
  • collaborating with Data and Technology colleagues on the portfolio processes, with a focus on resource planning.
  • arranging and collating the prioritisation of technology projects and deliverables through management of portfolio document(s).
  • ensuring that the prioritised portfolio assets are also matched to assigned resources within the Data and Technology teams or through other partner sources.

The ideal candidate will have;

  • experience of managing resource across multiple projects with competing specialist resource requirements.
  • a high standard of written and verbal communication and the ability to inform audiences of all levels and experience of complex details and concepts.
  • the ability to engage with senior management to present and gain approval for project change plans.
  • experience of using workforce planning and management tools to build and manage project resource plans that meet demand forecasts

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email

The closing date for receipt of applications is 6th January 2020 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

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