P6 Planner

Elgin, UK
20 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
P6 Planner - Elgin

Minimum of a 6-month contract

£400 per day

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, proactive P6 Planner to join our client at their Elgin Project Office. The ideal candidate would be able to lead by example while maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues and other project stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Exemplary H&S performance.
  • Lead and manage planning engineers that form part of the project controls team, efficiently and manage performance.
  • Support the Project Control Manager to ensure that there is sufficient SQEP resource in place.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with all parties.
  • Support the risk / opportunity management process.
  • Support the Project Controls Manager to ensure that delivery is within budget.
  • Support the Project Controls Manager to ensure that delivery is in line with programme.
  • Support the Project Controls Manager to ensure that change is managed efficiently

  • Zero Harm.
  • Accountable for all schedule elements of the project, including the work breakdown structure.
  • Develop and maintain the project schedule, (owned by the discipline leads) - fully resourced and costed
  • Measuring, controlling and forecasting against an agreed baseline/s position to the required frequencies - monitor and control the project schedule.
  • Provision of timely and accurate schedule forecasts.
  • Provision of schedule trend information and support to early warnings to management for critical or near critical activities.
  • Support to provision of robust, single source, accurate schedule management information - preparation of detailed schedule reports each period.
  • Support to provision of corrective action plans as appropriate.
  • Ensure data quality for all schedule related data.
  • Defining and assuring sub-contractor schedule information.

  • Proven planning leadership on projects.
  • Awareness and understanding of the additional planning and project controls information our clients require
  • IT literate.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Accurate time management to independently manage own time in order to meet strict deadlines and management / co-ordination of team and a wide variety of information sources and stakeholders.

  • Project management / project controls qualification.
  • Degree in an engineering discipline (ideally)
  • P6
  • Willing to mentor / coach and develop staff.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in project planning for a main contractor.
  • Full understanding of Earned Value Management techniques.

To apply for this role please send through your CV to or call the civils team on.

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