Posted 22 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineEngineering Skilled Trades Recruitment
Contact NameStewart Bryson

Job description

Role: Planner

Contract Length: 12 Months

Location: Hybrid - Aldermaston (50% on site)

IR35: Inside

Client qualify for GIS: Yes (Disability Confident Scheme and/or Armed Forces Covenant)

Top essential criteria:

  1. Project Planning Experience
  2. Primavera P6
  3. Agile working
  4. Stakeholder Management

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop and maintain EVM compliant IMS in accordance with functional procedures and guidelines.
  • Validate and verify schedule data provided by suppliers (internal and external to client) prior to appropriate incorporation within IMS.
  • Provide planning input to project throughout the project lifecycle at the appropriate level.
  • Support the Senior Planner with emergent projects as directed by Business Management Manager.
  • Maintaining personal level of subject matter expertise.
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creation of the Work breakdown structure, Resource loading, Project level IMS (Integrated Master Schedule), and Project-specific basis of scheduling documents.
  • Input into the month-end process including Updating schedule progress. (EV percentage complete), Undertaking schedule forecasting, Updating milestone status and critical path analysis, and Undertaking schedule performance review including EV variance analysis. (SPI)
  • Providing Planning input to Investment approval and Change Control process, Risk and Opportunity process, and Peer reviews.
  • Production of Planning and EV deliverables in accordance with the appropriate procedures and guidelines.
  • Proposing solutions and workarounds to address schedule performance issues.
  • Ensuring understanding of responsibilities and demonstrating appropriate behaviours in line with the Company's environmental, health, safety, security, quality and ethics standards.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with and awareness of project members.
  • Supporting the development of the Assistant Planners.


  • Primavera P6
  • Project Planning experience
  • Agile working
  • Able to be flexible, adaptable, and roll sleeves up
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Will be relying on whole other teams to get work done.
  • Lots of connected people
  • Able to hold people to account


  • Previous Government, Nuclear or Defence experience
  • Construction background
  • Experience more important than Qualifications

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.