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Project Planner

Ref: JN -022018-59621
Salary
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + bonus, car allowance, benefits package
Location
UK, Berkshire
Sector
Construction & Engineering, Planning Engineering
Date
23rd February 2018
Job Type
Permanent

Job Title - Project Planner

Location - Windsor

Project - £60m New Build / Refurb Project

Salary - £50,000 / £60,000+ Bonus + an excellent package

The Role

Cobalt are working with a global top tier main contractor that are looking for a Project Planner to help run and manager a £60m new build / refurb Project. The building is listed, so previous experience working within this market would be beneficial. The project is just about to go live and has about 2 years' worth of work. Our client have a pipeline of other projects around the Western Home Counties that include some schools, residential projects and large commercial schemes.

Responsibilities

  • Reporting in to the Head of Planning / Leasing with the client
  • Overseeing the overall project programmes for design, procurement and construction, decanting and commissioning.
  • Assisting with value engineering.
  • Providing a planning and logistics strategy.
  • Providing expert critical analysis of the sequencing methodologies.
  • Maintaining and updating the work package document, including the present and future procurement schedules, package content sheets and bar charts.
  • Advising the project teams on programming issues and ways to improve in order to better the programme duration. - Incorporating package contract programmes in the main programme.
  • Overseeing the progress of the site, reporting any deviations to the programme.
  • Ensuring optimum efficiency by challenging the package proposals.
  • Keeping up to date with advancements on the technical side.
  • Creating planning meetings to identify any areas of the procurement, design and construction which could be improved on as well as getting all three disciplines are communicating
  • Gathering information from the construction teams and prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports. - Keeping regular contact with the Site Managers to create and agree programme and implementation activities.
  • Speaking to Site / Package Managers to develop short and long term plans.
  • Creating and issuing the monthly report and weekly 'S' curves.

Experience required

  • Degree qualified or similar.
  • At least 6 years' experience working as a Project Planner for a leading Main Contractor. Ideally within the residential sector
  • Proficient using ASTA Power Project.
  • Experience working on a build project over £25m.
  • Strong planning, excellent problem solving and good communication skills required.
  • Professionally qualified (MCIOB, MRICS) would be advantageous.

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