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Planning Manager

Location: Somerset, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Construction, Planning and Project Controls, Planning Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Matt Scott

Planning Manager



Planning Manager needed for a multinational construction organisation based in Somerset who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Planning Manager who has experience working on major construction projects and can build lasting client relationships and provide support to strong, motivated teams. The successful Planning Manager will also have HND or equivalent qualification in engineering, construction or another related field, a detailed understanding of scheduling methodologies and techniques. As well as experience and knowledge in the use of scheduling software, ideally Primavera P6 version 7 and above.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Planning Manager will include:

  • Supporting the IPC scheduling manager and/or PCM in the implementation and maintenance of project controls processes for scheduling, including the production of monthly reports, through the provision of intelligent information and analysis.

  • Collaborating with other disciplines of project controls, as well as other project support functions, to help deliver project goals in keeping with the client's principles of trust, transparency and teamwork.

  • Maintaining an awareness of schedule interfaces with other programmes and their potential impact.

  • Producing and maintaining the schedule baseline IWS in Primavera 6 (P6), with fully logic-linked work plans aligned to the work breakdown structures (WBS) and utilising approved construction techniques.

  • Ensuring the level 2 IWS is updated to an agreed timeframe for monthly reporting.

  • Ensuring the level 3 schedules are updated when required to reflect work progress and performance, to an agreed timeframe defined by the central controls team,

  • Ensuring that contractor schedules are produced in accordance with processes and ensure that they align to the IWS forecast position.

  • Maintaining daily and weekly work planning in the 4D model.

  • Providing quality checks on the scheduling data.

  • Identifying, evaluating and providing solutions to time-related issues.

  • Coordinating and producing schedule reports to a defined reporting cycle.

  • Assisting in the trend and change process, including analysis of schedule impact, generating performance indicators and providing feedback on areas of risk and opportunities.

  • Adhering to project governance and scheduling standards and procedures.

  • Ensuring all project documents, in particular sensitive nuclear information, are correctly protectively marked, and protected in accordance with the client's policies and procedures.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Planning Manager to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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