Senior Planning Manager

Region:
London
Vicinity:
London Central
Industry Sector:
Sustainable Transport Jobs
Job Category:
Civil Engineering, Design Engineer, Planning Engineer
Job Type:
Contract
Education Level:
Please see job description
Salary:
£500 to £650 per day
Posted:
13/01/2020
Start Date:
13/01/2020
Recruiter:
Mattinson Partnership
Job Ref:
19817

As a Senior Planning Manager, you will ensure successful management of major infrastructure programmes in order to meet the needs of its customers by delivering timely reliable time schedule data.

The Senior Planning Manager is responsible for leading the Project Management Unit (PMU) Planning function by providing direction, guidance and management of the embedded planning resources to ensure competent and consistent use of standard processes, systems and tools and quality of all planning deliverables and associated performance analysis.

What you'll know:

* Extensive knowledge of and understanding of capital projects and programmes with an emphasis on Planning &
* benchmarking and how this supports and integrates with a wider high functioning environment.
* Extensive knowledge of PPM Systems and Tools especially in regard to the Planning discipline.
* Knowledge of the professional disciplines of programme and project management in the context of complex capital
* projects preferable.
* Knowledge of different Commercial arrangements, NEC contractual obligations and their impact of project controls
* management with an emphasis on Planning metholdogy.
* Expert knowledge in Critical Path Method (CPM) planning techniques.
* Expert knowledge in Earned Value Management methodology.
* Domain knowledge of the planning, design and construction activities undertaken across a majority of TfL project areas.
* Namely track, signalling, stations, civils or surface projects.
* Awareness of safety issues in an operational environment.

You'll have experience of:

* Experience of creating, adapting and monitoring process around Planning in major projects and experience of implementing tools to support changes.
* Experience of working in time schedule control in a large, complex, safety focused and regulated organisation(s).
* Experience using Primavera, Primavera Enterprise or similar project time scheduling software.
* Experience of building relationships with, and influencing a range of people at all levels within / outside the organisation.
* Experience building critical path schedules from knowledge and first principles, interviewing and leading workshops with project resources. Experienced in defining and agreeing progress reporting approaches with contractors.

* Experience of a complex operating environment including NEC contract management in a project delivery environment.

Closing Date:
24/02/2020

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