Cumbria, United Kingdom
15 days ago
30 Apr 00:00
We’re looking for a Senior Planning Engineer to join our Westlakes-based client on a permanent or contract basis. Our client supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.
What does the job involve?
The position is responsible for planning and progress reporting of a long-term joint venture in support of Project Managers and Project Engineers.
Provide a planning service to the projects with responsibility for accurate progress reporting and analysis
Assist Project Managers & Project Engineers with plans for tenders
Preparation of Monthly Project Reports (internal and external) - Variances investigation and reporting e.g. investigating schedule variances - Assisting Project Managers & Project Engineers with producing EAC (estimate at completion)
Managing project baselines
Assisting PMs with change management
Ad-hoc project reporting
Development of the Planning service within an operational unit
What skills and experience do you need?
Experience in a Project Planning role
Experience in coaching and mentoring junior members of staff
Experience with Primavera P6 planning software - Excel skills
Experience with financial or cost management software - Attention to detail and good numerical skills
Good communication skills - Able to work independently and as part of a team
Bachelor’s Degree an advantage, but not essential
A QCF qualification in Planning/Project Controls an advantage, but not essential
What to do next
If you feel this opportunity could be a fit for your skills and experience, click the apply button!
Recruitment processes with our clients usually move quickly and successful applicants will advance to interview stage promptly. Regrettably, only applicants who demonstrate the required experience outlined in the advert will be contacted.
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