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Senior Project Planner

England, UK

Job Type

Full Time

About the Company

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Project Planner to join a leading energy business, that builds its success based on the dedication and commitment of its team.

Integrity, quality, and a can-do attitude are a number of values that play a significant part in their continual growth. With this business you can be part of a community that fosters entrepreneurial spirit and supports you in your personal development.

About the Role

• Create and maintain projects through, tender, design, construction and close out phases.
• Update programmes at the required frequency and provide PMO with realistic and accurate forecast programmes.
• To support PMO with the development, control, monitoring, analysis and reporting on schedule related aspects for designated projects within a Portfolio.
• Establish and monitor a cost and resource loaded, logic linked, baseline plan for the project in accordance with Programme Office processes.
• Capture project budgetary costs and resources in the plan to determine time phasing of expenditure and the total project budget.
• Establish robust Work Breakdown and Project Control Structures in terms of project scope, in accordance with Investment Delivery processes, templates and Procedures.
• Interface with other departments regarding the project’s activities which may have an impact and ensure these are correctly captured.


  • Minimum of A-level or HNC level education or relevant experience engineering/construction discipline.

  • Working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation.

  • Excellent working knowledge of Primavera P6 and good knowledge of other planning software, Asta, Microsoft Project etc.

  • High level of numeracy and excellent analytical skills.

  • Excellent MS Office skills, well versed in the preparation of reports and information using packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Exhibits a strong awareness of the level of interaction required with the project team function to support the successful delivery of projects.

  • The ability to reconcile cost information as it applies to the programmes of work.

  • Proficient in the interpretation of estimating, scheduling, programming and risk tools.

  • Proficient in the use of Earned Value Analysis.

  • Self-motivated with good interpersonal skills working in a team environment.

  • Good attention to detail with good time management skills.

  • Excellent communication and presentational skills.

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