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

Job Information

Job Reference: 887027_1651765988
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: South East
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Civil,Commercial

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