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Senior Planner

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Senior Planner

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Company: Wood
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Barrow-in-Furness, England, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Planner based on Site at Barrow Terminal on a fixed term 4-6 month basis, with a view to be extended. The preparation, review and reporting of accurate project schedules and plans in support of the robust control of projects throughout their lifecycle. Responsible for the development of project schedules and plans, ensuring they are prepared to the required level of detail and accuracy and accordance with contractual requirements and Wood policies, procedures, and standards. The Principal Planner shall be responsible for identifying areas of best practice and driving continuous improvement within the Planning team. Supports the management and development of the Planning team, the management of project schedules and plans, and the preparation and filing of project planning documentation. May act as the focal point for several project scopes. May deliver the role as a standalone position or as part of a team as defined by the requirements of the project organization Acts as Planning focal point for specific project scopes Review and maintain planning control structures are developed and maintained in alignment with approved project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Review and maintain baseline project plans and schedules using appropriate scheduling software Monitor and control planning activities through all phases of project lifecycle Liaise with engineering, procurement and construction functions, and others as required, including third parties, to maintain awareness of project activities, their status, and their impact on the project schedule and manpower requirements Provide copies of project plans and schedules in accordance with project reporting requirements Provide copies of project progress and performance status reports in accordance with project reporting requirements Review and issue updates to project plans and schedules Review and issue updates to project manpower requirements Monitor and assess schedule impact of change notifications Monitor and review overall project progress status, achievement of major milestones, and evaluate project performance in relation to planned performance Attend internal project progress and performance status meetings as required Liaise with cost discipline to ensure accurate and timely control and forecasting of man - hour budgets and ensure that the impact of all change requests are properly assessed and included in the schedules Participate in schedule risk analysis as required Participate and lead Project Controls Compliance and Continuous Improvement Reviews Play an active role in the mentoring and career development of Planning personnel Project schedules are maintained in accordance with approved contract and project Work Breakdown Structure Project plans and schedules are issued in accordance with contract reporting calendar and on an as required basis All project schedules are fully logic linked and show the critical path and total float for all activities The project schedule is baselined at the time of approval by the client of funding for the project. All project schedules contain resources in accordance with the corporate standards Work packs delivery milestones are clearly identified within the project schedules A standard set of agreed milestones are maintained within both the schedule and the cost reporting database Skills / Qualifications Qualifications: Typically requires ISCED level 6 (Bachelors) Degree in a relevant technical or business discipline or equivalent gained through relevant vocational training and / or industry experience Knowledge, skills, and experience: Strong relevant scheduling / planning experience Advanced knowledge of Primavera and other scheduling software and related tools and techniques including Logic and CPM analysis, resource loading and levelling Advanced knowledge of Project Execution Procedures for Scheduling Advanced understanding of WBS & CBS structures and project reporting capabilities Advanced ability to develop project schedules and plans Advanced ability to prepare resource loading, progress and staffing plans Excellent understanding of earned value application, cost and schedule variance analyses / trending and what - if scenarios Advanced understanding of project management principles and techniques Strong understanding of Cost Management, Change Control, Planning & Risk Analysis & Management Prior experience in a senior planning role Personal Attribute Demonstrates commitment to Wood Values, Visions & Behaviors Applies analytical and statistical evaluation Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast paced environment Strong communication skills both written and oral Uses initiative, experience and a proactive approach to problem solving Commitment to continuous improvement Ability to guide, mentor & supervise others Demonstrates effective organization & project planning skills Company Overview Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Barrow-in-Furness, England, United Kingdom Barrow-in-Furness, England, United Kingdom

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Published On 23-05-2022