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Senior Planning Engineer

Job Type:
Market related


Senior Planning Engineer

Initial 12 Month Contract

Outside IR35 contract

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

Our client is actively seeking a Senior Planning Engineer on a 12 month contract basis based in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey to work in the Offshore Wind sector.

The position will allow a hybrid working of 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home per week.

An experienced Senior Planning Engineer is required to join the company and work on an exciting offshore wind project based in the North Sea.


-Establish and manage effectively a planning and progress control system in order to support the Project Manager decision making process and allow them to complete the project according to the internal baselines and in compliance with the contractual dates and requirements
-The Senior Planning Engineer will ensure any deviation from plan is promptly spotted and analysed, final time impact is estimated and the effect of corrective actions taken is monitored
- Create a schedule awareness atmosphere among all project participants

During the commercial phase:
-The Senior Planning Engineer will ensure the development of the project schedule according to the commercial needs.

-Verify feasibility and criticality
-The Senior Planning Engineer will participate to the commercial risk management activities

At project start up:

-The Senior Planning Engineer will ensure the implementation of the Planning and Progress Control System required by the contract complexity, riskiness and duration, in compliance with the Project Breakdown Structure, Company Standards and Contract specifications
-The Senior Planning Engineer will interface and coordinate with other Company Functions or Discipline Leaders/Supervisors and Managers to build up activities, assign milestones and constraints by issuing the logic network
-The Senior Planning Engineer will prepare all the reference baseline documents, and ensure that the projects planning and scheduling requirements are properly and clearly communicated to those functionally responsible for executing the work
- Issue all the relevant reporting
- Issue the Planning & Scheduling Procedure, Progress Measurement Procedure and Risk Management Plan for the Project Control Manager verification
-The Senior Planning Engineer will coordinate the risk management activities startup organizing the first brainstorming and the qualitative / quantitative assessment of the identified risks & opportunities
- Perform the schedule risk analysis for highly critical projects

During the project execution phase:
- Ensure the effectiveness of the Planning and Progress Control System, monitoring the progress measurement system and ensuring the proper information flow, progress status and completion forecast are assessed and reported for Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Construction and Commissioning phases
The Senior Planning Engineer will update all Project Schedules, collecting actual data, evaluating forecast dates and monitoring any progress and productivity

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Senior Planning Engineers looking for new employment.

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