Nov 17, 2021

Senior Planner (Consents)

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  • North Acton, London W3, UK

Job Description

Salary Details: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package The Consents Senior Planner will report to the Head of Consents & Engagement. They will be responsible for the management of the consents delivery in line with the Contract Programme requirements and liaise and co-ordinate on a regular basis with the area delivery teams to ensure alignment of operational requirements and longer term Contract objectives. They will also carry out any planning works in line with the SCS planning guidelines and requirements as required by the Planning Manager. The Consents Senior Planner will have an understanding of planning and scheduling techniques using Primavera P6 and be able to transfer information from the programme to the Consents Register. Main Responsibilities * Co-ordination and updating of the Consents register in line with the HS2 monthly reporting cycle * Interface and co-ordination with the area teams to support the short and medium term planning requirements to ensure visibility of Consent requirements & constraints * Interface and co-ordination with the Design House consents and planning teams to understand the design delivery programme and its impact on the overall Consent requirements & constraints * Collation of supporting data for monthly progress reporting requirements and explanation of impact delays and variance including preparation of the monthly narrative * Work with the Head of Planning and Area Planning Managers to ensure a consistent approach. * Ensuring the Consents team understand the Area South delivery programme requirements and critical path objectives including presentation of updates and change impact * Contribute to assessment of programme risks and programme risk analysis, including development and implementation of mitigation measures. * Interfacing with and provide planning & progress data for other functional teams, area teams and stakeholders including, but not limited to: design, estimation, project controls and construction. * Progress monitoring and regular updating of the consents register to facilitate regular programme updates, including forecasting of potential problem areas and mitigation proposals as required. * Liaise with the Project Controls, Planning, Design and Change Management in all related programme matters. * Assessment of change and PMI’s and communication of impacts as required * Understand the P6 Enterprise planning environment and associated access / working restrictions * Understand WBS and coding structuresThe Ideal Candidate * Enthusiastic, proactive and able to work on their own and as part of the team * Degree or equivalent in Engineering discipline, ideally Civils * Competent in use of P6 and planning procedures * Understanding of the various Consents processes for Town Planning, Traffic & Highways and Environment * Knowledge of Safety, Environment and Risk Management * Strong communication skills * Able to work on a number of concurrent subjects and have a pragmatic approach to the solution of a number of complex challengesAbout 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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