Senior Project Planner / Senior Project Control Engineer
The role of the Project Control / 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 Construction environment with limited support from engineers.
To manage and coordinate a planning process, analyse and challenge schedule / programme updates, progress and variance tracking, create dashboard reporting, manage project planning requirements in line with contractual agreement.
Work as part of a project control team to build a best practice project control capability.
Improve project performance.
Monitor and Control Project schedule risks.
Employ Earned Value practices
Lead planning practices
Self Starter to support the needs of the project team
Principal responsibilities and accountabilities
The project planner will be working closely with the project leads to develop and manage schedules in ASTA Power Project. 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 current 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 within ASTA Power project.
Continually improve and streamline the planning process. Maintain a consistent process and evaluate benefits of reporting.
Support the project with NEC contract project environment
Produce Schedule Narrative
Building and construction experience.
TRA, Float, dependency Management.
Qualifications and training
ASTA Power Project
APMP / PMI
HND or equivalent in engineering
Earned Value Management
Familiar with CEMAR NEC administration
Required Skills and Experience
Microsoft Excel including advanced formulas and pivot tables
Technical proficient with ASTA Power Project
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 Management
Experience of Multi disciplinary design projects
NEC Contract (commercial awareness)