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Operations Planner (Gas)
 
 
Forefront Utilities is a leading utility contractor and services supplier to gas network operators in England. We are currently seeking experienced and dynamic Operational Planner’s to join our team carrying out major works on gas networks.


Responsibilities

  • Create, maintain, review and administer a plans and schedules.
  • Liaise with supervisors, managers and operational teams to discuss the progress of the plan and address any issues that arise.
  • Liaise with councils for notice administration.
  • Keep the internal and external clients up to date on plan progress.
  • Prepare and present information for internal planning meetings.
  • Mitigate risk by constantly monitoring plan vs actual.
  • A typical working week for a planner would be around 40-45hrs per week, however you would be required to work longer if there is a deadline fast approaching.

Competencies

  • Strong communication including writing reports and presenting.
  • An understanding of the business and general business principles.
  • Time management and planning.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Methodological approach.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Strong problem solving.
  • An understanding of budget and financial management.
  • Leadership.
  • Work as part of a team and individually.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Turnaround preparation/execution and closeout planning experience.
  • Evidence of Excel usage.
  • Understanding of project planning principles and Earned Value Management processes.
  • Full, clean driving licence as some travel will be required.
  • Experience of working in the utilities sector preferred.

Forefront Utilities is an equal opportunities employer.

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