Planning Engineer

£50/hr LTD rates
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Here exists an exciting opportunity for a competent Planning Engineer. As a Planning Engineer, you will be an integral part of the Client's Project control’s function providing discipline level support within a matrix organisation to include client interface.

Utilising your knowledge and expertise in the Planning discipline you will be responsible for program generation and schedule maintenance, with opportunity to contribute towards continuous improvements of local practices and PMO standards. As an integral member of the Project Controls Team, you are required to be planning focused and confident in managing your portfolio of assigned projects, as well as working effectively within a multi-disciplined environment.

This post falls outside of IR35

Responsibilities include - 

  • Collection and verification of data sets to build approved detailed baselines to include Basis of Schedule generation. 
  • Facilitation of Interactive Planning sessions (IAP) with project stakeholders to promote collaborative working relationships and to secure a quality product.
  • Application of activity and appropriate coding structures (WBS, OBS, CBS) in the propriety software Primavera P6.
  • Exchange of electronic planning data with Internal and supply chain departments and client
  • Liaison with all functional delivery departments to include supply chain interface regarding determination of project progress/performance claims and validation of same.
  • Application of appropriate level detailed schedules (up to a not excluding level 5 detail).
  • Introduction and analysis of approved changes into the execution program.
  • Production and distribution of reports including Earned Value Monitoring (EVM) and forecasting.
  • Monitoring and corrective action of approved commercial and Project KPIs.
  • Attendance at relevant project, progress, and planning meetings


Requirements for this position - 

  • Extensive planning experience
  • Proficient with Primavera P6
  • Prior experience of Sellafield projects is a must
  • Proven track record of pre and post contract award (ITT / BID process) and life-cycle project management execution is preferable


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