Our client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Construction Project Planner to work alongside their established Planning, Environmental and Engineering teams.
You have a unique opportunity to work at the UK’s leading multi-disciplinary Survey, Design and Engineering Consultancy in the Utilities sector.
What you’ll be doing:
You will be responsible for the project programme management of several Engineering/Construction projects concurrently, working closely with Project Managers, GIS Specialists, Engineers and Planners to develop and keep projects on track and manage conflicting priorities to ensure the achievement of all deliverables promptly, including financial management and attending site/office meetings where appropriate. You will produce programmes, progress reports and forecasts for team members and clients.
You will also, in consultation with other managers, help mentor staff on your knowledge of specialist project programming processes and procedures, as well as help to build a high performing team.
- Competitive remuneration dependent on skills and experience
- Company Pension Scheme
- Flexible Working arrangements
- Willing to undertake short excursions within the UK and overseas to meet clients and contractors as required and occasionally work unsocial hours.
- Enthusiastic with a flexible approach, self-motivated and results orientated.
- Driven, flexible and adaptable with excellent organisational, IT and communication skills.
- Essential to have experience in construction project planning programmes such as Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project and the ability to interface between the two.
- Ideally, a member of a Professional Body (or working towards membership).
- Ideally, have a master’s degree in Construction Management, Project Management or Engineering.
- A minimum 3-year post-graduate Project Programming, Engineering or Project Managing experience, ideally in the infrastructure sectors.
- Good knowledge and evidence of keeping up to date on relevant industry advances including BIM and 4D.
- Ability to interrelate own discipline areas with outputs from other engineering and none engineering disciplines to present overall suitable solutions mitigating risk in proposed solutions
- Working knowledge of relevant essential Health & Safety/CDM issues as required by legislation and applicable directives
- Strong IT skills, particularly a proficient user of Microsoft Office.
- Ability to read and interpret plans, drawings and documents produced by others.
- Awareness of 2D and 3D CAD packages such as Microstation, AutoCAD and Geographical Information Systems (GIS software), preferably ESRI ArcGIS.
- Ability to set a positive example to others in terms of attitude and approach to work and flexibility and with an understanding of the broader business reasons for doing so.
- Must have a valid UK driving licence (or one acceptable to our insurers).
- Must be able to undertake both office and site work throughout the UK and Ireland.