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  • Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
  • Location: England
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 390239HGN

Job description

Job Title: Planner

Location: Erith

Sector: Construction/Build/Infrastructure

Job Type: Contract

Salary: £340 per day

Job Description:

Our client, a large main contractor, who operate within the construction sector, have an excellent opportunity available, for an experienced Planner to join their team on a contract basis running until April/May.

In this role, you will be working on a single project which is a technical oil factory by effectively planning programmes of work. You will be required to provide and maintain a robust plan of works and motivate the core delivery team to deliver programmes of work/project on time and in alignment with the agreed delivery strategy.

The successful candidate will ideally have strong experience planning within an applicable construction sector.

Daily duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing challenge to the delivery team in relation to project performance.
  • Ensuring planning practices and standards are consistent across each individual project.
  • Leading the Plan for Stage process, including development of robust delivery plans and understand constraints and sequences.
  • Providing intelligence on project delivery to facilitate better decision making.
  • Producing project reports, including identification of project risks and opportunities.
  • Being responsible for the implementation of joint venture planning policies and procedures, as defined by the Planning Manager.
  • Being responsible for the production and look ahead meeting/process to ensure it is robustly and consistently applied across all projects.
  • Using a collaborative approach, creating and maintaining robust resource & cost loaded plans for all projects in the programme.
  • Pro-actively producing 'what-if' scenarios, to identify delivery improvement opportunities or the development of mitigation plans.
  • Resourcing load plans, in collaboration with the lead disciplines to provide programme wide visibility of resource demand.
  • Ensuring the importance of the critical path activities and the sensitivity of other activities are communicated to the relevant stakeholders and these are being acted on by the delivery team.

Candidate will ideally have:

  • Experience of working as Planner, ideally on NEC3 form of contracts within the construction sector
  • Experience using Astra Power Project software.
  • Effective communication and organisation skills.
  • A proactive nature, being able to take responsibility for:
    • The value the H&S and personnel wellbeing.
    • Engaging with customers and stakeholders to achieve positive solutions.
    • Ensuring internal departments and 3rd parties work together and implement work collaboratively.
    • Personal and team development, responding positively to change in processes.
    • Driving continuous improvement and actively share learning.

For more information, or to apply for this role, please forward a CV or call 07979 903 543.

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