Lead Planner in Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom

Lead Planner Role - Based in London

Contract role - £400-£450 per day

6 month contract

Job Purpose:

As a planner you will carry out project planning and control activities on designated projects working on the Crossrail project. You will be a key member of the project team and support project managers in the successful planning and control of project delivery.

Accountabilities:

  • Develop and maintain plans in accordance with project management, planning and PM procedures and processes.
  • Work closely with project, commercial and finance managers and members of the wider project team to ensure project schedules are accurately developed, maintained, resource and cost loaded.
  • Work closely with site and possession planners to ensure cohesion between these different activities and the main project schedule.
  • Work closely with the central Bids & Tendering team to ensure tender plans are developed through the mobilisation process into contract plans.
  • Build and maintain close working relationships with client representatives and work collaboratively to find the most efficient and effective planning and controls solutions.
  • Perform critical path analysis and advise of possible actions and areas of concern.
  • Ensure that the periodic project reporting requirements are met for both internal and client through the provision of key project metrics such as key performance indicators, earned value, schedule delay and critical path analysis reports as required.
  • Perform analysis and scenario modelling for any potential project change and be able to provide risks, issues, cost, resource and delay analysis.
  • Promote and improve planning and controls within the organisation.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • HND/HNC level qualifications or relative demonstrable experience.
  • Experience of planning infrastructure projects preferably in the rail industry.
  • Experience of working with project management both internally and in the client organisation.
  • Primavera Planning expertise with knowledge and use of other planning tool such as MS Project
  • Self-motivated with sound interpersonal and communication skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills

If you are a Planner and the above opportunity is of interest, please apply with an updated copy of your CV or calling Daniel at VGC Personnel on <phone number removed> .

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