Senior Project Planner
at JDR Cable Systems

Date Posted: 07/07/2019

Job Description

A Senior Project Planner is required to manage a team of project planners, across multiple sites, to ensure the team work to agreed planning rules and agreed logic.

Based at our Hartlepool site, with frequent travel to our other site in Littleport, you will ensure all projects are planned via Primavera and reporting is carried out in such a manner to accurately reflect the current status of all projects across JDR.


Reporting to the Planning Manager you will be responsible for the following:

  • Updating Primavera standard templates and agreeing the logic and rules with key stakeholders to ensure they are aligned to the current lead-times and activity durations.
  • Maintaining a high-level view of all projects and deliverables for reporting to senior management to include the current global deliveries against contract deliveries to calculate any Liquidated Damage exposure.
  • Allocating projects to Project Planners ensuring workload is level within the team.
  • Accurate and comprehensive project planning and reporting to ensure project plans and s-curves are issued in line with project requirements
  • Managing and co-ordinating all contributing planning input data to ensure a consistent approach is used on all projects
  • Co-ordinating of all stakeholders to deliver effective and compliant project planning across all departments.
  • Maintaining accurate governance of data and records compliant with defined work procedures, by self and reporting staff
  • Supervising the Project Planners ensuring they are all working to Project Planning Procedures and Project Deliverables


Job Requirements

As a professional and effective communicator you will support and work with our Project Managers and wider functions, communicating project risks, constraints and opportunities, by carrying out scenario modelling.

As a competent planner you will have expert knowledge of Primavera 6 you will be the subject matter expert within the system to ensure that planning and reporting is carried our accurately via the system.

Experienced within managing a team you will be able to resolve both simple and complex issues with ease and be able to prioritise yours and your teams work load whilst managing your own time to ensure that the necessary plans and reports are prepared for submission to Management and to Clients. The Senior Project Planner is accountable for Project Planner performance and compliance across JDR.

This is a fantastic opportunity within JDR where you will be supporting the Planning Manager in shaping and continuously improving the Planning function to suit the needs of the business.


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Permanent
  • Location: Hartlepool
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 07/07/2019

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