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Snr Planner, Tubular Construcion, Medupi Powersation Project

START Date: 
March, 2014


 - Highly organized individual who can work closely with all levels of the organization, in particular functional managers and the project management teams to ensure accurate and timely cost and schedule controls are put in place and maintained during the project lifecycle.

- Facilitate new project planning/scheduling sessions and periodic reviews of established plans, schedules, and material inventory with Fibre-Wound management and customers to plan/maintain schedules and preclude impact to project milestones and objectives.


- Develop and maintain relationships with customers. Periodically submit progress reports to internal and external customers and participate in schedule discussions to integrate Fibre-Wound and customer planning. Coordinate the resolution of contract performance issues.

- Evaluate changing contracts, schedules, and resources and determine their impact on programs. Report potential problems and recommend solutions to program management.

- Recommend corrective actions for projects that are behind schedule . Analyze requirements, propose and apply techniques that allow management to regain control or minimize impact on program schedule.


Establishing and maintaining the project schedule - this includes setting up multi level schedules in appropriate software programs (MS Project ) and determining the appropriate level of detail for schedules used for projects, studies and bids. Determine the critical path and flow for the project by logically linking scheduling activities. Monitor and report progress and provide regular updated schedules - including resource histograms, progress curves(planned ,actual and forecast) and current versus baseline comparisons. Incorporate scope changes and trends into project schedules and reset the baseline to reflect the current project scope. Manage and co-ordinate the smooth running of the project/planning schedule on site. Continuous analysis of project activities. Set up weekly forecasts and daily task list on site and tracking progress of the site activities. Assist with recovery plans to ensure milestones are achieved and the project completion adheres to the baseline.