4 Planners (P6)

2020-11-13 16:27:462021-02-20 Charlton Recruitment
Job Type Permanent
Location 4 Birmingham OR Initially WFH
Area Midlands, UK Midlands UK 4 Birmingham OR Initially WFH
Sector High Speed Rail
Salary £45 - 55,000
Start Date
Advertiser remoteapi
Telephone 07881022741
Job Ref HS1027
Job Views 932
Description
4 Planner Roles based from Birmingham intially working on the development of Rail Systems Tender programmes in readiness for the tender process on a mixture of mult-million pound contracts (£50 - 1bn) and then into the construction phase.
 
High Speed 2 the new multi-billion-pound high-speed railway to directly link the city centres of: London, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester. The Programme Management Office (PMO) forms part of the CFO office and is responsible for cost management & estimating, risk management, schedule management and integration, performance reporting, tools and systems and project management capability across the organisation and both Phase One and Phase Two. The PMO supports and enables delivery through the provision of specialist resources and services into Phase One and Phase Two Project Controls, and by centrally defining and implementing core project controls processes and standards.

HS2 are in need of someone with knowledge of the core Project Controls disciplines, including; Schedule Management, Cost Management, Change Management and Risk Management (how they interrelate) and an understanding of NEC contracts, amendments, early warning notices and the work flows of communications between contractor and client. The candidate should also have experience in the core project controls functions, including; baseline maintenance, schedule management, cost performance, change management, risk management and performance reporting. Experience in the management and control of key Project Controls systems (e.g. Primavera P6) and participation in contract progress and schedule change reviews is also near essential for the candidate to have.

The successful candidate will be someone who is keen to listen and willing to learn, competent on P6 and who has several years experience in managing multi complex projects: Rail (Ideal), infrastructure, Highways, Construction, Oil & Gas, Utilities, Porcess etc with several interfaces. NEC contract knowledge is also useful in applications for this role. Experience can range from client or main contractor, but the companies must be handling major projects (preferably infrastructure based).
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To be accountable for supporting the development of an integrated project schedule across development and delivery areas, ensuring dependencies and interfaces are effectively managed, identifying any risks and potential impacts, and proposing mitigation strategies where applicable.
  • To be responsible for supporting schedule input into the development of an integrated project baseline across development and delivery areas. Correlating schedule, cost and risk assessment through to influence critical path analysis and providing robust and quality plans to support decision making.
  • To be accountable for identifying key programme interfaces and working with the delivery teams, within both HS2 and the supply chain, to document and manage these.
  • To be responsible for working with Project Managers and Project Controls Managers to maintain project schedules and effectively manage change, providing assurance to the plans and schedules submitted by the supply chain.
  • To be responsible for supporting What-if scenario planning, providing integrated solutions to programme and project conflicts and recoveries, supporting trade off decision making.
  • To have accountability for providing specialist planning and integration support where required.
  • To be accountable for collaborating with project delivery teams, the supply chain and stakeholders (including regulatory bodies, and the Department for Transport) where necessary to support the integration of all time, cost and quality information to support the monitoring of project progress and supply chain performance
  • To be responsible for inputting into the development of planning and integration policy, processes and standards across the business, leveraging industry best practice to drive continuous improvement and assure that these are implemented consistently and effectively across development and delivery areas
  • Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.
 
 
 
Required Criteria
Skills
 
  • Ability to use planning software including Primavera P6 at an advanced level.
  • Ability to integrate planning activities across multiple complex projects.
  • Ability to implement the delivery of processes, procedures and guidance that support project delivery and improve efficiency and accuracy within planning systems.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data, producing accurate, timely and informative reports in multiple formats targeted to the needs of the audience.
  • Ability to contribute within a team environment to allow effective decisions to be implemented.
  • Able to solve problems with an attention to detail.
 
Knowledge
 
  • Working knowledge of planning systems, processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the core Project Controls disciplines, including; Schedule Management, Cost Management, Change Management and Risk Management and an understanding of how they interrelate.
  • Understanding of NEC contracts, amendments, early warning notices and the work flows of communications between contractor and client.
  • Knowledge of the stages of the project life cycle.
 
Experience
 

  • Experience in the core project controls functions, including; baseline maintenance, schedule management, cost performance, change management, risk management and performance reporting.
  • Experience of working both individually and as part of a team for the delivery of the planning function within a project team.
  • Experienced in the management and control of key Project Controls systems (e.g. Primavera P6).
  • Experience of participation in contract progress and schedule change reviews.
  • xperience in managing multi complex projects: Rail (Ideal), infrastructure  (next best), Highways, Construction, Oil & Gas, Utilities, Porcess etc  comlex majoir project with multiple interfaces.
 
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