Project Planner, Johannesburg – Ref: 951146-6

  • B.Tech
  • Johannesburg,
  • Posted 4 months ago
  • This position has been filled
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Ref: 951146-6

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Project Planner to ensure to liaise with the project team and subcontractors regarding trends and forecasting of a project’s progress. The ideal candidate for this
position will be a person with sufficient maturity to command respect from those he/she deals with, whilst possessing enough energy and passion. A successful history and background in project
engineering, supported by minimum 3 years qualification i.e. Engineering, Construction with 5-10 years’ experience within an EPCM / EPM environment doing projects ideally in the mining and minerals
sector. Primavera P6 certification will be an advantage.

Position details:

Reporting to the Manager Projects Control, you will work as a Project Planner to liaise with the project team and sub-contractors regarding trends and forecasting of a project’s progress.

You will be expected to:

Assist in formulating and implementation of planning methodologies, policies, procedures and best practices.
Assist in aligning risk strategy with planning strategy
Stay abreast of new trends and innovations
To understand the scope of work by:
– Studying client scoping documentation regarding the project
– Obtaining estimates of the project from Estimating department
– Support Project team during the initial phase of order planning and agreeing upon an adequate control system

To develop a baseline schedule by:
– Developing and/or understanding the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
– Planning the work on an area-by-area basis (front end schedule)
– Developing detailed plan after receiving deliverables from project team
– Applying industry best practices to the development of the schedule
– Developing a Schedule Management Plan
– Developing a basis for the schedule (Basis of Schedule)
– Finalising overall execution schedule
– Finalising the baseline schedule

To develop analysis/monitoring tools by:
– Developing and maintain critical path/near critical path analysis
– Perform a constructability review
– Develop Performance Indexes
– Develop and maintaining S-Curves for all sections of the schedule to be analysed and included in reporting

To continuously monitor and/or adjust the project schedules for the duration of a project by:
– Updating schedules
– Managing change control
– Report regularly occurrences to the business and the client
– Keep the project manager up to date with critical items requiring attention to keep the
project on track
– Provide information to Cost Engineering as required
– Utilising Earned Value as a method of measurement

To generate a close-out report by:
– Reporting history of project at the end of the project and establishing a record or database
– Reporting lessons learned that can be used by future projects

To provide adequate feedback by:
– Updating the project plan and preparing a detailed analysis of variances and situations with particular problems
– Preparing information reports providing progress as required by the project team
– Creating awareness on delays and priorities identified to the Project team and management and suggest possible corrective action

Actively promote the Company’s professional image, both internally & externally
Implement and manage adhoc projects and duties as may be required and assigned from time to time.
Adhere to all quality and safety requirements of the Company management system.
Perform any other reasonable tasks as assigned by direct line manager.

Location (country, city): Johannesburg, Gauteng

Job Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

 

Job Qualification & Experience:

3 years qualification i.e. Engineering, Construction with 5-10 years’ experience within an EPCM / EPM environment doing projects ideally in the mining and minerals sector.
Primavera P6 certification will be an advantage.

Company Description:

EPCM – Innovation solutions for mining and mineral industries

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

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