Project Controls Planner

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Theobald

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Job Description
My client is one of the leading global construction consultancy whose experts work with organisations to deliver maximum value from their assets.

Working on many of the world's largest programmes from our global network of 104 offices, our 4000+ staff shape our industry. We help our clients save money with our programme, project and cost management services.

We also provide an integrated suite of management services to deliver assets that improve the performance of our clients' businesses.

Together with our set of specialist asset and property management services, we put passion into applying new ideas throughout the asset life cycle. Using our skills, processes and knowledge we provide industry leading services to our clients.

We are currently looking to recruit a Planner 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 high profile projects.

Job Objectives
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.
Reduce uncertainty, understand objectives and improve efficiency.
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 managers 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 managers to maintain timely and effective change management processes and procedures.
Adherence to NEC or FIDIC contract processes for management of schedule data and submissions.
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.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Monitor and consolidate the overall project plans.
Monitor the project manager's reporting system summarizing the progress status of all projects.
Monitor and advise on status of project KPIs.

Required Skills
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 organization skills.
Professional working knowledge of project management and Planning software and tools.