Planners/Senior Planners (P6/Infrastructure)

Morson Group
Closing date
19 Aug 2021

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Our client are a consultancy/contractor organisation, managing turnkey and business change projects across UK infrastructure energy, water, transportation and defence markets. They assist clients improve their business performance by increasing capacity, improving customer service, safeguarding security, enhancing resilience, decarbonising and delivering increased efficiency.

As our Senior Planning Engineer, you will be an integral part of a team delivering projects, your duties will include:

Utilising your knowledge and expertise in the planning, you will be responsible for providing Project Control solutions and services to our clients. You will also be a key contributor to improving processes, procedures and tools utilised by the function.
As a Senior Planning Engineer, you are required to be commercially focused, confident in running your own project as well as working effectively within a team. You will be joining a growing consultancy team working on a variety of contracts within multiple sectors.
You will be required to undertake short-term or long-term commissions to address a variety of customer needs. Candidates with a track record of cost management at pre and post contract working on contracts through the development cycle to the delivery through the construction phase would be preferred.

Key Responsibilities

Adherence to Health & Safety practices
Collection of all data required to prepare Level 3 Programme Baselines
Raising of activities and coding structure in the propriety software Primavera P6 (including the importance of correct WBS awareness & alignment)
Co-ordination of logical links between engineering, procurement and construction
Calculation of activity durations from estimates and critical path identification
Submission and formal approval of Baselines
Exchange of electronic planning data with departments and clients
Liaison with the procurement department and suppliers regarding equipment required on site dates
Liaison with site planners and subcontractors for site execution timings
Level 3 & 4 updating from: engineering, procurement & site planner feedback
Scheduling of Programme activities on a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly basis
Input/production and issue of weekly updated 6 week look-aheads
Introduction and analysis of approved changes into the Programme
Programme Risk Analysis and What-If scenario exercises
Production of Ad-Hoc Programmes as required
Analysis of schedule update data and communication of trends to relevant parties
Production and distribution of reports & graphics, including EVM and forecasting
Tracking of Key Dates and relevant KPIs
Attendance at relevant project, progress and planning meetings
You will confidently interface with:
Internal and client planning resources
Design/Engineering/Procurement/Construction Departments
Estimating & Change Control
Site Planner
Suppliers and Subcontractors
You will report to
Project - Project Manager: Senior Planning Lead
Corporate - Head of Planning

You will have:

Previous experience in a similar role
Proactive and enthusiastic approach
Confident communication skills with departments and clients
Mobility to travel to sites and client locations as required
Your experience & training will include:

Relevant formal qualification for the position
Primavera P6 competent
MSP competent (but not essential)
MS Office competent
Knowledge of contracts, including NEC and Extension of Time calculations

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