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Project Planner

Project Planner

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    Technology & Digital

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    Stephen Sutton

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    6 months ago

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Project Planner - West Midlands - Nuclear - Energy -Materials- Supply Chain - SC Clearance - NEC - Salary Negotiable - Flexible working - Private Healthcare

Yolk Recruitment are looking for a Project planner to work with a leader in advanced system integration, is looking for a motivated and skilled Project Planner to join their team. With a focus on operational technology and digital transformation, this company has been delivering performance on a massive scale for decades. They work in some of the most highly regulated and challenging industrial environments, and have delivered critical projects across energy, water, renewables and manufacturing.

As the Project Planner you will support the Operations Manager to develop best in class project controls, tools and reports. you will have the opportunity to will lead the planning team to work with Project Managers to produce and maintain detailed project plans and resource allocation plans using Primavera P6. Maintain and develop project implementation databases, maintain relevant paper records, H&S information and compliance information.

As part of your role you will coordinate and liaise with internal and external stakeholders supply chain for provision of services to the agreed plan/work schedule. Reporting progress, performance, resource utilisation and commercial information to the Project Management team and consolidated Sector performance to the Operations Manager is also a key part of this role. Additionally, the Project Planner will provide coaching and support to develop other team members in planning and particularly the use of the P6 planning tool.

Do you have

  • Good skills/experience of Project Planning tools especially Primavera P6
  • NEC3/4 Experience Working for main contractor and experience of using CEMAR
  • Experience with supporting delay claims/forensic planning
  • Experience with producing impact programmes & narrative/supporting information
  • Excellent organisational, communications and analytical skills
  • Experience of compensation events and delay analysis
  • Good skills/experience in implementing project controls to drive business performance
  • Comfortable with working in an IT or control system environment
  • Good skills/experience in risk management techniques
  • Good financial and commercial acumen
  • Ability to gain SC clearance

A Bonus would be if you had

  • Experience of work planning/work allocation/generating S curves/cost planning and reporting
  • Earned Value Analysis techniques
  • Experience of material procurement, supply chain and logistics
  • Experience of consolidated project reporting and control
  • Experience of resource management using project planning tools such as MS Project and Primavera P6

Personal Qualities

  • Motivated with a keen eye for detail
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Able to work through setbacks and develop different solution options
  • Good understanding of technical terminology and logical approach
  • Must be able to work under pressure, to strict deadlines, sometimes juggling multiple demands
  • Willingness to drive continuous improvement and share best practice


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Pension
  • Life assurance policy
  • Private health care
  • Way over Life screening
  • Salary sacrifice programme
  • Mental health assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Green car scheme
  • Support in achieving professional engineer status (IEng, CEng) and professional memberships fees covered

If you are a skilled Project Planner with the essential requirements and personal qualities listed above Apply now for this exciting opportunity!

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