Senior Planner - Offshore Wind

Senior Planner - Offshore Wind

Job Title: Senior Planner - Offshore Wind
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Reference: BBBH13718_1559150458
Contact Name: Cherie Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2019 18:20

Job Description

Senior Planner - Offshore Wind
£45,000 - £55,000 DOE plus benefits

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Planner / Senior Project Planner, to provide support as the "expert" for resource planning and time to the offshore team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading renewable energy businesses based out of offices in Swindon.

Duties include:

  • Provide leadership, guidance and training to Planners
  • Scenario planning to support project optimisation
  • Developing blue prints, break down structures and project master schedules for the offshore wind team (in excess of 50,000 activities)
  • Manage the project schedules; ensure that project schedules are developed and updated to support Three Point Estimating and Earned Value Management.
  • Adhering to standards, systems and procedures
  • Risk analysis, weather downtime analysis, delay mitigation analysis
  • Ensuring project plans conform to the change control processes
  • Creating "what-if" scenarios
  • Specifying requirements for scheduling software and evaluating scheduling software
  • Other duties as required

Required experience and skills:

  • Proven experience as a Senior Planner
  • Expert knowledge of methods and systems of project planning, organization and project management (e.g. MS Project, Primavera, SAP)
  • Planning of large projects - ideally offshore wind or oil & gas, etc.
  • Experience writing reports in a clear and concise manner to senior management and the project teams.


  • Competitive salary in the range of £45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Generous bonus
  • Generous pension
  • Life Insurance / DIS
  • Family medical care
  • Plus many more!

How do I apply?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Cherie Moore on 02392 288 217 for a confidential chat. Or click apply today!

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