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Senior Planning Engineer

  • Company: TED Recruitment
  • Salary: Negotiable & Good Benefits
  • Region: UK - South East
  • Town/City: Berkshire
  • Posted: 27/06/2011
  • Reference: TCI/TEDNOREF

ApplyJob Description

Our client is a large firm of multi discipline engineering consultants involved on projects worldwide. They now seek a Senior Planner / Senior Planning Engineer to join them in the Berkshire area to work on a range of water / utilities projects. You will work within their client\'s project delivery team, interfacing with client\'s contractors, sub-contractors and other consultants providing planning expertise within a client environment. You will work on behalf of the client verifying and validating the data within the contractor\'s submitted programmes principally using Primavera P6. The planner will be required to interrogate contractor\'s programmes to ensure the programmes represent the scope of works required by the client and the sequence and schedule of works is logical and achievable within the constraints of the agreed contract. The planner will authorise baseline and progress programmes verifying that the various project schedules are integrated and representative of activities required to complete the delivery of projects within a portfolio of work from initial conception through to delivery and close out. Close liaison with the project team will be required to produce periodic reports based on the contractor\'s progress submissions. In the event of claims made against the client for extension of time and compensation, the planner will be required to investigate the claims using recognised delay analysis methodology, which will also require contractual knowledge to interpret the contract clauses accurately. As the Senior Planner you will be the single point of contact for all aspects of planning communication as well as having line management responsibility, so a proven track record in team management as well as a high level of interpersonal and communication skills are required. You must have significant construction planning experience preferably within the utilities sectors or similar environment founded upon practical site based experience. You will need to be proficient in the use of all current planning tools and methodologies including Primavera P6, MS Project, critical path analysis, earned value reporting and delay analysis. A good understanding of Risk and Change Management techniques and the interpretation and representation of risk in programmes is required.