Planning Engineer

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Location South East, United Kingdom
Category Civil Engineering
Job Type Contract
Salary £450 per day (outside IR35)


The Energy division of a Civil Engineering Contractor is looking for a seasoned Project Planner to join their growing team based in London and the South East.
The Project Planner will be responsible for creating, maintaining, and reporting on project programmes in accordance with the requirements of the project.
This is a Hybrid role and there is therefore a degree of flexibility as to where the Planner resides. The company have a regional network of offices across London, Kent, Berkshire, Hampshire and

The Role
Responsibilities of the Planner will include:
-Creating, maintaining, reviewing and administering the construction programme in Microsoft Project or Oracle Primavera P6 throughout the project lifecycle.
-Producing monthly updates & reports in line with the contractual requirements.
-Liaising with the project team to discuss the progress of the project and address any issues that arise.
-Liaising with the commercial team to track change and prepare programmes to support commercial claims.
-Manage third-party contributions to the programme.
-Present information for internal meetings on the project.
-Producing short and long-term lookahead programmes.

The Project Planner will a have:
-Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring, and controlling programmes
-Understanding of the NEC construction contracts and a knowledge of how to develop a programme in line with the requirements
-High level of attention to detail
-Excellent communication

Qualifications/Experience required
-Construction-related qualification and/or at least 3 years’ experience preferably on medium to large projects is desirable
A solid understanding of NEC Contracts
-Experience in use of Microsoft Project & Oracle Primavera P6
-Experience on recognition and recording of any change requirements
-Experience in actively measuring and monitoring project performance