Planning Manager (Highways and Rail)

Recruiter
Morson Human Resources Limited
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1259381299
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Planning Manager to work on a range of transport related projects across highways and rail.

Key Accountabilities
  • Plan and manage complex multi-project programme time schedules to ensure delivery of intended business benefits.
  • Analyse, review and highlight critical time schedule issues and ensure viable resolution plans are in place.
  • Act as coordination lead for the production of outward facing topical summary reports discussing programme/project progress, critical issues, impact and mitigation.
  • Provide direction and supervision to any assigned project planners and / or possess extensive technical expertise.
  • Establish and maintain a good, professional and pro-active relationship with other project management/ planning teams.
  • Conduct Project Controls orientation/training sessions for Programme team(s) and assist Senior management with the interpretation of periodic time schedule/cost reports.
  • Analysis of programme controls data and create summary programme reports/analysis for Senior Managers/Sponsors.
  • Assess the need for change to planning processes and methods and implement changes to deliver improved performance.
  • Assess contractual schedules and compensation events and support the business in schedule related commercial aspects.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience expected of the Planning Manager will be as follows:
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of capital projects and programmes with an emphasis on Planning and how this supports and integrates with a wider high functioning environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of PPM Systems and Tools especially in regard to the Planning discipline.
  • Knowledge of the professional disciplines of programme and project management in the context of complex capital projects with expertise in Planning.
  • Knowledge of different Commercial arrangements, NEC contractual obligations and their impact of project controls management with an emphasis on Planning methodology.
  • Domain knowledge of the planning, design and construction activities undertaken across a number of TfL project areas. Namely track, signalling, stations, civils or surface projects.
  • Good influencing skills to manage and motivate teams. Ability to embed Planning Management methodology and process in support of delivery of high risk, value and complex projects/programmes. Analysis of complex data to draw conclusions and produce reports.
  • Experience using Primavera, Primavera Enterprise or similar project time scheduling software.
  • Experienced in defining and agreeing progress reporting approaches with contractors.

***This role is working in the public sector and therefore must be set up on a PAYE or Umbrella basis. No limited companies are permitted. ***

In order to apply for the Planning Manager or for a confidential chat please submit your CV via this advert today.

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