Ref No. BHN506567
Salary £32,000 - £40,000/annum
Location Bristol, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


My Client is recruiting for a Planner in the Water Sector


P6 Planning Experience

The Job

My Client is recruiting for a Planner in the Water Sector

An opportunity has arisen for a Planner / Planning Engineer working on Water Sector projects. Reporting to the Planning Manager, who you will be working with to develop and maintain a multidisciplinary Mechanical, Electrical & Civil programme of works with a key client. In addition, there will also be requirement to work with the Delivery Teams, Project and Site Managers, their engineering and construction teams to develop and update cost loaded and resourced programmes where required.

What you'll be doing day to day

  • Develop and maintain a strategic programme of works closely and collaboratively with a key client using Primavera P6 or MSP.
  • Liaise with senior stakeholders both internally and externally to update and convey the strategic programme including resource and cost levelling.
  • Development of standalone multidisciplinary construction baseline project plans in collaboration with the project delivery teams when required.
  • Ensuring client focused planning output including the adoption of Collaborative Planning where possible.
  • Identification and tracking of all changes or potential changes to the agreed construction scope, ensuring that the relevant contract principles are applied and that the impacts are given immediate visibility to appropriate stakeholders
  • Adoption of Collaborative Planning (an internal delivery tool).
  • Ensuring accurate and timely planning, including progress reporting, effective measurement of key dates and milestones, stretch targets and critical path analysis
  • Receiving and understanding of all project programme data and integrate all construction activities to mitigate potential resource and workface clashes
  • Ensuring Compliance with Management Systems
  • Compilation of Project and Programme Information
  • Site Programme reviews to ensure accurate recording of progress
  • Monitoring and Updating of Project and Programme Information
  • Pro-active and forward looking to support stakeholders in strategic and management decisions
  • Ability to travel and spend time in our regional offices to support the planning teams
  • Understanding EVM and have the ability to produce reports from the software for specific projects and or programmes.
  • Have good knowledge of NEC contracts identifying critical paths and delay analysis

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Excellent communication and presenting skills at all levels, customer focused, personable, attentive, active listener, confident
  • Excellent IT skills and relevant knowledge of Primavera P6 as well as other planning software MS Project, (desirable)
  • Excellent report writing and data analysis skills, speedy real-time changes to cover "what if Scenarios" when required, (Client meetings)
  • Good multidisciplinary construction knowledge (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Instrumentation and control)
  • A Site Management background is beneficial
  • Understanding engineering principles and ability to interpret 3D models and engineering drawings
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

Dan Atkinson
manages this role


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