Lead Project Planner

Lead Project Planner

Job Title: Lead Project Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: East Lothian, Scotland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH11227_1507908229
Contact Name: Samantha Lancashire
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 13, 2017 16:23

Job Description

Lead Project Planner

8 Month Contract

East Lothian

Competitive Salary

ASAP Start

Our Client develops, manufactures and builds green energy plants which produce electricity and heat from waste products such as household waste and biomass.

As Lead Project Planner you experience of working on a similar project seeing the venture through to completion. You must have previous experience of working on an Energy from Waste or Biomass project and demonstrable experience of working in a lead role.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing a main time schedule for projects and following up on projects under execution
  • Functioning as the (Overall) Programme Manager of EPC contracts
  • Consequence reporting to the Project Manager
  • Preparing time status inputs for monthly reports (internally/externally)
  • Monitoring / adding changes to the time schedule
  • Supporting the users as required including training inexperienced users
  • Reviewing time schedules in internal project meetings
  • Participating in and conducting meetings with the customer regarding the time schedule
  • Coordinating time schedules and input from supplier schedules / milestones
  • Co-responsible for projects complying with Company Best Practice

Essential Knowledge and Experience:

  • Project planning experience within the construction industry i.e. Energy from Waste plants or Biomass plants
  • Previous experience of seeing an Energy from Waste project through to completion would be advantageous
  • Conversant in cause and effect analysis and scenario writing
  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline, or equivalent
  • Experience of working within budgets and timescales
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Experience of managing a project planning team in a Lead Planner or Senior Planner capacity

If you are interested in finding out more you can call Samantha on 02393 910026 or email


Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.