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Senior Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/07/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a global leader in the design and delivery of infrastructure, power and major engineering projects around the world. Their clients come to them for a wide range of advice, resources and skills - in engineering, maintaining infrastructure, managing construction, planning and strategic thinking.

The Role:
We are currently recruiting for a P6 Planner to be based at our clients site in London.

Key purpose:

Work with Site Managers and Project Managers to create and maintain a fully integrated and optimised construction programme and schedules on a 200km Overhead Line cable project, supporting the operation to the highest standards of Safety, Health, Environmental, Security and Quality.

Principal Objective:

Develop, optimise and agree detailed schedules / programmes, including resources, costs and delivery targets, to deliver the work, using Primavera P6 Version 8

Specific Responsibilities:

Maintain an accurate works programmes, through close liaison with Site managers covering the construction and cabling aspect of the programme , including milestone achievement, resource planning, cost control to deliver the work with Programme Manager, Construction Manager, Site Managers and Project Managers.
Develop project delivery plans to facilitate timely project completion working in conjunction with Site managers and project managers.
Provision of range of monthly site reports and 4 week look ahead programmes as dictated by Site Management requirements. (Earned Value, Milestone achievement, critical path, resource profiles, variance reports)
Work with project team members in the production of validated performance, earned value and percentage completion reports on a monthly basis.
Assist with administration of programme risk register within the change management process.
Travel to individual sites throughout the course of each week to monitor site progress and update Master programme.
Attendance of weekly progress meetings with Site Managers.
Perform Schedule Risk Analysis.
Working with supply chain to monitor and report on progress for key deliverables.
Ensure Safety, Health, Environment and Security (SHES) aspects of all schemes within sphere of responsibility are managed and focused to continually improve performance.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Programme Planning skills to a high level commensurate with projects up to £50m pa
Experience in using P6
Experience of presenting detailed schedules, programmes and reports in a senior management forum
Driving Licence Required.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience at a project planner level using Primavera P6 to an advanced level and Excel to an intermediate level.
Demonstrated successful capability in:
Programme & Change Management
Commercial acumen
Effective communication skills including the ability to make persuasive presentations to small and large audiences
Strong negotiating and influencing skills
Ability to build relationships across all levels of the organisation
Track record of developing working relationships quickly and effectively
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