Project Resource Limited

Planner

Position: Senior Planner


Rate: £330-360 per day


Location: Manchester


Consultant: Connor McMahon


This is a great opportunity for a Project/Senior Planner to join a leading company within their field currently working a very large tender.

I'm looking for a Senior / Project Planner to come on board initially to take over site planning on a large city centre project.

Job functions will include;


- Undertake the planning function on multiple live projects ensuring the production teams are delivering the project time objectives.


- Work as part of production team, with dual role as independent assessor of progress, giving confidence in project status to senior management.


- Ensuring the company procedures and planning standards are being implemented.


- Contributing to the capturing of output rates to ensure company database remains current and competitive.


- Liaison with broader planning community, especially technical department.


- Ensuring compliance with all current BYUK Quality, Safety and Environmental requirements.


- Understand for each project the level of planning service and anticipated time allocation to provide that service.


- Hands-on planning preparing, in conjunction with production team, optimum working programme to meet project objectives covering design, procurement, enabling, construction, commissioning, handover, client key dates as appropriate.


- Contributing to the capturing of project risks and proposing mitigating actions.


- Communicating with other disciplines within production teams to ensure they are aware of their roles in meeting the programme.


- Meeting / communicating with supply chain specialists to confirm suitable method and programme for scope given project specific constraints.


- Understand the project forms of contract (with specific amendments) and ensure team are aware of actions necessary to 1) demonstrate entitlement 2) protect business from commercial harm.


- Summarise projects status upstream to senior management, highlighting any unresolved major risks and potential overruns.


- Manage time and workload to ensure deadlines are met.

Highlight any potential work overload to Line Manager as soon as it is apparent.




Essential Criteria:

- Experience of construction projects across a broad range of sectors (bias towards commercial, mixed use developments, schools, high end residential preferable).


- Ability to manage multiple project programmes running in parallel.


- Demonstrate knowledge of all aspects of development; design, procurement, construction (structure, architecture, services), commissioning.


- Excellent communication skills; ability to quickly and clearly articulate key issues and to listen and capture concerns of others.


- Use of specialist planning software (ideally Asta).


- Knowledge of the key features of common forms of contract entered into in UK



Desirable Criteria:
- Knowledge of other sectors


- Experience/expertise in 4D/BIM




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