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Senior Planner - MEP

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    £60k - 70k per year + Benefits

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    Clive Todd

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    11 months ago

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Job Title:              Senior Planner – MEP

Location:              London

Salary:                  £70-80,000


Role Purpose

As a Senior Project Planner, you will play an active role in project management support of multi-disciplined, multi-sector project delivery work by facilitating the planning, scheduling and controlling processes. Providing advice, support and clear communication of fact-based answers to key management questions which will aid in intelligent and effective decision making, and must escalate and flag internally to the Lead Planner (& Planning & Risk Manager) immediately where there is risk to Kirby

Key Functions of the Senior Project Planner

Provide a high quality of service to the project manager

Managing, mentoring and providing guidance to Planners / Juniors as required depending

Review Contract documentation and highlight key schedule and tracking requirements

Develop Construction schedule based on high level target schedule and WBS received from Project manager

Support in client schedule negotiations

Labour & Metrics load the schedule based on hours & quantities received from the Commercial Team

Develop the required Trackers and Reporting templates

Develop fully integrated construction schedule in conjunction with the Main Contractor and Project Manager

Measure & track weekly progress and efficiency in consultation with the Site Team and validate this formally with the Commercial Team every 2 / 3 weeks

Highlight potential risks and roadblocks to the project team and lead planner on an ongoing basis

Necessary requirement of the Senior Project Planner

3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Quantity Surveying or strong trades background coupled with technical ability may be considered

5+ years’ experience / demonstrate ability to develop and implement plans, monitor and control work

Must be capable of producing project plans from design and commercial information

Must be capable of coordinating the development of multiple project plans

Microsoft Project / P6 or Equivalent Planning Software, Microsoft Office tools - Excellent report writing skills

Time management essential to satisfy demands of busy schedule

Desired Competencies / special role requirements

Results Orientation

Commercial Acumen

Customer Service/Relationship Builder

Innovates and Improves Processes

Attention to Detail

Resilience and Positivism

Team Worker/Builder