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The Planner’s main focus is to manage certain schedules on a project in adherence to the necessary project planning standards, systems and procedures for the wind offshore team


Role description


  • Ensuring that own work is carried out in adherence to the existing scheduling standards and processes that are established to support the development and construction of wind offshore projects.
  • Undertaking the scenario planning to support project optimisation
  • Developing blue print work, break down structures and project master schedules for the wind offshore team.  A schedule is likely to be in excess of 50,000 activities.
  • Providing project planning (scheduling) support to the project teams
  • Manage the project schedules in accordance with the project work breakdown structure; ensure that project schedules are developed and updated to support Three Point Estimating and Earned Value Management
  • Assuring that project plans are regularly updated and within levels of certainty to allow effective monitoring, forecasting and control
  • Ensuring that project schedules conforms to the Change Control Process, in terms of liaison, communication and calculation of change notes and change orders
  • Ensure that standard Project Planning requirements are met, understood and embedded from both Contractor and Sub-Contractors into the clients systems
  • Producing planning reports for input into the monthly reporting process
  • Carrying out risk analysis, weather downtime analysis and delay mitigation analysis
  • Creating and maintaining What-If scenarios as required. 



Required skills and experience



  • Experience in planning elements of a large construction projects (such as offshore wind, power, oil and gas companies or general engineering consultancies) in multi-discipline teams.
  • Experience in working in a team of planners.
  • Extensive knowledge of the software tools Primavera (V7 or later) and MS Project
  • Experience in running Quantitative Risk Assessment with Oracle Primavera Risk Assessment software
  • Proactive and self-driven approach with good interpersonal skills
  • Experience in contributing planning detail to reports in a clear and concise manner which can then be understood and utilised by the project teams.
  • Fluent English (oral and writing)
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Experience of planning offshore or marine construction works would be an advantage




Why you should apply

As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package you’ll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of our business. Along the way, we’ll give you all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long-term ambitions.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organisation and to valuing the contribution that our employees make. We welcome and respect differences in culture, background, working style, education and other less obvious differences.  


Salary and package details



Competitive Salary

25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays

Up to 15% Pension

Up to 15% Bonus

Life insurance/Death in Service

Family medical care

Cycle to work

Eye Test/Flu Jab Vouchers

Corporate Discount scheme

Gym and physio on site - Swindon

Subsidised canteen - Swindon

Free tea and Coffee – Swindon



There will be an expectation to travel to other offices and sites outside of your base location (including Europe/Overseas) which may involve overnight stays



Our company


innogy SE is Germany’s leading energy company, with revenue of around €44 billion (2016), more than 40,000 employees and activities in 16 countries across Europe. With its three business segments Grid & Infrastructure, Retail and Renewables, innogy addresses the requirements of a modern, decarbonised, decentralised and digital energy world.

We plan, build and operate plants to generate power and extract energy from renewable sources. Part of our portfolio are wind and hydro power plants as well as solar and biomass plants. Currently, We are particularly strongly represented in our home market, Germany, followed by the United Kingdom, Spain, the Netherlands, Poland and Italy.

Our aim is to expand renewables worldwide, both on our own and working with partners. We believe that working together in this way is the key to making the energy transition a success.

innogy is one of the major operators of offshore and onshore wind energy in Europe. In addition to wind power, we also want to grow utility-scale solar power plant. In addition to our core markets, we are already active in new markets such as the USA, Australia and Canada.



Closing date on this role is 10/06/19, Please apply online and contact Lisa Phillips if you have any queries or questions







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