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Project Planner

  • Location: Suffolk
  • Salary: £40 - 50 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Morson Talent Leiston are recruiting for a Project Planner for Sizewell A Nuclear Power Station on the Suffolk Coast.

Role description:
This opportunity will allow the successful candidate to work within an integrated project controls team helping to deliver an annual £500m programme of nuclear work. The projects combine both new build and decommissioning within a structured collaborative environment working with colleagues who are focused on innovative solutions and teamwork where the focus is on delivery of programme outputs.

Role accountabilities:
• Expert knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM) including producing Budgeted
Cost of Work Performed (BCWP) forecast data for Cost Engineers, detailing, by activity,
cumulative forecast BCWP value per financial period along with revised start and finish
dates for all activities in the schedule
• Development of schedules for inclusion in the baseline and subsequent development of detailed project schedules to support project delivery. Ensure all key milestone dates are included in the scheduling tool & coded using compliant codes to enable reports to be run.
• Develop project schedules in compliance with company standards. Manage and report
on Critical Path Analysis (CPA) Assess any Sub Contractor’s programmes as per NEC
requirements and make recommendations for programme acceptance / rejection to the
Project Manager
• Ensure baseline and detailed project schedules remain aligned and in compliance with
company standards. Ensure all interdependencies between projects and programmes on
a site are built into the schedule and the impact of these interdependencies are recorded
and monitored on a regular basis
• Maintain baseline schedules through change control, reflecting additional / modified /
deleted scope and ensuring that the schedule integrity is preserved throughout (to be
evidenced by running batch of generic Magnox reports)
• Provide critical path analysis and near-critical path float analysis including any changes
brought about by schedule updates, highlighting any deviations from approved baseline
dates in the form of reports and Gantt layouts
• Assist Project Managers in producing the monthly performance reports by providing, from the Level 3 schedules – Year To Date (YTD) BCWP, forecast BCWP, analysis of
schedule variances and providing recovery planning assistance, if necessary
• Conduct full and detailed Schedule Performance Index (SPI) & Schedule Variance (SV) ,
analysis and subsequent root cause analysis, followed by provision of narrative,
recommendations & recovery plans
• Involvement in pre contract management and assessment work.

Qualifications & Experience:
• Experienced on P6.
• Schedule planning, forecasting and reporting.
• Construction background.
• Working as part of an integrated delivery team.

Please Note:
Hours - Full Time 5 days a week
Contract role - Site/Hybrid
Location - Sizewell A - Suffolk
Duration - 6months
Rate - £40.00 to £50.00ph

For more information please contact the Leiston office on 01728 666684.
Alternatively please email your CV to