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Lead planning & planning roles

Lead planning & planning roles in Basingstoke / Reading area

Candidates must have BPSS (SC desirable)

Willingness to travel is required

Lead Planner – Requirements:

  • Ability to utilise P6 software to build schedules, establishing work breakdown structures/cost breakdown structure, activity structures, cost and resource load schedules.
  • Take a lead role within the PMO Office to give advice, best practise guidance to team members/exec team, coaching and mentoring on structuring schedules, applying costs at appropriate levels and general planning advice.
  • To maintain a planning overview for the full programme and report to key stakeholders/exec members on progress/issues and recovery options.
  • To implement and run baseline change control processes
  • To act as the super-user for the P6 system – including administration, EPS Setup and other P6 general maintenance.
  • To develop and update an integrated schedule to inform key stakeholders of project health and report on movement in key contract milestones.
  • To develop ad hoc reports to inform resourcing decisions / Earned value management and others as requested by PMO.
  • To complete monthly performance reports with EVM stats and performance progress and provide explanations to the exec team.
  • Have high earned value management skills and knowledge.
  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of NEC forms of contract and from a planning perspective how to implement PMIS/CENS into baseline schedules and be able to give advice to the planning team on implementation of the above.
  • To assist in project assurance reviews and be the Subject Matter Expert for planning within the PMO team.
  • Candidate to have excellent communication/ interpersonal skills – have the ability to liaise with different internal/external stakeholders from client to exec level within the business.
  • Candidate to have at least 5yrs + experience in planning ideally lead planning experience for 2ys+.

 

Planner – Requirements

  • Ability to work as part of a project team, working alongside and supporting the PM providing daily/weekly/monthly planning information as requested.
  • Ability to utilise P6 software to build schedules, establishing work breakdown structures/cost breakdown structure, activity structures, cost and resource loading schedules.
  • To provide weekly/fortnightly/six weekly lookaheads to inform project knowledge and progress on the job.
  • To have an understanding of differing methodologies in capturing progress from a planning perspective advise the project team appropriately and collect progress to inform weekly/monthly schedule updates and reporting.
  • To produce schedules for change control and have an understanding of baseline change control processes.
  • To develop earned value management /resource / ad hoc reports to inform project reports, resourcing decisions and others as requested by PMO or project team.
  • To complete monthly performance reports with EVM stats and performance progress and provide explanations to the exec team.
  • Have high earned value management skills and knowledge.
  • To complete planning documentation for project assurance reviews.
  • Candidate to have excellent communication/ interpersonal skills – have the ability to liaise with different internal/external stakeholders from client to exec level within the business.
  • Candidate must have good team working skills and the ability to perform in a team environment.
  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of NEC 4 from a planning perspective how to implement PMIS/CENS into baseline schedules.
  • Candidate to have at least 5yrs + experience in planning ideally working in the nuclear/rail industry.

 

Senior Project Managers, Project Managers, Sub-Project Managers & Project Engineers

Senior Project Managers, Project Managers, Sub-Project Managers and Project Engineers required for long term roles in our team supporting projects in Cumbria and Risley.

Must have BPSS as a minimum (SC desirable). Must have APM / PRINCE2 & MSP or equivalent and Professional Project Management Qualifications.

Project Manager – Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and management skills.
  • Experience ideally in nuclear transportation projects, essential to have experience in the nuclear industry or other highly regulated industry.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering/Scientific (preferable) discipline field with a minimum of 5 years demonstrated successful experience in overall project management.
  • Relevant experience in an Project Management position, with a track-record of successfully delivering project outcomes on-time, within Specification and within budget.
  • Experience in managing changes in project Specification, schedule and costs.
  • Knowledge of construction or engineering contract management.
  • Experience of successfully managing complex project solutions.
  • Experience in managing the relationship with the client, all stakeholders and third parties.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining project documentation following procedures.
  • Can-do attitude and a strong focus on detail and delivery.
  • A strong track record of project management methodologies.
  • Experience in developing a detailed project plan with the Project Controls team to track progress.
  • Experience in developing Codes of Accounts, Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Estimating, Budgeting, Cost Performance based (earned value) reporting including Cost and Schedule Variance (CV & SV) analysis and cost forecasting.
  • Performing risk management to minimise project risks and escalate as necessary.
  • Engineering, Procurement & Construction methods, tools and work processes; Contracts Methods and Processes;
  • Knowledge of the NEC contracts.

