Sep 15, 2021

Planning Manager

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  • North Acton, London W3, UK

Job Description

Salary Details: Competitive with excellent benefits package The Planning Manager will report to the Head of Planning and assist with the development of the Contract programme including interfacing with the change planning team.  You will carry out peer reviews of the programme and liaise with and assistant the Area teams to ensure consistency and accuracy or reporting and ensuring processes such as short-term planning and being implemented, reviewed and updated where necessary. You will assist with the overall management of the programme including the interfaces and integration with other disciplines and ensure compliance with procedures and best practice.  The role will also involve interfacing with the supply chain including review and appraisal of programmes as necessary. You will also assist with the development of the Planning team, training and mentoring. Main Responsibilities * Assist with establishment and development of the SCS planning team. * Work with the Head of Planning and Area Planning Managers to ensure a consistent approach. * Assist the Core Planning team in the development of the programme structure, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), calendars and dates to be used by SCS, aligned with the Cost Break Down Structure (CBS). * Help to develop programmes throughout the programme with submission in accordance with the required delivery milestones. * Ensuring the programme meets all required access dates, milestones and key dates in compliance with the Employer’s Planning requirements, contract data and works information. * Contribute to assessment of programme risks and programme risk analysis, including development and implementation of mitigation measures. * Interfacing with and provide planning data for other functional teams and stakeholders including, but not limited to: BIM, design, estimation and construction. * Progress monitoring and regular updating of the programme, including forecasting of potential problem areas and mitigation proposals as required. * Liaise with the Project Controls Manager, Reporting Manager and Change Management in all related construction programme matters. * Liaise with the client’s construction planning team, stakeholders and with other works packages to communicate the SCS Construction Planning approach and to ensure sharing of best practice, innovation and continuous improvement. * Pursuing excellence and continuous improvement of the SCS construction planning approach, modification of standard processes and procedures for effective and continuously improvement. * Assessment of change and PMI’s and communication of impacts as required * Appraisal, review and assessment of supply chain programmes and inclusion in main programme as required.The Ideal Candidate * Degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or an appropriate professional qualification * Experience managing a team of Planning Engineers * Prior experience in planning function in civil engineering projects * Knowledge of the development and implementation of asset structures, planning standards, WBS and planning processes. * Competence in Primavera P6 and Tilos * Knowledge of Safety, Environment and Risk Management * Strong communication skillsAbout The Company The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 London Tunnels Contract. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds. You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador). Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example. HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House,  and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017  Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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