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Project Planner

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/09/2017
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Exciting opportunity for a Project Planner to join a leader in the HV power and renewables sector. The role is a permanent position and will be site based on a major infrastructure project within a multi-discipline engineering team.

1. OVERALL PURPOSE OF ROLE:

To provide project planning activities to project teams/departments, ensuring that staff are complying with processes and best practice.

2. KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

* Responsible for creating the project plan using MS Project / Primavera
* Update and maintain the project plan.
* Ensure contractors provide schedules at determined intervals to make sure that the project is completed on time and within budget.
* Conduct project progress monitoring including identifying critical activities and reviewing forecasts with progress achieved to date.
* Regularly keep management informed of problems, issues, and status of the project against the base-line programme.
* Produce project program reports as required.
* Provide support as required to the Project Manager at customer meetings.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Proficient in MS Project & Primavera P6 version 8.1
* Previous experience as a project planner in an Energy environment
* Good working knowledge of MS Project and SharePoint
* Good interpersonal and organisational skills
* Ability to operate pro-actively and autonomously with an attention to detail
* Flexibility and an ability to function well under pressure
* An ability to manage, administer and develop data

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience on high voltage (HV) infrastructure projects e.g. windfarms, substations, HVDC, power transmission

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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