P6 Planner

Job Type:



£35000 - £45000 Per Annum

Our long-standing manufacturing client in Bolton are looking for an experienced and capable P6 Programme Planner to join their ever-growing team.

They cover manufacturing projects for the nuclear, oil and gas, defence, marine, industrial, pharmaceutical, architectural and water industries and so the work is varied and complex at times.


Scheduling of defined scope over multiple projects to meet contract requirements using

Primavera P6

Updating of Primavera P6 schedules in line with progress and contractual movement

Assist Senior Planner/Project Manager where required


Update schedules at the contracted intervals throughout the project life cycle in accordance

with contract changes

Materially contribute to the creation of effective WBS

Liaise with internal resources to ensure project schedule is realistic and achievable and

identify important schedule related risks

Manage dependencies and maintain a critical path.

Update schedule content with Early Warning Notices and Compensation Event Notices

Seek opportunities to avoid schedule prolongation in the event of change and delayed

activity completions and reduce critical path duration

Maintain and process of information from different entities and coordinate in a controlled


Work closely with the project team, subcontractors and financial team to maintain accurate

and up to date data for multiple stages of multiple projects

Reporting and planning reviews with clients and others requiring information for ongoing

planning reporting cycles

Work closely with the reporting function, inputting into their process and regular cycle

Identify issues and escalate to the project manager as appropriate

Manage production of appropriate project documentation

Apply agreed planning standards and ensure they are adopted and embedded across in

the programme

Transfer skills and knowledge to other staff members as appropriate

Any other ad hoc duties as may be required and as are commensurate with the grade of the



Ability of managing multiple projects at differing stages

Proficient in the use of Primavera P6 and Microsoft Excel to maintain schedules

Be a team player with management skills to facilitate the ability to receive and extract


Demonstrate the process of the information coordination and presentation

Working autonomously and in a team environment

Proven project planning experience within an engineering environment

Understanding of business planning and pipeline analysis

Ability to work at pace and under pressure, with initiative and can-do attitude

Good written and verbal communication skills

On offer:

£35k – £45k (DOE)

Please call Darcie on 07931 961971 or send your CV to darcie@projectstart.co.uk to prompt a call-back

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