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Rail, HS2 Planner, Birmingham (Bechtel)

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    hourly rates inside of IR35

  • Contact:

    Lee Morley

  • Contact email:

    lee.morley@talascendint.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH92295_1604587035

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    4 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Lee Morley


Planner, Birmingham

1. Job purpose
This role is responsible for supporting the development of an integrated Rail Project schedule across development and delivery areas, coordinating dependencies and interfaces across the programme, and assuring supply chain inputs into the integrated schedule.

Role of Directorate/Department
The Programme Management Office (PMO) forms part of the CFO office and is responsible for cost management & estimating, risk management, schedule management and integration, performance reporting, tools and systems and project management capability across the organisation
Defining and implementing core project controls processes and standards.

Accountabilities
To be accountable for supporting the development of an integrated project schedule across development and delivery areas, ensuring dependencies and interfaces are effectively managed, identifying any risks and potential impacts, and proposing mitigation strategies where applicable.
To be responsible for supporting schedule input into the development of an integrated project baseline across development and delivery areas. Correlating schedule, cost and risk assessment through to influence critical path analysis and providing robust and quality plans to support decision making.
To be accountable for identifying key programme interfaces and working with the delivery teams
To be responsible for working with Project Managers and Project Controls Managers to maintain project schedules and effectively manage change, providing assurance to the plans and schedules submitted by the supply chain.
To be responsible for supporting What-if scenario planning, providing integrated solutions to programme and project conflicts and recoveries, supporting trade off decision making.
· To have accountability for providing specialist planning and integration support where required.
To be accountable for collaborating with project delivery teams, the supply chain and stakeholders (including regulatory bodies, and the Department for Transport) where necessary to support the integration of all time, cost and quality information to support the monitoring of project progress and supply chain performance
To be responsible for inputting into the development of planning and integration policy, processes and standards across the business, leveraging industry best practice to drive continuous improvement and assure that these are implemented consistently and effectively across development and delivery areas
Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.
Required criteria
Ability to use planning software including Primavera P6 at an advanced level.
Ability to integrate planning activities across multiple complex projects.
Ability to implement the delivery of processes, procedures and guidance that support project delivery and improve efficiency and accuracy within planning systems.
Ability to analyse and interpret data, producing accurate, timely and informative reports in multiple formats targeted to the needs of the audience.
Ability to contribute within a team environment to allow effective decisions to be implemented.
Able to solve problems with an attention to detail.
Knowledge:
Working knowledge of planning systems, processes and procedures.
Knowledge of the core Project Controls disciplines, including; Schedule Management, Cost Management, Change Management and Risk Management and an understanding of how they interrelate.
Understanding of NEC contracts, amendments, early warning notices and the work flows of communications between contractor and client.
Knowledge of the stages of the Rail project life cycle.
Full Job Description is available upon request