Birmingham

Project Planner

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 SystemIdentifying and applying Project Controls best practicesWorking closely with project management and other project stakeholdersLiaising with the clientReviewing the project scope and contract documents, suggesting changes for planning and scheduling aspectsDeveloping project WBS and progress measurement templates including s-curvesDeveloping base line schedules using the full capabilities of scheduling softwareLeading interactive planning sessions with the project teamIncorporating subcontract schedules into the Master Project Schedule & report on performance of subcontractors and partnersProducing 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 teamDeploying Earned Value Management to monitor progress, to identify deviations and to propose mitigation actionsSupporting cost controls in the preparation of the cost to complete estimate vs. physical progressSupporting the Change Management process and ensuring all changes are incorporated into the Master Project ScheduleDeveloping What‐If‐Scenarios & recovery plans due to programme slippage and change requestsSupporting the preparation of EOT and cost claims, variation orders and claim reviewsProduce & submit Schedule Delay Analysis reportsPerforming and coordinating ad-hoc project controls analysis and support
You will have the following experience

Extensive experience in Project Controls especially project planning and schedulingAdvanced Primavera P6 knowledge and strong knowledge and expertise in standard industry planning and scheduling toolsSchedule Risk Analysis software experienceStrong MS Excel skills for analysis and reportingExperience in establishing schedule baselinesGood understanding of Earned Value Management (EVM)Experience in EPC contract execution and construction managementField experienceAbility to gather and analyse data, to draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendationsRisk management experienceQuality-focused with strong attention to detailDevelop 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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