Offers “VINCI”

39 days agoVINCI

Senior Planner (Client Side: 2405)

  • Whitehaven (Cumbria)
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Planner. This is an embedded opportunity, supporting one of our key clients within the Nuclear Industry.

Location wise, candidates will be based in Whitehaven primarily. Candidates from other locations will still be considered if they are willing to travel/stay in West Cumbria on a regular basis.

Please note the ability to obtain BPSS level security clearance is essential, uplifted to SC prior to a start. 

Role Description:

·  To provide planning services to an integrated DSA team, including individual schedules and the coordination and integration of all project schedules.
·  A self-directed individual capable of communicating key issues to the project & project control team.
·  Prepare, monitor, and forecast resourcing requirements in line with the 'live' integrated schedule of works.
·  Identify and track all changes or potential changes to the project baseline and subsequent underpinning of change control mechanisms.
·  Provide project outturns against Engineers and others.
·  Able to draw on their significant experience to suggest improvements and best practices which can apply to the portfolio. 
·  Fully partake in estimating process to ensure consistency across all estimates produced for new work packages.
·  Understands EV principles & able to explain variances within the project & discuss potential mitigation options/recovery scenarios with stakeholders.
·  Ability to apply change control measures & a thorough understanding of NEC contract model.

Experience and Qualifications:


·  Conversant with planning software and tools (Primavera P6).
·  Competence in earned value management and reporting.
·  Actively feed into and develop project risk registers in line with live schedule updates.
·  Analysis of project risk and estimating uncertainty.
·  Commercial awareness (e.g. planning requirements, change control/compensation events/cost control). 
·  Thorough knowledge of NEC3 contracts.
Why us?

Nuvia - a subsidiary of VINCI construction - is an international company that operates across highly regulated sectors including Civil Nuclear and has a strong presence and history of delivery at nuclear sites in the UK and internationally.

Nuvia is a performance-driven company that is committed to the development of its people within a culture of safety, innovation, and excellence.


NUVIA is a branch of VINCI, the world's largest integrated concessions and construction group. NUVIA is more specifically the nuclear entity of the VINCI Group and is involved in the entire life cycle of nuclear facilities, from new build to decommissioning, maintenance and operation. NUVIA is constantly growing, with more than 2700 employees worldwide. On average, 100 men and women join us every year. Now, more than ever, we are looking for new talent to support the group's growth.

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