Lead Planner

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  • England West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Power Generation, T&D
Lead Planner 
Full-time, Permanent
Location: Stone / Hybrid working with regular travel to project sites

NES Fircroft is helping a collaborative company recruit a Lead Planner.

As Lead Planner, you will lead the UK Grid & Power Quality Solutions planning team, ensuring planning resources are allocated and take the lead in ensuring the company resource planning and forecast systems are up to date and data is accurate. You will also take responsibility for a portfolio of projects, ensuring that projects follow internal planning standard procedures.

  • Manage the integrated schedule and cost control performance measurement process
  • Lead the team in maintaining standards of planning, acting as key contact with Hub Planning Manager and Project Controls Manager
  • Coach and develop other members of the planning team
  • Analyse project requirements with the project team, checking that all essential work activities have been identified in sufficient detail to provide realistic project schedules
  • Monitor project progress and regularly analyse the programme to ensure all critical path activities and project milestones are progressed according to the plan.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability and confidence for senior audiences.
  • Has strong analysis and problem-solving skills to quickly analyses complex situations.
  • Proven ability to effectively structure work to handle multiple demands and competing activities; to take control of issues and manage them through resolution.
  • Has a passion for customer satisfaction, problem solving and team work.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Project Planning (preferably in T&D or other Power projects)
  • Significant experience in an asset intensive industry; specifically, power generation and transmission, utilities, rail transportation, mining, public infrastructure.
  • Substantial experience in major projects management within a customer or consulting service.
Please reach out to our team today to apply for this full-time Lead Planner position in Stone. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions.
With over 90 years of combined experience in delivering workforce solutions to the global energy industry, NES Fircroft is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & renewable, Infrastructure, and Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide. We provide tailored staffing solutions, sourced from a global talent pool by a dedicated, discipline-specific team of consultants.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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