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  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/11/2020
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (29/12/20)
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The Role:
Remote working
Candidate ideally from an Electrical/Utility background.

Create, monitor, and analyze project schedules in accordance with standard of best project practice

 Track, analyze, and report information appropriately to allow the project teams to manage their projects and evaluate weekly reports
 Log project time-lines and maintain database of tasks and its status.
 Log all new information into database and provide scheduled reports for contract coordination and reporting purposes.
 Interact with customer and project staff to schedule work and coordinate assignments.
 Design and develop project schedule.
 Interact with project team and task managers to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan.
 Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
 Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.
 Suggest management of risks affecting project profit, costs, schedules and client relations.
 Support project management team to maintain timely and effective change management processes, procedures and systems.
 Assist project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep management informed on project progress.
 Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
 Interact with customers, managers, operation leaders, financial controller.
 Maintain project risk register to ensure that risks are effectively managed to minimize their impact on schedule, scope, and budget of projects

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 Strong communication skills - written and verbal
 Good analytical and planning skills.
 Ability to learn quickly and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
 Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet applications
 Proficiency in the use of MS project, knowledge of Primavera and advantage for client requests.
 Must have good attention to detail
 Excellent organizational and time management skills
 Good working ethics and ability to treat documents with confidentiality
 Ability to work effectively within a team setting and also to provide leadership when required to do so.

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