Planner at PM Group

Many of our clients are blue chip multi-nationals, therefore travel will be required as part of the overall project delivery.


  • Establish project objectives in line with the client and ensure goals and timelines are achieved.
  • Execution of projects via an established Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Responsible for development and management of project schedules and project controls tools.
  • Identification, monitoring and reporting of project milestones.
  • Lead / Host Interactive Planning Workshops.
  • Critical Path development & analysis.
  • Proficient utilization of MS Project and Primavera (P6) scheduling tools.
  • Liaise with Project Management team with regular schedule performance status reports.
  • Provide valued input to Constructability Reviews.
  • Establish project schedule resource requirements.
  • Develop and communicate tools for the target completion of project goals.
  • Provide performance updates / reports views for identification of variances and corrective action.
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned.


  • Preferably hold a Bachelor Degree or equivalent in relatable subject (e.g. Engineering, Construction Management) although not essential.
  • Specific sector experience (Pharmaceutical, Food) highly desirable but not essential.
  • Sound understanding of all phases of projects from design through to construction and commissioning and qualification (e.g. EPC, EPCM, EPCMCQ environments)
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of project controls techniques.
  • Experience of Critical Path Methods (CPM).
  • Schedule Risk Analysis knowledge.
  • NEC Contract experience would be advantageous.
  • Understanding and experience in Earned Value Management (EVM) including Cost Performance Indicators (CPI).
  • Strong background in Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Strong methodical and analytical approach with an ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrable ability to play a positive ‘can do’ role and approach n multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Professional approach and demeanour.
  • A strong ethical approach to safety, quality, environmental protection and business.
    Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively with clients and peers at all levels.