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P6 Planner

  • Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + Flexitime, excellent pension
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Consulting Engineering
  • Job reference: 387672MJT

Job description

P6 Planners required for an independent organisation of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering expertise on transport services. They work alongside government departments providing expertise on transport, including rail, projects. This P6 Planning role offers excellent benefits that includes flexi time (up 18 days), one of the best pension schemes and a very generous holiday entitlement.

The Work
To produce and develop programmes for high profile transport including rail projects.
To develop, manage and maintain project schedules and associated breakdown structures.
Develop the process and framework used to define, maintain, report and control schedules, identify interfaces, promote and monitor milestone definition sheets, establish baselines, code and resource schedules.
Work in accordance with Risk Managers, project teams and cost managers to integrate time and cost through cost and resource loaded schedules.
Work with Risk Managers and project teams to identify and drive down risk to agreed plans, ensuring that potential conflicts are understood and make sound proposals to mitigate each risk.
Carry out critical path and earned value analysis producing reports where appropriate.
Provide presentations, coaching and facilitation in the use of planning software.
Produce progress reports showing variance against the baselines.
Complete and close out schedule activities to capture as built data for time and cost benchmarking.

About You
Experience of planning on major infrastructure projects.
Ideally hold a Civil Engineering or Construction related higher Ed qualification.
Have an In-depth and broad understanding of planning as applied in major civil environments, ideally Highways.
Detailed experience of Critical Path Analysis.
Expert knowledge of Primavera software.
Experience operating within a complex project controls environment.

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