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Job ID 10127
Offshore Wind

Our client is looking for a Project Planner for their offshore wind development and construction project in Europe.


  • Manage the Programme schedule (Primavera P6) for the Windfarm project, ensuring clear, timely and accurate information is provided to Project Management.
  • Support the development of the detailed project Refinement and Execution programme, integrating Consultant/Contractor programmes, internal Project Management, Financing and Engineering activities, and Regulatory/Consenting requirements, ensuring alignment with key project milestones and schedule drivers.
  • Undertake analysis of Delay Events notified within Consultants/Contractors Claims to determine the validity of these claims.
  • Support Programme Baseline Management and Change Control throughout the Project Lifecycle.
  • Assess and communicate schedule impact of project change control notifications, and schedule impact of progress reported.
  • Review of programme submissions by Consultants and EPC Contractors.
  • Monthly updates to Project programme.
  • Identify critical path for project and for sub packages, criticality of work scopes, and ensure that potential delays to critical activities are identified and mitigated.
  • Work closely with Interface and Package managers to ensure project interfaces are optimised for Project delivery.
  • Participate in project Interactive Planning sessions, risk assessments, progress, budget and forecast reviews, risk workshops and lessons learned sessions.
  • Assist Procurement & Commercial (P&C) team in specifying contract programme and progress reporting requirements.
  • Assist Project Management decision making by providing clear and concise analysis of impacts of schedule delays and mitigation strategies.
  • Work with Commercial managers to ensure alignment between programme forecasts and cost reporting.
  • Provide Project Management with analysis of schedule delay impacts and mitigation strategies.
  • Produce clear and concise management reports to assist senior management decision making.
  • Review programme submissions from Consultants (Schedule Quality, Change Impacts etc).
  • Monthly Programme/Schedule progress reporting.


  • We are looking for someone who has extensive Project Planning experience within large complex projects. You should have proven experience working within a Planning or Project Controls team. A background in offshore wind would be advantageous, though this is not essential.
  • 5 years of Project Planning experience, working within large, multi-contract Engineering and Construction projects, including building fully integrated complex activity networks.
  • Highly skilled user of Primavera P6 planning software.
  • Experience in carrying out delay analysis and analysis of schedule implications of contractor claims.
  • Experience in running what-if scenarios
  • Ability to work with package and project managers, interface manager and 3rd party contractors to identify schedule pinch points, interface issues and identify optimal schedule solutions.
  • Ability to produce clear and concise information that will assist senior management decision making.
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and stakeholder management skills will be essential for this role, allowing you to forge and maintain strong working relationships.
  • Focus on continuous improvement, striving to improve the quality of planning output as an aid to project decision making.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent MS Office skills.
  • Desirables:
  • Commercial Awareness - knowledge of construction contracting structures is.
  • Formal Project Management qualification, such as Prince2, APM PMQ / IPMA level D.
  • Experience of using qualitative and quantitative modelling methods.
  • Experience with Risk Management tools.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project.
  • Experience of Offshore Wind projects.

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