Planning Manager

Water & Utilities
  • UK, West Midlands, Birmingham
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £55,000 to £70,000 per year
This is a great opportunity for a Planning Manager to join a highly reputable Blue-chip main contractor in Birmingham on permanent basis, this company offer great development and progression opportunities and well known for putting their people first. Job Description: The role ensures that all planning aspects...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 28.02.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1155/26579

Quote ref: 1155/26579

Job description

This is a great opportunity for a Planning Manager to join a highly reputable Blue-chip main contractor in Birmingham on permanent basis, this company offer great development and progression opportunities and well known for putting their people first.  

 

Job Description:  

 

The role ensures that all planning aspects are carried out in accordance with the contract, company policies and procedures, and to the satisfaction of the customer and/or contract leader. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to function as a member of an integrated team.  

 

Some of the main responsibilities include:  

- Set the planning strategy for complex projects and clearly communicate that through the wider team  

- Demonstrate the establishment and application of governance utilising business systems and commercial, risk and schedule reporting processes  

- Lead planning aspects of EPC projects  

- Manage programmes with respect to change, slippage and mitigation  

- Develop a proactive, collaborative open relationship with the Customer particularly in open reporting and evaluation of project data  

- Develop, manage, and maintain an integrated plan across the entire programme of works to schedule deadlines, manage dependencies, and coordinate the optimal use of resources  

- Support the establishment of common procedures, systems, and protocols, and ensure compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and standards  

- Consolidate data from across the programme to develop monthly reports on progress, benefits and performance against KPIs, in support of framework earned value metrics, performance tables and balanced scorecard  

- Ensure that suitably qualified and experienced planning resources are provided to projects in a timely manner, capable of driving collaborative planning

Requirements

- Significant post qualification experience in Planning Manager role  

- Chartered member of relevant professional body  

- Experience of tendering and working with risk and commercial managers to ensure full compliance with contractual obligations  

- Proactive, collaborative and enthusiastic approach  

- Excellent communication skills  

- Be able to relate in a confident manner to people at all levels  

- Proven skills in the efficient and effective management of others  

- Be able to work to tight deadlines  

- Proven experience of Primavera (P6)  

- Experience in building cost and resource loaded plans  

- Ability to reconcile cost information as it applies to the programme of works  

- Proficient in the interpretation of estimating, scheduling, programming and risk tools  

- Proficient in the use of Earned Value Analysis  

- Relevant experience in project controls and/or project delivery

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