Senior Project Planner in United States

at a Confidential Company

Engineering / Technology
Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Summary:

The Senior Project Planner will be joining the team comprising Construction/Project Managers and Commercial Managers. In addition to developing the Project Master Programme, the Planner will work closely on a day to day basis with the Construction Planners and Design team to monitor and/or amend the Baseline Programme. This will also include reporting to the Managing Director any risks, opportunities and any mitigation strategies to maintain the project completion date.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Develop and update the project master schedule to include all stakeholder requirements and interfaces;

* Be actively involved in the detailed review, analysis and monitoring of the procurement and construction programmes
of the Company as well as the design delivery programmes of the Design Teams to develop and manage the Project Master Programme;

* Work closely on a day to day basis with the Construction Planners and Design team of the Company to monitor and/or amend the Company’s Baseline Programme Work;

* Report to the Managing Director any risks, opportunities and any mitigation strategies to maintain the project completion date;

* Responsible (with the Construction/Project Managers) to interrogate and review submissions and update the project master schedule;

* Review actual design and construction progress and prepare and maintain an updated project master schedule;

* Attend site and convene workshops with the site team as necessary to get snap-shots in time updates on actual progress on site;

* Conduct independent site visits to evaluate the construction site progress against his programme and report to the Managing Director accordingly;

* In an effort to manage and mitigate delays (if any), review the programme and propose alternative strategies to mitigate programme and time risks to the project;

* Provide support to the team in understanding risks and opportunities of potential change orders through the process of Company's project;

* This detailed control and monitoring of the programme will also enable input and support to Company and the project team, to evaluate any related construction and design teams claims and variations as considered necessary;

* Where necessary support the project team with review and analysis of the programmes to assist with resolution of claims and change orders;

* With the necessary approval, procure all of the necessary software to permit monitoring of all the construction related activities.

* Promote and foster a strong team culture and open and transparent communication within the relevant Departments.

* Ensure quality standards are met;

* Ensure that the Company's ethical, anti-bribery and corruption policies are strictly adhered to.

Commercial Job Management and Finances

* Manage own and supervise others in delivery of assignments to time, cost, & quality targets;

* Fully conversant with the complete job process;

* Understand the detailed mechanics of job profitability;

* Build experience in pricing proposals;

People, Leadership and Teamwork
* Lead by example;

* Develop leadership and management skills;

* Take the initiative and have a positive attitude;

* Communicate aims and objectives concisely;

* Encourage team work;

* Seek and utilise feedback to improve personal performance.

Service Delivery, Technical Skills and Task Management

* Fully competent & qualified in the relevant area of expertise;

* Continue to actively develops skills;

* Mentor others as appropriate;

* Work productively with minimal supervision;

* Plans & distribute work fairly;

* Focus on results rather than processes;

* Check that third parties deliver to agreed standards.

Strategic and wider business contribution

* Aware of Company's objectives & services and promotes where possible;

* Seek opportunities to increase performance by increasing productivity & reducing costs without compromising service levels;

* Contribute ideas for continuous improvement to senior employees beyond immediate role;

* Make constructive suggestions for improving service and reducing costs;

* Work closely with line managers and team to achieve and improve on targets.
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