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Senior Planner

Senior Planner

  • Location:


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  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Salary:

    Up to £57.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01946 67494

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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  • Client:

    Morson Talent

We have a further opportunity for a SENIOR PLANNER based in the Nuclear Industry here at Sellafield in Cumbria.

Initially a 6m contract - currently working remotely


Management of local Planning resources, ensuring quality Planning support services including the development management and ownership of project schedule data to deliver successful project outcomes within time, cost and quality requirements, including reporting, utilisation monitoring, and production of periodic progress reports.


Responsibility for the production and timely issue of the integrated plan and programme for the local site, ensuring robust capture of all works ongoing and planned, across all work streams (including internal and external funded projects).

Ensure compliance with all legislative, regulatory and Company procedures and standards e.g. safety, quality, risk and security etc. in the development of project plans.

Identify Customer and internal company deliverables and develop detailed project plans during all project phases on behalf of the Project Manager (detailing resources and costs).

Establish appropriate work breakdown structures against data provided by the Project Manager, ensuring that deliverables, activities, and quantity tracking mechanisms are in place.

Liaise with sub?contractors and Technical Leads, collate progress information and maintain and update the project plan. Challenge updates where necessary to ensure robustness of information and feedback and therefore forecast plan.

Provide progress updates as required by the Project Manager in accordance with work instructions, advising on missed forecasted milestones and deliverables, and attend project progress meetings (as required).

Issue standardised performance reports highlighting any risks and opportunities, and key variances as appropriate, and advise on recovery options if project delivery performance is not hitting targets (Schedule, Deliverables, Cost).

Identify and track all changes or potential changes to the project baseline and subsequent underpinning of change control mechanisms.

Monitor critical path activities, and provide trend data (forecasts up to 3, 6 and 12 months look ahead), support to detailed cost and schedule reviews, and prompt and accurate information to the Project Manager.

Monitor works progress for variations and changes in project scope. Understand any impacts on BCWS and project deliverables and make any necessary updates (follow approval by the Project Manager) to project schedules as required.

Provide project outturns against baseline for LFE and knowledge management.

Provide PMO input into Risk review process and monthly support in maintenance if risk register and contingency and risk withdrawal

Commercial and Contract awareness at customer interface, insurance of accuracy of information for external reporting.

Provide where appropriate solutions or scenarios relating to project challenges

Responsible for the development and maintenance of category 4 classification projects

Provision of local office line management and supervision of Planning resources to ensure the effective discharge of Planning services.

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