Project Planner

12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main responsibilities
* Provide point of contact with the customer, building effective and constructive relationships with key customer stakeholders. * Plan all aspects of a project from receipt of order to client handover and then off hire notification to site clearance. * Manage all aspects of the project to meet all contract goals and objectives. Review and advise on any contractual proposals where necessary. * Working with Regional Service Managers to assign and schedule labour to projects, both in house and sub-contractor as required enabling the project tasks to be carried out on time and in budget. * Work with the Central Planning Hub to develop the plan for all Moduflex projects. * Attend pre start site and client meetings prior to project commencement to ensure all details are gathered to aid the smooth running of the installation. Attend sign off meetings with clients to close out projects. * Coordinate with regional Technical Representatives to assist with smaller Moduflex projects. Provide training where necessary. * Ensure site efficiency and cost management on behalf of Elliott. * To always make certain that the Elliott corporate image is positive, professional, safe and never brought into disrepute. * Produce and/or coordinate with Technical Representatives to ensure site specific Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Lift Plans are completed. Provide technical quality control throughout the installation to ensure all SWI are being followed. Ensure the client has agreed with these before install/dismantle. * Ensure a high standard of Health & Safety is maintained on site to safeguard both Elliott employees and sub-contractors * To ensure all transport, plant and site equipment requirements are identified and are suitable for the tasks to be carried out. Then liaising with the Regional Admin Team to make sure orders are raised where required. Also to advise the Sales Team on additional items that will need to be charged back to the client. * Effectively communicate project expectations to team members to enable them to deliver correctly and on time. * Supervise direct reporting staff and sub-contractors according to company policies and protocols. * Ensure no snagging is outstanding before the installation team leaves site. * Work with Regional Team to ensure quick and efficient solutions to all customer issues that may arise to maintain a high level of customer service. * Maintain and develop a good working relationship with the Regional Hire Desk to guarantee all contract administration is carried out effectively. * Ensure that all customer documents are promptly submitted and signed. * Ensure that signed handover certificate and building manual is submitted.

Key factors for success (short-term, mid-term and long-term)
* To create a positive working relationship with all client representatives. * Successful delivery of all projects to the agreed standard and on time * To form good working relationships with the depot network and central functions. * Achieve a business acceptable level of H&S on all project sites.

Job experience & skills requirements
Personal Characteristics * Must hold a current and in date UK driving license * The ability to give clear instruction to a team * The ability to plan your teams workload to meet targets * The capability to manage multiple projects at the same time * To be able to understand both verbal and written instruction * Must have the ability to work effectively under pressure and be able to react to changing priorities. Work Experience * Substantial experience in project management * Proven ability to manage and deliver high value projects on time and to specification. * Experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications Willingness to: * Travel anywhere within the regions when necessary. * Some travel to Customer/Elliott sites outside of region may be required. * Occasional unsociable hours (including weekends) may be required. * Work on other Elliott products other than Moduflex.