PURPOSE OF JOB
To provide technical planning expertise on bids and projects to ensure accurate programmes and project control materials are in place, assist the Principal Planner. Also, to provide functional support where required as detailed below
ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Produce comprehensive and professional programmes and project controls materials for bids and projects in line with the required timescales
Ensure Baseline programmes are in place and accepted by the client to form the basis to capture change and demonstrate cause and effect
Analyse performance of planning and project control material and advise the project team of likely impact and recommend improvements/mitigation
Ensure the project team is aware of and understands the programme, project drivers, key deliverable, critical and sub critical paths
Implement and maintain the requirements outlined in the Planning Manual on Projects and Bids
Undertake any other related responsibilities as directed by the Head of Planning & Principal Planner
Ensure accurate planning estimates are established for bids & projects
Ensure programmes are accurately cost loaded and include all sanctioned changes
Represent the function / business with stakeholders (Clients, Suppliers, other internal business functions/Disciplines)
Coaching & mentorship of juniors within the planning function
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Experience and proven track record of successfully fulfilling planning roles on complex multidisciplinary contracts
Experience and proven track record of managing and delivering through others
Applied understanding contracts and their application to Projects/Bids
Expert in the use of planning software and associated applications
Technical and commercial background in sector
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Advanced/Expert knowledge of various planning systems and techniques
Self-motivated with drive and enthusiasm whilst being open, honest and flexible, seeking support when required
Proactively and collaboratively interacts with other business functions and stakeholders
Demonstrates alliancing and collaboration behaviours
Proven track record of problem solving
Nurture talent /growth through mentorship
To uphold and act in accordance with the Group’s values, behaviours and strategic objectives within the context of the duties of the post.
To support and adhere to the Group’s policies on Equality, Diversion and Inclusion.
To comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act and associated legislation in so far as they relate to the duties of the post.
To comply fully at all times with the policies relating to conduct at work.
Deputy Post Holder
Where required i.e. Team Leaders/Key Roles