Lead EPC Project Planner

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chrissy Mitchell

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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This is a permanent career opportunity to join an innovative company and work alongside talented industry-leading specialists.

Role Summary:

This position is in charge of the overall planning for a large subsea project working in coordination with approximately 6 other planners. The EPC Planner is the single point of contact for the project schedule and is accountable for the schedule quality and project on-time delivery. Position reports to Subsea planning leader and is dotted line to the project director.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Schedule management: The EPC planner is in charge of the overall project schedule management ensuring its quality (logic, clarity) and accuracy (update of dates, reflection of the scope of supply).

  • Coordination and execution supervision: the EPC planner is the most senior planner of the project and is in charge of coordinating and collaborating with the other planners allocated to the project to ensure overall quality and accuracy of the schedule. 

  • The PC planner will have the responsibility to ensure that the other project planners maintain quality and accuracy of their portion of the plan through regular reviews and will also provide help and guidance when they are faced with challenges. The product line lanners will be dotted line to the EPC planner.

  • Project management support: The EPC planner is at the right hand of the project director and as such will provide him/her visibility on i) look ahead of tasks to be performed in the 3 - 6 weeks ii) risks in schedules and mitigation actions iii) opportunities in the schedule. 

  • The EPC planner will provide relevant reports to project management to ensure the Project Director has all the tools required to make the right decisions driving on time and on budget project execution.

  • Support with customer: the EPC planner will interact with the customer to provide update on schedule as well as explain the current situation / challenges / opportunities.

  • Implementation of the integrated project planning initiative: the EPC planners will adhere to the approved processes and proactively drive implementation of new initiatives leading to fully integrated planning.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Clear thinking: Ability to understand the status of a project and link the schedule to the reality of the execution. The EPC planner will quickly understand the risks and opportunities in the schedule, identify and drive appropriate actions.

  • Expertise: Strong expertise in planning of a large project as well as use of the Primavera P6 planning tool.

  • Motivation and work ethic: High energy and motivation to deliver against and beyond expectations, making the difference in the position.

  • Leadership & Inclusiveness: The EPC planner will coordinate a team of planners as well as interact with a large panel of individuals contributing to the performance of the project. As such strong leadership and great interpersonal skills are required