Planning Engineer

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    Nuclear Engineering, Project Management & Controls

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    c£40/hr Umbrella

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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Planning Engineer/Project Controls Lead - Dungeness - 12months - Rate c£40/hr Umb
Key words / skills: Planning, Project Controls, Nuclear, CTC, FIDIC, NEC3, NEC4, CCNSG, JCT, APM

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Cavendish Nuclear/EDF in order to recruit a Planning Engineer/Project Controls Lead.
As a Planning Engineer/Project Controls Lead your duties and responsibilities will include:
Develop/implement and maintain the Project Baseline Budgets including Control Account Plans/Responsibility Assignment Matrix and WBS Dictionary (SOW)
Develop/baseline and maintain the Project integrated schedule. (Level 1-3)
Develop and maintain Project Risk & Opportunity registers and manage the mitigation actions
Implementation of change management process on the project and assurance of alignment with the business/contractual requirements.
Provision of weekly and monthly performance reports and associated analysis/narrative.
Assist in the management of sub-projects/key project issues
Additional Key Accountabilities:
Key point of contact with the client and the project accountant for all budget and change control
Analysing, vetting and interrogating the Contract Specification to ensure a full and detailed understanding and interpretation of the Customer requirements including Project gate and phase reviews for the Project Life cycle
Variance and trend analyses (both for schedule and cost), recommending and supporting the implementation of recovery plans where appropriate
Lead on the continuity between bidding and project delivery
Development and maintenance of Project Assumptions/Exclusions and Dependencies logs
Day to day control of project booking code approval and closure (including purchase orders)
Management of the project change register and associated impact assessments and the capture of evidence and production of claims
Early processing of emergent/additional work including the agreement of the technical/contractual content so that the work can be progressed in accordance with project schedules
Ensuring that the schedule is cost and resource loaded in line with the Baseline budgets


Key Technical Skills
Competent (applies the competence independently, primarily in situations of limited complexity , has a comprehensive knowledge in situations of limited complexity) in the following APM competencies
Requirements Management - the ability to prepare and maintain definitions of the requirements through the project lifecycle including document management of deliverables.
Budgeting and Cost Control – the process for setting agreed budgets and the control of forecast and actual costs against that budget
Use of tolerances and performance management
Change Control – the features of a rigorous change control process , and how to establish , implement and maintain a change control process
Risk, opportunity and issue management – Risk and opportunity identification techniques and the ongoing management and control techniques throughout the project
Schedule Management – The process for developing , baselining and monitoring of an integrated schedule to inform the direction of the project
Contract Management - The nature of contracts and statements of work , and the implications for the contracting organisations and the suppliers into this
Practised (applies the competence under supervision, primarily in non-complex situations , has a working knowledge of, and can describe, the competence)
in the following APM competencies
Financial Management – Uses financial information to prepare and deliver overall financial progress reports
Governance arrangements (incl quality) – the organisational and project specific processes, standards and guidelines for the governance of projects, including the process of initiation, review, handover and close out
Reviews – the legal, regulatory and organisational requirements for review, the range of factors that need to be evaluated during reviews, and how these may vary throughout the lifecycle of the project
Business Case – the ability to prepare, gain approval of, refine and update business cases that justify the initiation and/or continuation of programmes/projects in terms of benefits, costs and risks

Candidates must be able to be on site 4 days per week outside of Outage and 12 days on 2 days off for the outage period (now until Aug) as support will be needed across both.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker on 0161 474 6856 / 07788668931.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.