Nuclear Jobs of the Week - Senior Planner - Nuvia - Risley

Nuclear Jobs of the Week - Senior Planner - Nuvia - Risley


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Recruiter: Nuvia

Location: Risley, Warrington

Type: Contract (Ltd)

Expected Rate of Pay: £40-50 per hour

Job Description: The Project Planner is the ‘organiser’ of a project or projects. The Planner sets out, monitors, maintains and updates the project plan/programme in coordination with all stakeholders of the project. The Planner provides information to the Project Management and DesignManagement teams on project progress to both critical path and project milestones. The Planner works closely with the Project Services team in monitoring programme KPI’s e.g. Earned Value.

Ideally you will have the following skills, experience and attributes…

  • Minimum HND or equivalent level of qualification is required. Preferably degree qualified in technical/engineering or project management discipline

  • PC literate in Microsoft Office suite

  • Knowledge of using Project Planning software (Primavera) is required

  • SC level security clearance is preferred though not essential

  • Demonstrable competence gained in a planning/scheduling role

  • Ideally, a depth of experience will have been gained within a construction industry incorporating at least either civil, electrical or mechanical engineering disciplines

  • Experience of working within a project delivery environment is essential

  • Full knowledge of the Project Lifecycle is essential

  • Demonstrate a calm and methodical approach to working to deadlines

  • Excellent organisation mindset. Has ability and confidence in organising many intangibles concurrently

  • Ideally will have cost control experience

  • Thorough, analytical, seeks detail in areas of conflict/disagreement or uncertainty

  • Provide guidance and support to less senior Planners

  • Needs little direction from the Project Manager

  • Proactively seeks out information from the Project team and other stakeholders to inform the programme

  • Good communication skills. Need to clearly explain to many different stakeholder using facts and detail

  • Enjoys dealing with several different task, people, objectives at the same time

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