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Principal Planner

Last Updated Date:  Nov 18, 2022

Helensburgh, AGB, GB, PA48DJ

Company:  Babcock UK

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These are exciting times at Altrad Babcock, we’ve spent more than a hundred years at the cutting edge of our industry. Now as we continue to experience sustained long term growth, we’re looking ahead to ever-greater achievements and ever-more impressive results.  And it all starts with you, because the right person in the right role can make all the difference in a business that never sets limits and always supports progression.


Ensuring the provision of an accurate and effective planning service for all nominated project(s) remit of this role will include:

•    The day to day supervision, control and support of all planning staff within a specific project group.
•    Collaborating with Senior Management and Proposals/Tendering to develop Level 2 project schedules.
•    Managing resource scheduling and Determine resources requirements for the execution of each phase of the project in accordance with the project specific budget.
•    Ensuring the seamless interface for activity progress reporting and forecasting of schedules and costs and standardised forms of planning reporting for all Client, Alliance Company members and/or Partners working with Altrad Babcock for the delivery of particular projects.
•    Proactively forecasting, trend and analyses of scheduled activities.
•    Developing project specific schedules that clearly identify the project processes and linking of activities as required for multi-functional project team interfaces.
•    Maintaining communications and dialogue with other Project Control personnel (cost controllers, document controllers, estimators) to help ensure excellence in delivery of Project Control function.
•    Providing the Project Manager with complete and accurate planning schedule(s), capable of providing, on a routine basis, Critical path analysis and EVA data by individual Project.
•    Reviewing all appropriate engineering, procurement, manufacturing and site construction project schedules and advise the Project Control Manager of variances to baseline. 
•    Identifying Schedule variances as early as possible and report issues to the PM/PCM and develop mitigation strategies.
•    Providing training and support to all junior planers and PCA apprentices

Applications are eagerly sought from candidates with a strong planning and scheduling background gained within industries such as Construction, Utilities, Power Generation and Marine.

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