Senior Planning Engineer

Location : Hayes, Greater London, England
Job Ref : JS247
Consultant : James Smith
Sector : Construction
Salary : £65k - 75k per year + Car/allowance + benefits


JS247 –Senior Planning Engineer
Location: West London

Salary: £ 65,000 – £75,000 + Car/Allowance + Benefits 

First Military Executive Recruitment is working closely with an established business who are looking to strengthen their team on a rolling project in West London. 

The successful candidate will join a leading main contractor who have an unrivalled reputation for their expertise and professional approach to delivering technically challenging projects.

The Senior Planner sets out, monitors, maintains and updates the project schedule in coordination with all stakeholders of the project. The Senior Planner provides information to the Project Management and Design Management teams on project progress including critical path and project milestones. 

Our client encourages applications from former service personnel, but all qualified candidates will be considered.    

Duties and Responsibilities : 

  • Ability to develop detail within an existing programme and can coach others
  • Ability of update and monitor progress within the working programme and can coach others
  • Ability of introducing change into a programme.
  • Ability to resource and cost load programmes.
  • Have an understanding of the introduction & evaluation of risk in programmes
  • Using appropriate methods to check programme robustness.
  • Ability to provide routine and one-off programme outputs.
  • Tender Specific Planning skills
  • Assimilate and interpret information from tender documentation.
  • Contribute to bid winning strategy
  • Develop programme structure and content independently working with bid team.
  • Ensure communication & transfer of knowledge post award.
  • Contribute to tender written submission.
  • Develop & maintain effective working relationships
  • Gather and monitor information for both progress and feedback and can coach others
  • Ability to produce and communicate programme information in a variety of forms

Skills & experience :

  • Demonstrable, broad understanding and working knowledge of construction methods and outputs.
  • Proven understanding of commercial and contractual requirements and awareness of change
  • Proven skills in planning software, principally P6, and can coach others.
  • Thorough experience and understanding of programming techniques.
  • Give advice and support on short term programmes to construction teams.
  • Understand how to make an analytical assessment of programmes.
  • Ability to evaluate supply chain programmes.
  • Understand and comply with business processes and systems.
  • Ability to work to defined timescales.
  • Establish and maintain Internal and External Project Controls reporting.

Location: West London

Salary: £ 65,000 – £75,000 + Car/Allowance + Benefits 

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