Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Senior / Project Controls Engineer - Planner


Job Description:

We are currently looking to recruit a Planner to undertake duties on a number of high profile projects within the Defence sector based within the South West.

Job Objectives

  • Create and maintain project schedules that support and align with project requirements.
  • Develop the project schedules in conjunction with the project manager and project team.
  • Reduce uncertainty, know objectives and improve efficiency.
  • Interact with project team to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan.
  • Interact with and assist project managers to schedule work and coordinate assignments.
  • Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
  • Breakdown critical path and constraints to understand effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.
  • Assist project managers to maintain timely and effective change management processes and procedures.
  • Adherence to NEC or FIDIC contract processes for management of schedule data and submissions.
  • Assist project team to develop status reports to keep management informed on project progress.
  • Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
  • Undertake Project Reviews.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Monitor and consolidate the overall project plans.
  • Monitor the project manager's reporting system summarizing the progress status of all projects.

Required Skills

  • Computer literacy in Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge and Proficiency with multiple discipline specific software applications such as Primavera (P6) and/or other planning and resourcing software.
  • Demonstrable Project management techniques.
  • Able to coordinate and work with other teams and have basic multi-disciplinary knowledge.
  • Good research and analytical skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Professional working knowledge of project management software and tools.
  • Must currently hold or be able to obtain Security Clearance (SC) [Essential]

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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