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  • Job reference: RMS0157893

Senior Planner

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/06/2015
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The Company:
Our client is a nuclear specialist, covering both civilian and defence sectors, across the complete lifecycle from New Build, through Operations and Maintenance, to final decommissioning and waste disposal.

The Role:
.The Project Planner is the ‘organiser’ of a project or projects. The Planner sets out, monitors, maintains and updates the project plan/programme in coordination with all stakeholders of the project. The Planner provides information to the Project Management and Design Management teams on project progress to both critical path and project milestones. The Planner works closely with the Project Services team in monitoring programme KPI’s e.g. Earned Value.
• Draft programmes in conjunction with the Project team for approval by the Project Manager
• Discuss & agree resources and timescales with the Project Manager
• Ensure all activities within the Project scope of work are included in programmes
• Issue programmes of work in accordance with Document Control system
• Gather information from design team, subcontractors, client for progress reporting purposes
• Responsible for updating the project plan throughout the project lifetime
• Maintain cause and effect records in liaison with the Project Manager
• Regularly update the project resource plan and discuss peaks and troughs with the Project Manager
• Manage progress reporting against the programme
• Pursue sub-contractors programmes & ensure alignment with those of the project
• Operate change control in line with the Project contract requirements
• Recommend delivery and sequencing strategies to the Project Manager based on project knowledge
• Recommend internal Project Control Process Improvements and undertake quality checks
• Provide client performance data and reports as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Minimum HND or equivalent level of qualification is required
• Preferably degree qualified in technical/engineering or project management discipline though not essential
• PC literate in Microsoft Office suite
• Knowledge of using Project Planning software (Primavera) is required. SC or DV level security clearance is preferred though not essential. DV Security Clearance will be sponsored by the Company and all candidates MUST be eligible for DV clearance
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