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Job Title: Planner
Location: UK / Hybrid
Type: Contract / Permanent

Role Information: 

To provide a professional and technical project planning service to a significant, dynamic and rapidly changing programme of work.


  • Provide an effective planning and reporting service including build and maintenance of integrated resource loaded schedules, application of rules of credit where appropriate, and robust challenge to contractor progress submissions.
  • Develop schedules at the most effective level for differing requirements; including detailed working schedules and the ability to advise and implement roll up of these to a higher level where appropriate.
  • Ensure baseline adherence and demonstrate a clear understanding of the importance of maintaining an accurate baseline position and develop change controls to support this.
  • Provide Earned Value Analysis, identify critical areas, trends and recommend recovery options, and contribute to clear and concise reporting.
  • Provide accurate forecasts for schedule performance within the financial year and project lifetime.
  • Maintain planning databases for areas of work, and ensure validation and integrity of data across systems.
  • To provide support to the application of risk processes and to the Project Teams, Risk Co-ordinator and Risk Manager in risk identification, reviews, workshops and upkeep of risk registers.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cost management and how this interface with planning requirements.

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum 3+ years experience.
  • Knowledge of planning procedures and methods together with a strong understanding of underlying principles.
  • Convey strong communication and interaction skills, externally and internally and have the ability to influence key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce and present information to high standards.
  • Able to work under pressure and adapt to changes in the work environment, managing competing demands and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Questioning and challenging attitude.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Primavera P6 experience.

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