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P6 Planner

Job Title: P6 Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire
Power Generation
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Asap
REF: 11998
Contact Name: Lilian Wilkes
Contact Email:
Job Published: 13 days ago

Rubicon consulting is currently recruiting for P6 Planner on a permanent basis based in Stafford.

The Planner will lead the provision of support to the project management team for the: planning, control, coordination, and performance reporting of customer projects.  Support will be across a range of varied activities, including creation of cost and resource loaded plans, resource / work allocation, risk analysis, coordination of supply chain and logistics, collation of pre-requisite work packs, performance analysis and production of post work documentation.  The role could involve some travel to customer sites and periods of working away on site.  Project planning experience of software development and control systems lifecycle would be an advantage but not essential.


Role Description:

  • Support the Operations Manager to develop best in class project controls, tools and reports
  • Lead the planning team to work with Project Managers to produce and maintain detailed project plans and resource allocation plans using Primavera P6.
  • Maintaining and developing project implementation databases (using MS Access), maintaining relevant paper records, H&S information and compliance information.
  • Coordination and liaison with internal and external (customers and suppliers) stakeholders supply chain for provision of services to the agreed plan / work schedule
  • Reporting progress, performance, resource utilisation and commercial information to the Project Management team and consolidated Sector performance to the Operations Manager.
  • Provide coaching and support to develop other team members in planning and particularly the use of the P6 planning tool.


Essential Requirements:

  • Good skills/experience of Project Planning tools especially Primavera P6
  • NEC3/4 Experience Working for main contractor and experience of using CEMAR.
  • Excellent organisational, communications and analytical skills.
  • Experience of compensation events and delay analysis
  • Good skills/experience in implementing project controls to drive business performance
  • Comfortable with working in an IT or control system environment
  • Good skills/experience in risk management techniques
  • Good financial and commercial acumen


Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience of work planning / work allocation /generating S curves / cost planning and reporting
  • Earned Value Analysis techniques
  • Experience of material procurement, supply chain and logistics
  • Experience of consolidated project reporting and control
  • Experience of resource management using project planning tools such as MS Project and Primavera P6

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