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Lead Planner (Offshore Wind)

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£600 - £650 per day
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Date Added
May 29th, 2024

Role - Lead Planner (Offshore Wind)
Location - Hybrid - Scotland + Occasional Site visits
Start Date - February
Duration - 6-12 Months + Possible Extension
Rates - £600 - £650 Daily Rate Inside IR35 via Umbrella
Clearance - BPSS

- Must have Full UK Working Rights to be considered for this position.
- Must have Offshore Wind Planning experience in a Team Lead role


  • Lead the Planning team and manage the Programme schedule (Primavera P6) ensuring clear, timely and accurate information is provided to Project Management, the Project Board and Lenders as required.
  • Co-ordinate development and management of the detailed project Execution programme, integrating Contractor programmes, internal Project Management, Financing and Engineering activities, and Regulatory/Consenting requirements, ensuring alignment with key project milestones and schedule
    drivers and accounting for interfaces between packages and scopes of work.
  • Undertake analysis of Delay Events notified within Contractors' Claims to determine the validity of these claims.
  • Assess and communicate schedule impact of project change control notifications, and schedule impact of progress reported.
  • Co-ordinating monthly updates to Project programme.
  • Work closely with Interface and Package managers to ensure project interfaces are optimised for Project delivery.
  • Manage project programme reporting outputs
  • Take a leading role in Schedule Risk Analysis, both through What-if scenario planning, and through use of quantitative Schedule Risk Analysis tools.
  • Assist Project Management decision making by providing clear and concise analysis of impacts of schedule delays and mitigation strategies.
  • Regular presentation of programme information to senior leadership both within the project and within the wider Renewables business.
  • Assist in training and development of other team members.


  • Significant major Project Planning experience, working within large, multi-contract Engineering and Construction projects, including building fully integrated complex activity networks.
  • Experience in a similar role within offshore wind
  • Significant experience of leading a Project Planning team.
  • Highly skilled user of Primavera P6 planning software.
  • Experience in carrying out delay analysis and analysis of schedule implications of contractor claims.
  • Experience in running what-if scenarios and schedule risk analysis.
  • Ability to produce clear and concise information that will assist senior management decision making.
  • Focus on continuous improvement, striving to improve the quality of planning output as an aid to project decision making.
  • Commercial Awareness - knowledge of construction contracting structures.
  • Financial Awareness - knowledge of project financing strategies, routes to market within the wind industry, and an understanding of the interrelations between programme and revenue returns.

If this position could be of interest, please apply directly or contact Hallam Knight at Carbon60 to arrange a call

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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