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  • UK, London
  • from £70,000 to £75,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Years Exp: 10

Job Title : Senior Planner

Location : London

Salary £70,000 - £75,000


Our client is looking to strengthen their Planning team with a Senior Planner for their joint venture framework in their London / Hertfordshire offices.

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


- 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

  • Quote ref: 513/23294

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