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Senior Project Planner

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £36.39 - £41.39 per hour

Senior Project Planner

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Senior Project Planner.

The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for the development & definition of Level 1 – 3 schedules from Statement Of Work / Project Control Account requirements aligning to the Work Breakdown Structure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Translation of the work scope into Level 1 – 3 schedules, logic, resourcing & budget
  • Responsible for delivery of an enabled network schedule in line with the Integrated Master Schedule, declared cardinal dates and look-ahead aspirations
  • Responsible for the allocation of task budgets & alignment of workscope budgets with Project/CAM (Control Account Manager) targets
  • Accountable for maintaining quality standards within Plans and compliance to governance measures
  • Provide key support and guidance to the CAM through regular engagement and a visible presence “on the Floor” as the project moves through all phases, Engineering, Supply Chain, Build, Commissioning and Acceptance
  • Be informed and able to validate, advise & challenge progress & completion forecasts, identifying schedule risk and required enablers
  • Maintain a focus on the customer needs coupled with a desire to remove non value added activities and establish best practice
  • Verify that functional outputs comply with business quality standards

Key skills & qualifications

  • Comprehensive understanding of Planning Tools, key operating principles and other Integrated Business Systems (IBS)
  • Strong understanding of network techniques and scheduling principles
  • Proficient knowledge of Planning structures and principles (Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Product Breakdown Strucutre (PBS) etc.)
  • The job holder demonstrates advanced IT skills and is proficient in the use of appropriate packages. (Microsoft Project and SAP)
  • 5-10 years Planning experience desired or demonstrated skills

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Portsmouth

Rate: £41.39 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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