Senior Planner

Job Description

For 50 years, we've been driven by the firm belief that engineers are the architects of tomorrow's world, leading the way with their daring, their expertise and their ability to push boundaries.
Together with our customers, our 6,000 employees innovate on a daily basis and contribute to accelerating energy transition throughout the world. They support the world's greatest engineering projects in the fields of energy, digital and transport.
A fast-growing international Group, we are present in 13 countries (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa).

Assystem provide end state focused nuclear engineering services both individually and as part of an integrated design community the largest nuclear design house in Europe - delivering major projects, infrastructure, waste, fuel management and safety case solutions. This mission is critical to the upkeep of the UK's long term nuclear infrastructure.

Join us and develop your career alongside a dedicated, delivery focussed, world class engineering team.

Job Title: Senior Planner
Location: Whitehaven
Duration: Contractor / Staff
Assystem are an Award-Winning International Engineering Design Consultancy who provide innovative and cutting-edge solutions. We have a number of UK based offices and a significant, loyal client base.
As our reputation for proficient delivery of complex projects grows even stronger, we have a need for a Senior Planner Engineer
SeniorProject Planner

The Role:
As our Planning Engineer you will be responsible for providing planning services to the project manager and integrated team for various projects including where relevant, input and coordination of sub consultants' programmes to ensure delivery is consistent and effective.
Specific responsibilities:
Provide an effective planning and reporting service to project managers and sponsors.
Facilitate the production of the project WBS.
Prepare, monitor and forecast baseline and working schedules during all project phases including input during the estimating and tendering phases.
Establish and maintain a basis of schedule for all schedules produced.
Ensure all applicable schedule activities have `rules of credit' and `quantity tracking' mechanisms established.
Identify and track all changes or potential changes to the project baseline and subsequent underpinning of change control mechanisms

A full job specification is available.

Your background:
You will be fully conversant with Planning Software Tools (Primavera P6), Microsoft Excel & Word. You'll be competent in Earned Value Management and Reporting and have previous expertise in the analysis of project risk and estimating uncertainty.
You will have proven commercial awareness (e.g. planning requirements, change control / compensation events / cost control) & be able to work effectively both individually and as a team.
Security clearance:
Due to the nature of work to be undertaken applicants will be required to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
Apply Now:
To apply forward your CV on this advertisement, if you have any queries about the role or would like a full job spec please contact Aidan at Assystem