Job Description

Job Title:
Planning Analyst
Posted Date:
Chalk River, Ontario, Canada

The Planning Analyst monitors the day-to-day progress and spending of all project activities to support efficient scheduling and work progress on time and within budget.


  • Leads the workflow process within a specific area of responsibility. Develops, implements and maintains scheduling and work planning management tools. Analyzes facility workloads and resource demands. May also be responsible for asset/inventory management, ensuring that all required resources are available and functional, acquiring equipment as needed and disposing of unused resources according to procedure.
  • Manages user interactions with local systems or networks. This may include managing user accounts; composing, editing, and distributing relevant documentation; providing formal or informal training to other Department or Department members; or overseeing work done by others within the system or network.
  • Acts as the primary contact for the assigned project, Department, or Department to answer questions, obtain and provide information to stakeholders within and outside the organization, ensuring timely and accurate response. Also acts as a liaison between Departments and/or with customers, sets up and attends meetings as necessary.
  • Compiles and verifies information from various sources to produce reports. Queries, collates and presents data in support of the Project, Department or Department Manager.
  • Processes and performs data entry into a database or filing system. Maintains hard-copy and soft-copy filing systems. Analyzes and assesses the system databases, tools and models, identifying issues and recommending improvements and/or upgrades.
  • Prepares, adjusts and finalizes project budget. Ensures project information is accurate by opening, tracking and closing work orders; monitors expenses and revenues against budget.


  • College diploma or University degree in a related discipline with at least 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills are essential to write a variety of procedures, letters, and formal correspondences and to deliver presentations.
  • Knowledge of CNL procedures, policies and best practices in administration.
  • Knowledge of OnTrack, Oracle, TRAK, software for project management (Primavera, etc.), and CNL applications related to planning/control of duties.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite for creation of Word documents, formatting procedures, exporting and running reports, preparing presentations and corresponding using e-mail.
  • Knowledge of databases and how to structure database information. Understanding of where and how to retrieve information and develop queries and reports.
  • Advanced knowledge of regulations pertaining to the area of responsibility (e.g. Transportation, Dangerous Goods, Software Licenses, etc.)
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and organize projects.
  • Ability to accept and foster change, with strong analytical skills to determine and implement alternative solutions.
  • Understanding of basic financial/accounting practices in order to provide administrative assistance pertaining to budget issues.

CNL has an Employment Equity Program and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.


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