Senior Planner - Water

Water & Utilities
  • UK, West Midlands, Birmingham
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £50,000 to £75,000 per year
Our client is a Tier 1 main contractor that works in the water sector and they are looking to strengthen their Planning team with a Senior Planner to work on water projects on the Severn Trent Framework for their Birmingham locations You will report directly to the Planning Manager and duties/responsibilities of...

Quote ref: 100166/27196

Job description

Our client is a Tier 1 main contractor that works in the water sector and they are looking to strengthen their Planning team with a Senior Planner to work on water projects on the Severn Trent Framework for their Birmingham locations  

 

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

Qualifications/Experience:  

- 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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