• Location

    Seascale, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £45.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


We have an opportunity for a Planner based at Sellafield, Cumbria for a 12 Months contract

Management Accountabilities
On behalf of the Project Management Authority (PMA) and MI Office function ensure that the Integrated Plan is updated credible and reflective of the current company position
Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of the functional quality and performance of the Project Management Office (PMO) Project Controls and MI Office functions

Delivery Accountabilities
Development, maintenance, and validation of facility-specific integrated 'resource-loaded' plans which provide an overview of current and planned future work activity at individual resource level, to inform strategic management discussions
Facilitate the integration of individual facility programmes of work into the wider Business Integrated Plan and provide output data required by key Stakeholders
Engage with Project Managers, plan owners, and key Stakeholders on a monthly basis to ensure that facility specific plans capture all resources requirements, and in line with agreed reporting milestones
Provide weekly integrated plan updates to Laboratory Operations (Lab Ops) facility management representatives coordinate communication of information, and liaise with both Lab Ops Reps and Project Managers to address any anomalies and/or changes to planned resource utilisation plan data to ensure that integrated plan data is accurate and robust
Ensure all potential client work is captured in the top-level Business Integrated Plan, e.g. new work / opportunities, customer internal client projects maintenance, and CAPEX work, etc
Develop the Business Integrated Plan to provide Building/Facility and Equipment utilisation data metrics, highlighting resource pinch points, over-allocation and/or delivery risks & opportunities
Support the MI Office Lead / Capacity Manager on the production of regular management reports summarising business performance
Ensure the Business Integrated Plan is cost loaded and provided financial reporting
Actively support the development of work flow across the business by identifying resource availability in weekly / monthly output reports to increase revenue generating opportunities

Knowledge & Experience
3+ years in a similar role.
Experienced in MSP and P6 Planning tools
Understanding and application of planning principles and procedures across the nuclear industry
Knowledge and experience of managing multiple workfaces and customers via on integrated plan
Experience of managing cost and cost reporting.
Experience of analysing data to identify trends, and risks and reporting on mitigation scenarios.
Experience of producing high quality reporting in line with company deadlines.

Skills & Behaviours
Detailed and working knowledge of MSP/P6/Excel
Good verbal and written communication
Natural intellectual curiosity, creative in analytical approach with a good instinct for business
Capable of working without supervision, to provide insight and help to develop the reporting capabilities of the business
Numerate, logical, organised, flexible and a creative approach to problem solving.
Drive, determination, confidence, enthusiasm and a willingness to propose alternatives to established approaches
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
Ability to take on responsibility and use initiative to prioritise and work effectively under pressure
Customer centricity - strong customer focus both internal and external.
Confident ability to interpret findings and present insights to internal audiences.
Good listening skills.
Strong team working, able to work with various internal teams to achieve objectives
Commitment to continuous improvement willing to proactively make suggestions on potential developments