Project Planner

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  • Location

    Moor Row, Cumbria

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    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months +

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We have an opportunity for a Project Planner based at Westlakes, Cumbria

Job role

We are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals who are keen to cement our existing expertise in delivering projects to our key clients and driving the growth of our business in this sector.
The production and development of project schedules from project defined scope.
To Resource and cost load the schedules in line with the project estimate.
The production of a project schedule baseline and the continuous update and monitoring of the project baseline through change control.
To produce BCWS Budget Cost of Work information from the project schedule.
To provide project resource utilisation requirements from the project schedule to assist the project delivery timescales.
To hold/attend weekly project schedule reviews with the project teams to monitor delivery of the project schedule, circulating look-ahead information and implementing recovery plans as required.
To provide weekly/monthly progress updates producing BCWP & Budget Cost of Work Performed information for & earned value, SPI Schedule Performance Indices and SV Schedule Variance for project performance.
To liaise with the cost engineer to accurately assess the financial status of the project to the required level on the project schedule, producing CPI & Cost Performance Indices and CV & Cost Variance for project performance.
To produce project schedule forecasts, advising the project team in areas of risk, slippage to dates and milestone delivery and overall project completion.
To supply any required information to support the Project Manager in preparation of any monthly status reports as directed.
All work carried out in accordance with company standard operating procedures and where applicable client operating procedures

SC Clearance Preferred
Project Planning / Scheduling Experience
An Engineering / Project Management Qualification
A proven track record of successful delivery within the planning function using planning tools such as Primavera

Experienced in planning construction / site works
Ability to support framework team developing and delivering projects for the client
Develop project plans for the purpose of project execution and control
Experience in producing and managing programmes in accordance with the NEC contract
Engagement and development of strong relationships with client senior managers, regulators and other stakeholders, including internal Jacobs management