2 months ago
We are currently looking to recruit at all grades Planners to undertake duties on a number of high profile projects with our partners and clients within sectors: Rail, Utilities, Nuclear, Defence, Highways and Environment. The role is to join our expanding Bristol and South West team on some of the region's most exciting projects.
Create and maintain project schedules that support and align with project requirements;
Develop the project schedules in conjunction with the project manager and project team;
Interact with project team to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan;
Interact with and assist project team to schedule work and coordinate assignments;
Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas;
Analyse critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around;
Support project team to maintain timely and effective change management processes and procedures;
Adherence to contract processes for management of schedule data and submissions (e.g. NEC, FIDIC or similar);
Assist project team to develop status reports to keep management informed on project progress;
Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules;
Undertake Project Reviews;
Monitor and consolidate the overall project plans;
Monitor the project manager's reporting system summarising the progress status of all projects;
Monitor and advise on status of project KPIs.
Computer literacy in Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint;
Knowledge and Proficiency with multiple discipline specific software applications such as Primavera (P6) and/or other planning and resourcing software;
Demonstrable Project management and planning techniques;
Able to coordinate and work with other teams and have basic multi-disciplinary knowledge;
Good research and analytical skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills;
Excellent communication and organisation skills;
Professional working knowledge of project management and project controls software and tools (e.g. PRA, ARM, Oracle, SAP);
Candidates are expected to have excellent communication skills (oral and written) and be genuinely committed to finding new and more effective ways of working.