Senior Planner

Recruiter
PM Group
Location
Birmingham
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As the Senior Planner reporting to the Head of Project Controls, you will accountable for planning of design, procurement and construction projects within an EPCM delivery environment. This is a role that offers a diverse and challenging portfolio of projects and clients to work on and with. While this is a UK-based role, many of our clients are multi-national organisations, therefore frequent travel will be expected. In addition, this role will coordinate directly with company-wide initiatives across PM Group. Job Role & Responsibilities • Establishing project objectives in line with the client and ensure goals & timelines are • achieved • Execution of projects via an established Quality and Management system • Responsible for development and management of project schedules and project controls tools • Identification of project milestones, monitor & report on same • Lead / Host Interactive Planning Workshops. • Critical Path development & analysis • Being proficient in MS Project and Primavera Scheduling tools • Liaise with project management team with regular schedule performance status reports • Provide valued input to Constructability Reviews • Establish project schedule resource requirements • Develop and Communicate tools for the target completion of project goals • Provides performance updates / reports views for identification of variances and corrective action Qualifications & Requirements • Preferably degree in relatable subject (e.g. Engineering, Construction Management) but not essential. • Specific sector experience (Pharmaceutical, Food) highly desirable but not essential. • Sound understanding of all phases of projects from design through to construction and commissioning and qualification. • Understanding of project controls techniques • Understanding and experience of Critical Path Methods (CPM) • Understanding and experience in Earned Value Management (EVM) • Strong background in Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project • Strong organisational skills. • Strong methodical and analytical approach with an ability to meet deadlines. • Reliable, consistent and quality approach to work. • Demonstrable ability to play a positive role in multi-discipline teams. • Professional approach and demeanour. A strong ethical approach to safety, quality, environmental protection and business. • Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively with clients and peers at all levels