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Project Planner

Job Category:  Other
Contract Partner Company:  BYLOR
Employing Company:  BYLOR

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Project Planner

Organisation Information: 

Bouygues Travaux Publics (TP) and Laing O’Rourke, two of Europe’s most dynamic engineering and construction specialists, are working together in a joint venture named BYLOR to deliver the main civil engineering works at Hinkley Point C (HPC) worth over £2.8 billion.
Bylor are pushing the boundaries of innovation and modern technology while delivering high quality construction on a massive scale. Bylor have already broken the UK record for the largest continuous concrete pour of 9,000m3 of concrete.
This is great opportunity to be part of a dynamic organisation that is challenging the industry and making history.

Purpose of the role:

Provide support to the Delivery Team to develop and maintain a comprehensive programme of works to successfully manage Tier 2 Contractor undertaking the fabrication and assembly of the Unit 2 HR/HK Pools within the on-site bunkers, followed by final assembly works once in the Nuclear Island at HPC.
Programme development and management of Nuclear Pools & Liners scope of work. Day to day management and development of project plan and associated resources and equipment to ensure successful execution of the project.

Key responsibilities and specific accountabilities:

Bylor are the Tier 1 Contractor responsible for the works under the Civils Contract.  Works associated with the Unit 2 Pools, are subcontracted to a Tier 2 Contractor. The direct works are performed by the Tier 2’s personnel, your role shall include: 


  • Support the Delivery Team through the development and day to day management of the project plan.
  • Identify critical path activities and provide information to support project decision making process.
  • Critical analysis of resource requirements and regular reporting to the Project Manager.
  • Produce KPIs to monitor ongoing performance of the various work fronts including production and Quality.
  • Co-ordinate with Bylor civils teams to understand and integrate overall project priorities.
  • Maintain good working relationships with our partners ensuring any actions are responded to in a timely and professional manner.
  • You will ensure they are organised in every aspect of the works ensuring resources are sufficient for the works, are present and being adequately supervised.

Qualification Essential skills & knowledge:

Minimum Qualifications: 


  • ONC/HNC in Engineering preferred
  • Professional Qualification in Project Planning/Project Control

Minimum Experience:


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working within a project planning role.
  • Previous experience of welding and fabrication within a regulated environment advantageous

Job-Specific Skills:


  • Multi-disciplined technical knowledge relevant to a manufacturing and construction environment
  • Familiar with Bylor reporting procedures
  • Capable of producing and interpreting analytical data to assist project decision making 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge of managing 3rd party multi-disciplined teams on behalf of Client.

Job Knowledge Skills:


  • Familiar Planning and Project Reporting
  • Hands on user of project management software 
  • Position involves production and maintenance of project plans utilising tools such as MS project and Primavera P6.
  • Critical analysis of activity durations and resource requirements to achieve programme.
  • Ability to communicate, coach and organise third party vendors/contractors to enable safe and on-time delivery of assigned work scopes.


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.