Project Planner

Project Planner

Job Title: Project Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, W. Midlands, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896215_1568190163
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2019 09:22

Job Description

As part of our client's project controls team, you will be the responsible project planner for several construction projects. In this client-facing role, your contribution will be crucial for the successful execution of our projects from tendering to project closeout through providing guidance to the project manager and the project team. You are responsible for preparing and continuously monitoring the program to accurately reflect progress, to identify critical paths and to ensure action plans are developed and implemented anticipating and resolving bottlenecks and issues in a proactive and timely manner.
As part of your role you will be responsible for:

*Implementing and maintaining the company's Integrated Project Controls System
*Identifying and applying Project Controls best practices
*Working closely with project management and other project stakeholders
*Liaising with the client
*Reviewing the project scope and contract documents, suggesting changes for planning and scheduling aspects
*Developing project WBS and progress measurement templates including s-curves
*Developing base line schedules using the full capabilities of scheduling software
*Leading interactive planning sessions with the project team
*Incorporating subcontract schedules into the Master Project Schedule & report on performance of subcontractors and partners
*Producing Master Project Schedule Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
*Identifying schedule slippages along with the root causes and mitigation options, communicating them effectively to the project team
*Deploying Earned Value Management to monitor progress, to identify deviations and to propose mitigation actions
*Supporting cost controls in the preparation of the cost to complete estimate vs. physical progress
*Supporting the Change Management process and ensuring all changes are incorporated into the Master Project Schedule
*Developing What‐If‐Scenarios & recovery plans due to programme slippage and change requests
*Supporting the preparation of EOT and cost claims, variation orders and claim reviews
*Produce & submit Schedule Delay Analysis reports
*Performing and coordinating ad-hoc project controls analysis and support

You will have the following experience

*Extensive experience in Project Controls especially project planning and scheduling
*Advanced Primavera P6 knowledge and strong knowledge and expertise in standard industry planning and scheduling tools
*Schedule Risk Analysis software experience
*Strong MS Excel skills for analysis and reporting
*Experience in establishing schedule baselines
*Good understanding of Earned Value Management (EVM)
*Experience in EPC contract execution and construction management
*Field experience
*Ability to gather and analyse data, to draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations
*Risk management experience
*Quality-focused with strong attention to detail
*Develop good working practices and continually strive for improvements in cooperation with other project offices
Title: Project Planner
Pay Rate and Bens: Attractive
Location: Birmingham

Key Skills: Project Planning, Project Control, Project Schedule, Master Schedule, Value Management, Change Management, Costing, Cost Claims, Risk, Risk management,

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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