skip to Main Content

Senior Planner

Website DADA Enterprises

So here’s what’s important:

We are looking for a Senior Planner to be based in Scotland and available for a July commencement date. Previous experience in the nuclear industry is highly preferred, especially if you hold current Defence Vetting or Security Cleared clearance. (BPSS Clearance will be sponsored). Minimum of 7 years+ experience gained in planning roles, demonstrating application of EVM programming.


  • Work with the workstream Project Managers and Leads to ensure their plans are aligned to the programme plans and actively managed.
  • This is a crucial role in facilitating and embedding the best planning practice within workstreams in order to ensure consistency in planning standards and practices across the Programme.
  • Ensure cross-project and external programme dependencies between are captured in plans at appropriate levels and managed effectively.
  • Ensure that key planning issues and risks are understood and escalated via the plan reporting process.
  • Challenge workstream plans and their alignment with programme level plans.

Key Requirements

  • Development of Excel based dashboards and management reports, P3/P6 planning methodologies and integration with Cost, Risk and Baseline Management
  • Directly experience in the production of working level programmes, and integrating programmes into a Master Schedule.
  • Advising project teams of performance issues with potential solutions in highly regulated, high complexity, industrial engineering projects, and educate them in their roles to support a complete Project Controls System.
  • Defining Work Breakdown Structures, and resource and cost loading programmes in Primavera P6.
  • Ensuring the integration of time, resource, costs and risk and that all schedules are coded and to an appropriate level to align with Deltek Cobra requirements.

Key Deliverables

  • Ownership and on-going management of the level 1 / 2 wave plans according to the agreed programme planning process and quality
  • Wave plan reporting, associated issue / risk escalation and associated guidance on Change Request process and Programme Quality Plan updates
  • Management of cross-workstream and external dependencies and understanding of their impact in the development of an Integrated Delivery Plan.
  • Facilitation of the wave planning cycles and guidance to workstreams in producing level 3 plans.
  • Ownership and on-going management of L1- L2 wave plans.
  • Ensure agreed planning process and PM practices are followed and applied consistently across all waves of the programme. Provide guidance in best practice.
  • Work closely with Workstream Lead / Project Manager to understand Wave planning needs and facilitate x-Workstream planning workshops to help create valid, accurate and useable level 1-3 plans covering all key cross-workstream dependencies.

To apply for this job email your details to

You can apply to this job and others using your online resume. Click the link below to submit your online resume and email your application to this employer.

Back To Top