Planning Engineers

18 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Planning Engineer to work on a temporary contract role based in Stratford-Upon-Avon

The successful candidate must have planning experience within a Design House or Consultancy and an EPCm background.

The role will be based in Stratford-Upon-Avon, however flexibility to travel is a requirement.

Primary Purpose of the Role

The function of the Planning Engineer is to develop and manage resource loaded project schedules, provide analysis, management and reporting to challenge and improve project execution.

The individual must be able to prepare programmes / schedules in the Design/Engineering environment with limited support from engineers.

Role Governance

To manage a uniformed process for analysis and challenge of programme update, progress and variance tracking and dashboard reporting either in its entirety or in cooperation with a project specific planner.

Reporting Alignment

Within the Organisation the Planning Engineer will report to the Project Controls function for day-to-day assignments and operational guidance on the application of the role activities.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

* The project planner will be working closely with the project leads to develop and manage schedules in Primavera P6.
* Ensure that the reporting relating to the project performance always reflects the most up to date status.
* To provide work plans for completion with each discipline.
* To utilise provided data for reporting of progress against previous baselines, report on variance and challenge visible trends with relevant teams.The key tasks associated with achieving this will include but are not limited to the following: -

* Develop and manage resource loaded schedules and guide the project team to create a robust project baseline.
* Facilitate weekly project update meetings to challenge performance and further progress, update forecast to complete hours and implement changes derived from assessments made.
* Highlight potential risk, critical path analysis, and provide suitable mitigation measures to the appropriate lead.
* Support the change control process and implement baseline change requests with in primavera P6.
* Continually improve and streamline the process. Maintain a consistent process and evaluate the benefit of reporting.Required Skills and Experience

* Microsoft Excel including advanced formulas and pivot tables
* Technical proficient with Primavera P6
* Experience of Microsoft Project
* Experience with Management Reporting
* Experience of stakeholder Management
* Experience with a variety of Construction Contracts
* Presentation skills and the ability to run workshops
* Good general software ability
* Earned Value ManagementDesirable Skills

* Risk Management
* Change Management