Senior Planner - High Speed 2

  • Our Client (Tier 1 Company) is hiring for an experienced Senior Planner to work for on the High Speed 2 project.

    Description of Activities to be undertaken

    Produce tender programs compliant with tender sum, design (where appropriate) and methodology

    Produce tender deliverables as required (agreed at initial tender meeting with commercial manager / bid manager)

    Produce, manage and update the construction programme and its communication to internal and external customers and major stakeholders

    Incorporation of change events into the delivery programme and assistance to the commercial team to secure full entitlement under the contract

    Provide detailed support and assistance to the operation staff in order to enable the team to monitor pinch-points on the critical path and test and change logic where previously agreed to either improve upon the baseline delivery programme or to mitigate potential delays

    Produce reports and delivery commentary to operation on particular reporting requirements

    Produce programs, reports and / or extract filters as required by the project team, including indication of deviation from the baseline programme

    In conjunction with the commercial team, assist with the production of earned value analysis data in compliance with the customer and 
    Fusion requirements

    Formally issue delivery programme updates to all parties as required by the contract

    Attend operation meetings with internal and or external customers and deliver presentation on project progress

    Develop and produce delivery programme / duration with tender sum and methodology without assistance

    Manage the planning and delivery programme process by closely monitoring and controlling the development and implementation of the programme and checking completeness of supply chain packages information

    Ensure planning and programming is produced on time by understanding challenging deadlines, understanding the interface and reliance between elements/disciplines, and developing and monitoring integrated procurement,  and delivery programmes

    Follow the programme management plan, and fully understand supply chain scope

    Input to the risk management process

    Work with allocated operations support in the production of method statements etc. and ensure that tender programme aligns with the pricing methods

    Develop and produce (or lead if outsourced) logistics and phasing plans

    Engage with supply chain and bid team members to discuss and achieve optimum programme and method solutions

    Attend all bid meetings as required and assist in the preparation of bid submission documents

    Identify, communicate and add key programme risks to the risk register

    Ensure effective communication of bid strategy and solutions to the project team

    Minimum Qualifications Needed for Role

    Educated to professional level with a relevant degree or equivalent in a core business discipline

    I.T competent

    Thorough understanding and experience in the use of project management software

    Experience in programme and project management, project planning, including programme controls, project review, and cost and risk analysis

    Good quality site experience on business related projects in a management or supervisory capacity

    Ability to plan the delivery of workload from experience in multi discipline jobs

    Experience of the impact that commercial events and activities have on the baseline programme

    Experience in recognition and recording of any change in requirements

    Experience of actively measuring and monitoring performance and the presentation of the results in a logical manner to support continuous improvement.

    Experience in the interpretation data and information and producing it in a clear and logical format.

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