 

Senior Project Manager – Requirements:

  • Prepare all project management paperwork in line with processes. Produce an integrated programme plan
  • Lead the project board meeting through to delivery
  • Manage the programme for 5-6 different activities to ensure delivery on time and to budget
  • Individually project manage some of the projects within the programme, others will be directly managed by the teams
  • Preparation and set up of data room
  • Collect all business document and information to ensure level playing field for suppliers
  • Manage other projects internally –bunkering/agency
  • Programme internal process/operational changes
  • Process Time line Monitoring
  • Manage Issues Log
  • Manage Risk Log
  • Manage Actions Log
  • Manage Meeting Requests, Invites and Updates
  • Chase Information from relevant parties
  • Organise Events
  • Keep All Tender Team members up to date on any changes
  • Report on Progress
  • Control Document Storage and locations
  • Keep everything in logical format.

Office Manager / Lead Administrator

We are looking for an experienced administrator, Office Manager / PA to work for this based in Cleator Moor, Cumbria. You will be supporting the smooth running of the office. We want someone who is professional, caring, proactive and someone who wants to make a difference.  This will be a long-term permanent role.

Office Manager Experience

As the Office Manager you will be customer focused and well organised. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills and previous administration or office management experience. A willingness to learn and a passion for providing dedicated support to the team will be the key to success in this position.

Attributes also include:

  • Previous experience as an office manager is essential
  • Experience of dealing with contractors, suppliers and clients
  • Ability to multitask and to stay organised
  • Experience of working with awarding bodies to ensure legal requirements are adhered to
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure

 

Key roles and Responsibilities

 

 

  • Working in line with Prima Uno’s Standards and Expectations Booklet
  • Managing communication with external stakeholders
  • Complex diary management
  • Managing attendance and admissions
  • Drafting and implementing the practice’s policies and procedures as required and ensure compliance with various legal bodies
  • Responsible for compliance and ensuring the practise adheres to all legislation
  • Assisting with the retention of staff and setting up and conducting interviews, requesting references and carrying our pre-employment checks
  • Dealing with HR duties and ensuring holiday allowances are recorded and calculated accurately, creating personnel files for new staff, Organising / developing new staff contracts, inductions and passes, Staff appraisals and development of personal improvement plans , Organising interviews and meetings
  • Ensuring reception is always covered  and organising cover when required
  • Administering the annual appraisals process
  • General marketing duties including dealing with social media accounts and PR
  • Facilities management such as dealing with insurance, repairs and maintenance, managing IT Support
  • Procurement duties as required to ensure best value for services ranging from IT, Telephone Suppliers
  • Attending conferences and BECBC events with Sarah or in Sarah’s absence
  • Supporting all staff in Phoenix Court office
  • Manage Phoenix Court staff annual leave
  • Manage Prima Uno Calendar – all team
  • Manage info@primauno.co.uk emails
  • Look after Sarah’s in-box when required
  • General office management
  • Chair weekly staff meetings in Sarah’s absence
  • Quality Management System ISO 9001:2015 – maintain and conduct internal audits.  Desirable knowledge of ISO 9001:2008 but not essential as we have a QA person
  • Quality Management System ISO 44001 – Implement, maintain and conduct internal audits – Sarah Purdham will manage these, and training awareness will be given although this will not be a responsibility
  • Attend networking events to help promote Prima Uno
  • Assist in marketing campaigns with social media portals etc
  • Assist with Tender Portal management – log on and routinely search for new opportunities
  • Attendance at client meetings occasionally
  • Maintenance of SQEP records
  • Assist in the preparation of tenders
  • New Starter welcome pack
  • P4 Applications
  • Line manager for direct supports

 

The salary will be depending on experience – 30 – 37.5 hours a week.  Monday – Thursday 8.00 – 4.30am, Friday 8.00 – 13.00hrs

 

Reporting to

  • Sarah Purdham – Managing Director