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Planner

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
South London, London
Salary
£38000 - £40000 per annum + Company benefits
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Sector
Construction
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

Great opportunity to join a progressive company as a Planner

Role Purpose
As a planner, you will play a critical role in ensuring the successful execution of medium to large scale infrastructure projects. Reporting directly to the Contract Manager and working closely with the delivery team, key stakeholders, and the client, you will be responsible for developing comprehensive project and resource schedules, monitoring progress, cost-loading programmes and identifying potential risks and delays. Your expertise and strategic thinking will be influential in optimizing project timelines and resource allocation, enabling the successful completion of our projects within budget and on time.


Role summary


  • Manage the development and maintenance of project schedules using Primavera P6 and MS Project, ensuring accuracy and adherence to project requirements.

  • Engage with the delivery team and key stakeholders to define project objectives, deliverables, and timelines.

  • Manage comprehensive analysis of project scope, identifying critical paths, dependencies, and potential risks.

  • Monitor project progress, tracking key milestones, and providing regular updates to project stakeholders.

  • Identify potential delays, conflicts, or resource constraints and propose appropriate mitigation strategies.

  • Conduct regular progress meetings, coordinating with project teams to ensure accurate reporting and forecasting.

  • Evaluate and improve planning processes and tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Provide support during project audits and reviews, ensuring compliance with project schedules and contractual obligations.

  • Stay updated with industry best practices, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements related to project planning.

  • Understand the contractual arrangements of the programme and ensure that they are not compromised due to planning issues and providing scenario plans for mitigation.

  • Providing support and advice to site, construction, and delivery teams.

  • Attend project meetings, present project information and update of the programme.

  • Ensure all planning activities are carried out in line with the requirements of the company's Integrated Management System and its procedures and to identify opportunities for improvements to be made.

  • Carry out any other duties appropriate to this post


Key competencies


  • The candidate will have a responsible approach to work, taking ownership for what they do, have a proactive, results-oriented focus; and are able to carry out tasks in a dynamic environment.

  • They are willing and capable of assuming additional responsibilities; to work autonomously, and to commit to stringent deadlines.

  • It is important for this role that the candidate has strong interpersonal skills as they will interact and work with people at all levels in the organization.


Experience required;


  • Experience of Project Management methodologies and tools

  • Advanced understanding of Primavera P6

  • Knowledge of NEC3


Benefits


  • Competitive Salary

  • 25 days annual leave

  • Car allowance (if deemed business user) - £5,040 per annum

  • Access to Group Pension Scheme after completion of probation

  • Life Assurance and Critical Illness cover if joining pension scheme

  • Healthcare cover for employee only

  • Access to EAP & Medicash after successful completion of probation

  • Continuous Development Opportunities

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