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Planner

  • Type: Full Time
  • Region: UK - East Midlands
  • Town/City: Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • Posted: 17/05/2018
  • Reference: 182256_1526545238

ApplyJob Description

Planner Kier Regional Civil Engineering is looking to recruit a Planner, who will report to the Project Manager. The successful post-holder will be responsible for providing project planning support for all aspects of the designated business stream activities from pre-tender to final account stage.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain the contractors plan in accordance to the contract
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient maintenance of the programme
  • Communicate programme performance, time and outcomes in a timely way with stakeholders and the Project Managers and generate and realise teams
  • Manage and control programme information
  • Identify and allocate of resources and monitoring of budget and cost
  • Accountable for implementing and promoting strong programme governance throughout the delivery of the project
  • Assist the Control Manager with the financial progress and performance reporting and management of works programme
  • Explore requirements of client and incorporate the same as best possible to have a competitive edge
  • Understand the constraints, logistics, any site specific requirements and clear all doubts that may rise from reading the tender documents/drawings.
  • Preparation of programme and method information for inclusion in submission document as per the tender deliverables requirement.
  • Develop the tender programme into a fully integrated Design, procurement and project programme in co-ordination with the site management team.
  • Attend tender handover meeting, discuss about the methodology and programme strategy and describe potential target that can be achieved, any ideas for improvement on time and cost etc.
  • Develop short term programmes as per the requirements of the team to assist in managing micro elements of the project.
  • Assess the effects of client changes to the contract programme and advice the management if any delay notices/Early warnings are to be raised for extension of time on the project.
  • Conduct programme audits as required by senior management and submit independent report.


Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Holds the relevant qualifications (i.e. minimum of HNC/HND in relevant discipline)
  • Must have working experience of Primavera
  • Comprehensive programme delivery experience
  • Demonstrable experience in leadership, resource allocation and general management
  • Experience in risk identification and assessment
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of managing and maintaining a works programme
  • Knowledge of full MS Office suite including Project, Project Server and SharePoint


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