Project Planner

Water & Utilities
  • UK, Yorkshire and the Humber, Yorkshire, Leeds
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is looking to strengthen their Planning team on their Yorkshire Water framework and are looking for Project Planners for their joint venture framework in Leeds You will report directly to the Planning Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include. Responsibilities include: - Provide &...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 07.03.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 513/23294

Quote ref: 513/23294

Job description

Our client is looking to strengthen their Planning team on their Yorkshire Water framework and are looking for Project Planners for their joint venture framework in Leeds  

You will report directly to the Planning Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include.  

 

Responsibilities include:  

- Provide & maintain a robust plan, drive the core delivery team to deliver the project on time in alignment with the agreed delivery strategy  

- Provide robust challenge to the delivery team in relation to project performance  

- Ensure planning practices & standards are consistent across each individual project  

- Lead the Plan for Stage process including development of robust delivery plans & understand constraints & sequences  

- Ensure project production is in line with the rates used to create the plan  

- Responsible for the implementation of Alliance planning polices & procedures as defined by the Planning Manager  

- Responsible for the production & look ahead meeting/process to ensure it is robustly and consistently applied across all projects  

- Create a relevant plan for the project taking into account all administration, design, assembly, commissioning & closeout elements. Must have knowledge of construction activities & understand the Totex Delivery Process  

- Develop & maintain the accuracy of each plan through a collaborative approach to ensure collective ownership & buy in from all relevant stakeholders & suppliers  

- Facilitate the coming together of different elements of the plan supplied by relevant suppliers & stakeholders, continually monitoring performance and managing the interfaces between each of them  

- Work closely with the IPL, PDM, PCM, Technical Manager & Construction Manager to accurately influence and predict project performance.  

- Drive the early warning process by proactively identifying potential delivery risks before they occur and develop mitigation plans  

- Drive the change process to ensure approved changes are reflected in the plan  

- Analyse and manipulate the plans to utilise synergies across the programme of work that generate efficiencies  

- Improve delivery performance through regular site attendance  

- Using a collaborative approach, create & maintain robust resource & cost loaded plans for all projects in the programme  

- Ensure the importance of the critical path activities & the sensitivity of other activities are communicated to the relevant stakeholders & these are being acted on by the delivery team  

- Understand the sub-contractor scope & plan to ensure the required performance is delivered & any under performance is highlighted in advance

Requirements

- Qualification in project management, planning, or construction management  

(Or able to demonstrate the aptitude and mindset that could quickly be up and running)  

- Knowledge and experience of planning particularly in the water sector  

- Experienced in using Primavera - P6 preferred  

- Be Pro-active and participate as a key player in a dynamic team  

- Work collaboratively  

- Focus on a programme not just a single project  

- Understand the impact of change on the project, the programme, cost and resource

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