Senior Planner

Job Title: Senior Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J909844_1630419218
Contact Name: Jack Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 31, 2021 15:13

Job Description

Here at Russell Taylor, we are looking for a Senior Planner to work on a key infastructure project.

We have a great opportunity for a Planner to join our project in the Southwest where we are a delivery partner on a key infrastructure project.

The purpose of this position is to support Project Managers in the delivery of projects by providing a high-level planning service for the preparation of project plans, producing baseline scheduled tasks, resource profiles and financial models.

Principal tasks and responsibilities to include:

· Prepare robust tender and contract programmes using the designated planning tool

· Fully resource programmes, produce resource histograms, resource level programmes, understand and communicate the effect on programme schedules to project team

· Include appropriate financial data in the programme to produce a project cost/time distribution profile and communicate the results to the project team

· Display and analyse the project Critical Path and advise the project team of the results and any appropriate corrective action

· Produce/maintain project baselines and execute the change control process as appropriate

· Correctly record project progress in the programme, reschedule programme to take effect of the progress data and communicate the results to the project team and advise of any appropriate corrective action

· Produce project reports/data directly from the planning software arranging the data to align with the company accounting software

· Understand and report on project using Earned Value Analysis techniques and interpret/communicate the results and any corrective action to the project team

· Produce programmes that satisfy contractual requirements

· All programmes and documentation to be produced to company practices and procedures

· Manage a portfolio of Planners including supervision and checking of work to ensure that all work complies with company standards and procedures

About you:

· Minimum 5 years planning experience in a project based engineering environment using Primavera planning software. Project planning and change management for small/medium sized projects.

· Worked with Project Managers to deliver successfully packages of work on major multi-disciplined projects.

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