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  • Job reference: RMS0127586


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: St. Neots
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/07/2013
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The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

The Role:
The planner’s role is to manage the planning process by providing clear unambiguous programme information that gives visibility of project status at all times.
This will be achieved by liaising with all stakeholders to develop logic driven, fully resourced and cost loaded programmes that identify key interfaces and are prepared at an appropriate level of detail for effective control.
The preparation and distribution of appropriate progress reports, programmes, histograms, EVM analyses and projections. These will provide project teams and managers information at a suitable level of detail to enable them to manage effectively.

Key Responsibilities
- Develop logic driven, fully resourced and cost loaded programmes
- Resource capacity analysis
- Reporting resouce utilisation and capacity
- Predicting and progressing programme look-ahead
- Advising the Project Manager and project teams on programme progress
- Monthly reporting
- Monthly programme updating
- Maintaining records in sufficient detail to enable an accurate account of contract history
- Liaison with suppliers, contractors, engineering and other internal departments
- Assess impact of changes and risks in terms of programme key dates, deliverables and costs

A key aspect of the planners role and responsibilities is the willingness to get involved in establishing and recommending changes when required to the project delivery philosophy.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Planning of complex software or engineering projects
HNC or equivalent in an engineering discipline
Accurate and timely
Capable of working successfully in a team of technical experts
Able to communicate at all levels within the team both verbally and in writing.
Advanced IT office skills such as MS Office (Excel essential)

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experienced in working with project planning software (Primavera an advantage)
SAP business system experience would be an advantage.
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