Skip to main content

Careers Home > Job Search Results > Project Controls & Planning Specialist

Project Controls & Planning Specialist

Location: Stone, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Job ID: R0026265
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

Share: mail
Save Job Saved


Hitachi Energy has an exciting opportunity to join our Grid Integration team as a Project Controls & Planning Specialist you'll be ensuring the company resource planning and forecast systems are up to date and data is accurate and will also involve taking responsibility for a portfolio of projects, ensuring that projects follow internal planning standard procedures.

You'll manage the integrated schedule and cost control performance measurement process. This will include the company resource planning systems (Power Bi and Unifier). Maintain standards of planning, acting as key contact with Hub Planning Manager and Project Controls Manager Coach and develop other members of the planning team.


  • Ensure internal planning standards are adhered to provide panning support to the project teams throughout the project, providing monitoring and controls, proactively keeping the project manager informed to accomplish all project goals.

  • Proactively promotes an inclusive environment in the team and in all interactions with stakeholders and the business.

  • Analyses project requirements with the project team, checking that all essential work activities have been identified in sufficient detail to provide realistic project schedules.

  • Monitor project progress and regularly analyse the programme to ensure all critical path activities and project milestones are progressed according to the plan.

  • Work closely with engineering, supply chain, construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning, client, and contractors to identify potential changes in scope and quantify the impact of each change in a timely fashion.

  • Integrate material resource requirements with project schedule and defines procurement activities and order lead times.

  • Regularly communicates with Supply Chain Management (SCM) team and updates schedules to ensure procurement activities take place in a timely way and lead times are optimized to meet schedule targets.

  • Participate in project reviews and compose reports and updates all required project data in Project Control systems for Management Information and Project Analysis.

  • Communicate project progress and control issues to project management team and offers solutions. 

  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Issue progress reports, program updates and productivity data on a regular basis and as requested by customers and stakeholders.

  • Provide support in the preparation of proposals and bids to meet customer needs.

Your Background:

  • Knowledge of Oracle Primavera P6 – essential

  • Demonstrate knowledge of UK contract requirements and application to the planner role.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability and confidence for senior audiences

  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills to quickly analyses complex situations.

  • Proven ability to effectively structure work to handle multiple demands and competing activities; to take control of issues and manage them through resolutions

  • Has a passion for customer satisfaction, problem solving and team work.

Share: mail