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Area Planner

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Sector: Nuclear Power Station
  • Contact: Tanya Stobbart
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01946 67494
  • Job Ref: 214258TMS

A fantastic opportunity for a Area Planner to join an existing project based in Warrington. This role requires the successful candidate to hold or be able to obtain BPSS Clearance.

This role is working inside IR35.


As an Area Planner you will be reporting to the Area Lead planner and providing support to the Area Project Manager. You will be responsible for the scheduling and integration of EPCC deliverables in the programme inline with the project controls procedures. Ensuring timely assessment and monitoring of area specific self-delivery and subcontract schedules and their reflection in the Live Schedule.


Carrying out monthly schedule update with the engineering and procurement team incorporating progress from vendor programmes into the BEP live programme.

Attending Plan of the Week meetings with area project team to facilitate early identification of risks / opportunities. Maintain a robust and integrated EPCC schedule.

Ensuring KPI for the timely acceptance / non acceptance of vendor programmes is maintained

Reviewing vendor programmes submitted in support of Compensation Events and carry out substantiated impact assessments

Prepare package progress reports for the Package Manager

Organising and presenting interactive planning workshops for development of baseline schedules and change management schedules.

Managing weekly and monthly updates of project schedules including change management.


Experience in updating of progress on Engineering and project deliverables.

Experience of updating project schedules including resource/cost forecasting.

Experience of providing monthly progress reporting including full EV analysis of period performance.

Experience in development of Tender Plans, resource and cost loaded as required.

Experience of process writing and template creation e.g. change control, standard templates to cover engineering lifecycle from Needs all the way through to Commissioning and Handover.

Excellent Communication skills – both Written and Oral

Wide variety of experience in the Engineering and Construction Industry

Experience of managing self-delivery of EPCC delivery as well as packages of work on EPCC projects

Proven track record of successfully working on NEC3 projects

Experience in Project / Customer Reporting and Change Control

Experience and demonstrated abilities of working as part of a collaborative team, in a multi-discipline environment

Experience in Mechanical and/or EC&I services

Experience within nuclear sector

Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Detailed hands on ability in Primavera P6 planning software.