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Principal Planner at NES Fircroft

Principal Planner

NES Fircroft Bracknell Full-Time
Do you want to play a role in the transition to sustainable energy production?

Our client Aker Solutions are changemakers and accelerators. With a proud history of delivering complex projects to the oil and gas industry, they need talented individuals to help them shape the path towards a sustainable energy future. Their team in Reading provide front-end studies, engineering, procurement and project management services for initiating and executing oil and gas field, HVDC, renewable energy and carbon capture developments.

We are currently looking for a Principal Planner to strengthen the team. 

What will you be doing?
  • Provision of Planning & Scheduling services for Projects
  • Support development of the level 3 schedule
  • Work with Planning, Engineering and Procurement disciplines to build time-based schedules.
  • Gather data, update network and prepare earned value calculations
  • Apply resources to network for allocated disciplines and assist in manpower planning process
  • Understand corporate Project Execution Method and apply to schedule and progress reporting
  • Ensure coding and WBS is correctly applied to own area of responsibility in the schedule
  • Assess the impact of change on the project and incorporation of change into the schedule/progress reporting
  • Provide data to procurement to assist management of procurement packages.
We think you should have:
  • Worked on FEED and Engineering and Procurement projects in Oil & Gas/Process/Renewables industries
  • Used industry standard planning software, prepared logic networks and barcharts, both independently and as part of team
  • Carried out progress status and earned value reporting
  • Taken part in change management process
  • Trained in Industry standard planning software
  • Bachelor's degree or documented evidence of level of capability / knowledge relevant to role, such as PMP/AACEI certification, or QCF L3 and working towards L5.
More reasons to work with Aker:
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements (Hybrid office attendance) 
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Join a company committed to becoming a significant player in the energy transition  

Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact: Stephen Laurie, Recruitment Manager, NES Advantage Solutions. NES Advantage is Aker Solutions' global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing service.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.


Recommended Skills

  • Calculations
  • Certified Project Management Professional
  • Change Management
  • Engineering
  • Human Resources
  • Oil And Gas
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Job ID: BH-192926