Project Planner

Vacancy ID: 1033541
Created Date: 12.10.2020
Job Title: Project Planner
Salary Negotiable
Temp or Perm: Contract Role
Region: Scotland
Sector: Manufacturing
Consultant: Shaun Lamb
Consultant Phone: 0141 226 8156

Job Description:

NRL’s client based in Grangemouth are looking to recruit a Project Planner on an ongoing contract basis.

About the role:

  • As the Project Planner, you will be required to build, schedule and report on project plans to aid the Project Manager and team in meeting their Project targets.
  • Key Responsibilities:
  • To directly interface with the Project Managers and Engineers
  • To ensure a joined up approach to planning for multiple projects, including front end engineering, design, construction, commissioning, completions and close out.
  • To take strategic direction from the Project Lead(s)/Manager(s)
  • Take full accountability for Front End Planning for the engineering phase of the Project.

Key Accountabilities:

  • The management and control of the front end planning function using Primavera P6
  • Apply a Cradle to Grave ownership to the Capex and Remediation projects they are allocated to
  • Ensure all projects are correctly maintained, updated, archived
  • Identification and communication of Risks to the project schedule
  • Utilise a front-end standard network for Capex and Remediation projects
  • Carryout detailed delay analysis on project plans when required
  • Help ensure all work executed by the projects team is planned.
  • Produce resource histograms to assist in resource allocation and/or recruitment.
  • Conduct regular planning meetings with the project owners and the engineering team to ensure accuracy of the plans for reporting progress.
  • Conduct regular meetings with the Planning Engineer to input the front-end plan into the integrated Capex and Remediation programmes.
  • Organise and manage Interactive planning sessions for project as required.
  • Meet or exceed the contractual planning Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Work as part of an integrated planning team, sharing workload across the portfolio of projects.

Education/ Experience:

  • HND / HNC in engineering discipline considered.
  • Experience in the construction industry and/ or with some knowledge of the petro-chemical or oil and gas industry preferred
  • Competent in Primavera (P6)
  • Experienced in a project environment
  • Knowledge of project gated processes
  • Ideally some working knowledge of NEC3 Contracts
  • Must be self-motivated and able to effectively communicate and where appropriate influence the Project Team and contract personnel
  • Must also be capable of interfacing with Contractor and Client senior personnel in an effective manner to achieve project objectives
  • Brownfield project experience mandatory, in particular multiple small project deliver




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