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Project Planner

  • Sector: Infrastructure & Construction
  • Location: Switzerland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 24/04/2020
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (05/06/20)
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The Role:
I am currently recruiting for an experienced Project Planner for a permanent role based in Switzerland for our Client, an international multi-disciplinary engineering contractor.

The Project Planner will play an active role in project management support of multi-disciplined, multi-sector project delivery work by facilitating the planning, scheduling and controlling processes. Providing advice, support and clear communication of fact-based answers to key management questions which will aid in intelligent and effective decision making, and must escalate and flag internally to the Lead Planner (& Planning Manager) immediately where there is risk to our Client

Key Functions of the role will include, but not be limited to:
* Review Contract documentation and highlight key schedule and tracking requirements
* Develop Construction schedule based on high level target schedule and WBS received from Project manager
* Support in client schedule negotiations
* Labour & Metrics load the schedule based on hours & quantities received from the Commercial Team
* Develop the required Trackers and Reporting templates
* Develop fully integrated construction schedule in conjunction with the Main Contractor and Project Manager
* Measure & track weekly progress and efficiency in consultation with the Site Team and validate this formally with the Commercial Team every 2 / 3 weeks
* Highlight potential risks and roadblocks to the project team and lead planner on an ongoing basis

The Company:
Our Client, trading for over 50 years, is an international multi-disciplinary engineering services contractor and leading provider of high-value engineering services to a number of 'blue chip' companies. Operating across the UK and Europe they aspire to be the go to provider of high value engineering and construction services. They are a multi award winning operation with a culture that is innovative, collaborative and performance focused. They offer a full mechanical and electrical contracting

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
You will be expected to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
* 3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or strong trades background coupled with technical ability will be considered
* EU Nationals, ideally you will possess 5+ years' experience / demonstrate ability to develop and implement plans, monitor and control work
* Must be capable of producing project plans from design and commercial information
* Microsoft Project / P6 or Equivalent Planning Software, Microsoft Office tools - Excellent report writing skills
* Time management essential to satisfy demands of busy schedule and reporting calendar

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