Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.

We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Planner

Location: Whitehaven

Duration: Contractor / Staff

Assystem are an Award-Winning International Engineering Design Consultancy who provide innovative and cutting-edge solutions. We have a number of UK based offices and a significant, loyal client base. As our reputation for proficient delivery of complex projects grows even stronger, we have a need for a Senior Planner to join the team in Whitehaven. Senior Planner The Role: As our Planning Engineer you will be responsible for providing planning services to the project manager and integrated team for various projects including where relevant, input and coordination of sub consultants’ programmes to ensure delivery is consistent and effective. 

Specific responsibilities:

  • Provide an effective planning and reporting service to project managers and sponsors. Facilitate the production of the project WBS.
  • Prepare, monitor and forecast baseline and working schedules during all project phases including input during the estimating and tendering phases.
  • Establish and maintain a basis of schedule for all schedules produced. Ensure all applicable schedule activities have `rules of credit’ and `quantity tracking’ mechanisms established.
  • Identify and track all changes or potential changes to the project baseline and subsequent underpinning of change control mechanisms A full job specification is available.

My profile

Your background:

You will be fully conversant with Planning Software Tools (Primavera P6), Microsoft Excel & Word. You’ll be competent in Earned Value Management and Reporting and have previous expertise in the analysis of project risk and estimating uncertainty.

You will have proven commercial awareness (e.g. planning requirements, change control / compensation events / cost control) & be able to work effectively both individually and as a team. 

Additional information

Security clearance:

Due to the nature of work to be undertaken applicants will be required to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Apply Now:

To apply forward your CV on this advertisement, if you have any queries about the role or would like a full job spec please contact Aidan at Assystem

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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