Scheduler / Project Planner

Civil & Structural
  • UK, North West, Lancashire, Manchester
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. Their Manchester office is seeking to recruit a Scheduler/Project Planner within their Industry Business Sector. This business sector contains a number of blue-chip client organisations...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 24.04.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/108936

Quote ref: 1061/108936

Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. Their Manchester office is seeking to recruit a Scheduler/Project Planner within their Industry Business Sector.  

This business sector contains a number of blue-chip client organisations and as a result some of the projects they work on are high profile and have a high capital value. They are looking for individuals that can manage project scheduling activities on site for the client and form part of a team approach to project delivery. The Candidate will be a key member of the relevant site-based client team and have the responsibility of day-to-day client liaison. This is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic individual with an experienced background of scheduling in the industry sector, ideally process, petro-chemical, pharmaceutical, or nuclear to join their team; in return our client will provide the necessary support to develop your career to the next level.  

 

Role Responsibilities:  

- Provision of a Scheduling service to single or multiple projects within a portfolio.  

- Experience with Scheduling applications in Primavera P6.  

- Assist in the preparation and update of individual Project Schedules as required.  

- Coordinate with the project QS to ensure cost / schedule integration.  

- Ensure monthly updates of all schedules are completed before the end of the month for reporting.  

- Carry out the schedule control in accordance with the client process and procedures.  

- Support the Project Manager in all aspects of setting up the project Master Schedule.  

- Initiate, maintain and follow-up the Project Master Schedule and critical path for the Project.  

- Perform technical schedule analysis (review of float, logic, etc.) for the schedule as well as updates and revisions during the life of the project.  

- Make sure that all contractor schedules are in line with the Project Master Schedule.  

- Initiate and monitor the progress measurement in the project.  

- Initiate, co-ordinate and review all time estimates required during the project life cycle.  

- Validate accuracy and completeness of all Project Controls Scheduling information.  

- Provide on regular basis look ahead schedule including previous period, present period, upcoming period.  

- Perform “What if” analyses whenever necessary and propose corrective actions to be taken in order to bring the project back on track.  

- Monitor agreed corrective actions.  

- Draft the Time related sections of the monthly progress report and all other local reports with the respect to schedule and progress.  

- Understand and assist with earned value / progress measurement systems, reflecting productivity trends, as necessary.  

- Assist in managing, controlling and tracking the project cashflow against the baseline budget.

Requirements

- Degree qualified (in an engineering or construction related subject).  

- Conversant in all aspects of scheduling duties.  

- Referral of potential problem areas to Team Leader.  

- Ability to work with the minimum of supervision and on own initiative.  

- Ability to communicate at all levels.

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