Senior Planner

Position: Senior Planner

Location: Yorkshire Water Region

Salary Guide: £50,000 – £65,000 (DOE) Plus Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who are delivering a number of water and wastewater non-infrastructure projects for Yorkshire Water and they are recruiting for a Senior Planner to successfully deliver the project portfolio throughout the Southern Yorkshire region.

Role overview:

  • Create, maintain, review and administer multiple integrated design and construct manufacturing programmes for projects delivered under the Yorkshire Water Framework.
  • Work closely with and guide project teams and suppliers to ensure all activities, logic, risks, internal and external constraints etc are identified when creating programmes.
  • Provide accurate and consistent progress information to the client.
  • Analyse programmes to proactively identify time risks and opportunities.
  • Work with the Programme Assurance Manager and other subject experts to formulate a detailed and timed Programme Delivery Plan incorporating the clients and Yorkshire Water’s specific requirements. The plan will be regularly updated and will provide the basis for performance monitoring.
  • Assimilate the project brief, associated documents and specifications and request any additional information to improve programme accuracy.
  • Work with design and construct teams to develop production methodologies, work sequences and pre-contract and contract programmes.
  • Arrange and facilitate collaborative planning sessions with appropriate stakeholders throughout project development stages.
  • Arrange and facilitate programme validation workshops to ensure programme accuracy, logic, clear critical path identification, adequate and appropriately placed time risk allowances, etc.
  • Update project progress working directly with project teams and suppliers. This will involve virtual and actual site and pre-assembly works visits to verify progress.
  • When appropriate integrate the programme with digital model so that projects can be built virtually to increase stakeholder understanding and improve safety, logic, efficiency, accuracy.
  • Identify and assess programme risks and work with project teams to produce mitigation plans. Identify alternative methodologies/sequences that reduces delivery risks.
  • Monitor and capture actual output and productivity performance data and use this to continually improve project team performance programme accuracy/reliability.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Previous planning and/or project delivery theoretical and practical experience
  • You must be proficient using planning software including resource management functions
  • Experience using MPP Microsoft Project and Primavera P6 and linking programmes to digital models is desirable but not essential
  • Experience applying Lean techniques and leading collaborative planning meetings desirable
  • Knowledgeable in the application of technology in engineering practice
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical, problem-solving and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of the Health and Safety Requirements within the industry to assist in the preparation of Construction Programmes
  • Knowledge of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), Lean Construction, Agile Programme Management, Production Thinking and other techniques that will assure programme and quality performance in a modern manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills – ability to bring the whole team on the MMC journey including the client and our supply chain
  • Professional qualification in a construction/manufacturing related subject is desirable
  • CSCS Card

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Position: Senior QS

Location: Brighton or Chatham with remote working

Salary: £55-65k (DOE), car/allowance and excellent benefits package

Our Client: Is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both on their own and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

The Role: Working in a JV which is delivering a range of schemes to maintain and improve Southern Water’s water supply and wastewater treatment works in the eastern half of its region (Kent & East Sussex).

Responsibilities: You will report directly to the Managing Quantity Surveyor and the responsibilities will include:

Quantity surveying duties in respect of managing projects or a work package or packages.

Report to the Managing QS when contractual notices and correspondence under the main contract and sub-contracts are identified as necessary.

Manage early warnings and change control..

Prepare and manage sub-contractor accounts including enquiries, orders, payments, sub-contract administration and accounts in accordance with the contract and CVB procedures.

Ensure appropriate commercial records are maintained.

The preparation of project cost & value reports, budgets and forecasts.

Assist in the preparation and agreement of applications for payment.

Be proactive in self-development and professional qualification .

Assist in the development of Quantity surveyors and graduate QSs

Experience: Working towards or have chartered membership of a recognised institution

Degree or equivalent

NEC3 or other target cost contract experience

Several years’ experience in civil engineering

Experience of managing and developing an individual or small team

Key Words:

QS

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveying

Construction

Contracts

Contractual

Conditions of Contract

Contract Management

Commercial

IChemE

NEC

Water Industry

Water Treatment

Water Sector

Clean Water

Sewage

Wastewater

Waste Water

Highways

Frameworks

Joint Ventures

JV’s

Senior Quantity Surveyors

Position: Senior QS

Location: Brighton or Chatham with remote working

Salary: £50-60k (DOE), car/allowance and excellent benefits package

Our Client: Is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both on their own and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

The Role: Working in a JV which is delivering a range of schemes to maintain and improve Southern Water’s water supply and wastewater treatment works in the eastern half of its region (Kent & East Sussex).

Responsibilities: You will report directly to the Regional Quantity Surveyor and the responsibilities will include:

Applications, valuations/cost value reconciliation.

Cost control and forecasting.

Prepare and feed information for monthly reports: value, cost, profit/loss, cash flow.

Supply chain management.

Assisting with Risk and Value Management to optimise solution.

Mentor and regularly review with the project team.

Contract Management – including all relevant contractual forms, methods of budgetary control and relevant software applications.

Prepare subcontract enquiries negotiate and set up contracts.

Ensure all notifications/documents are kept up to date

Ensure all safety risk situations are brought to the attention of site management.

Ongoing liaison with site team, subcontractor(s) and clients’ representative(s)

Provide contractual advice to the site team as and when required.

Experience: Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent

ARICS or studying for APC

Serval years’ experience working with a main contractor

Key Words:

QS

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveying

Construction

Contracts

Contractual

Conditions of Contract

Contract Management

IChemE

NEC

Water Industry

Water Treatment

Water Sector

Clean Water

Sewage

Wastewater

Waste Water