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Project Planner


Posted on Nov 1, 2021 by Tradebe

Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Main Purpose of job:

Reporting to the Tradebe Inutec Site Manager the Project Planner/Contract Manager is responsible for providing planning support to Inutec's customer work portfolio and to manage contracts. The main duties will be to work closely with the Technical Project Managers to develop and manage schedules for projects and programmes to incorporate risk, change, resource requirements and cost in accordance with Inutec and client company requirements. The Project Planner/Contract Manager will create plans for the full project life cycle including process development, engineering design and operations. The role will also provide specialist contract advice to the Projects Team and be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the projects from reviewing and approving contract terms to coordinating deadlines and approving budgets.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

Project Planning 60%

• Planning of projects and tasks as directed by the Site Manager / Head of Technology
• Working with the Site Manager / Head of Technology / senior project managers to develop a full plan of project requirement based on delivery milestones
• Plan tasks from Analytical Chemistry, Engineering and Maintenance to have minimal impact on Operational performance.
• Plan projects and tasks in line with Tradebe Inutec's internal management systems and procedures
• Work with line managers to secure & develop resources required to deliver tasks
• Utilise appropriate tools and software to forecast when projects/tasks can be completed with a live plan for a minimum of 12 months in use
• Ensure the relevant project risks are identified and managed / mitigated as appropriate when planning tasks
• Track project progress and costs of planned works on a day to day basis and advise on any forecast delays or over spends
• The ability to interrogate and manage cost information
• Proficient in the interpretation of estimating, scheduling, programming and risk tools

Contract Management 20%

• Review and revise contracts as required
• Specialist knowledge of NEC4 contracts
• Provide advice and guidance to the Projects and Sales teams relating to contract generation and acceptance
• Perform regular reviews of all contracts to ensure all terms are being correctly followed

Business Development 10%

• Working with Tradebe sales, commercial and operational teams to develop plans, bids and solutions to meet customer needs

Safety, Health, Environment and Quality 10%

• Identify, implement and comply with applicable safety, environmental, quality, company procedures / policy, legislative and regulatory requirements

The combination of individual duties and responsibilities above is not intended to be prescriptive, and may necessarily vary to respond to individual project needs, business needs and the competencies and experience of the jobholder

Other Essential / Desirable Skills:

• Knowledge and experience of using a variety of project planning software and techniques
• Detailed knowledge of contracts including specialist knowledge of NEC4
• A strong understanding of legal terminology
• Capable of professionally managing confidential information
• Computer literate
• Attention to detail and ability to question
• Good interpersonal skills
• Good written, presentation and verbal communication skills
• Be able to work under specified and agreed time constraints
• Professional and positive approach
• Self motivated
• Strong in building relationships and able to communicate at all levels
• Team player and able to work under own initiative
• Dynamic and creative and ability to offer solutions
• Strong customer service priorities
• Ability to influence cross-functional teams

Essential / Desirable Qualifications and Knowledge:

• Qualified to degree level in a relevant Science or Engineering discipline is essential.
• Good working knowledge of Primavera - P6
• Good working knowledge of Earned Value Analysis

Reference: 1386904298

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