Senior Project Planner

12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Project Planner – Project Control Engineer – Rail – Primavera – NEC - Construction Due to expansion, a new opportunity has arisen for a Senior Project Planner with Rail experience to join a well established design and engineering company that has been successfully delivering projects since 1957. Working within a leading construction and regeneration group, this is an exciting time to join this leading organisation as they consolidate their position within the market. The Project Planner will develop and manage resource loaded project schedules, provide analysis, management, and overcome challenges to improve a projects execution. My client is ideally looking for candidates with extensive Primavera experience, NEC contract exposure, and those who have been involved previously within Rail projects. The Senior Project Planners activities span the following key areas: - Work as part of a project control team to build the best practice project control capability. - Improve project performance. - Monitor and Control project schedule risks. - Develop and manage resource loaded schedules and guide the project team. - Facilitate weekly project update meetings. - 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 using Primavera P6 - Continually improve and streamline the planning process. Keys Skills and Competencies - 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 Management Desirable Skills - Risk Management - Change Management - NEC Contract Scantec is the 2nd Largest Technical Agency in UK - Recruitment International Magazine 2016, and specialises in the Manufacturing, IT, Technical, Engineering and Scientific Sectors. Scantec provide highly qualified and experienced personnel in a compliant and professional manner on both a permanent and temporary assignment basis. Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don`t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website