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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.

 Responsibility

  • 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.

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