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Senior Project Planner

Job Title: Senior Project Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Switzerland
Industry:
Construction
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: 12150
Contact Name: Ash Stone
Contact Email: ash@rubiconconsulting.co.uk
Job Published: 2 months ago

Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Senior Project Planner on a Permanent basis based in Switzerland.

As a Senior Project Planner, you will play an active role in project management support of multi-disciplined, multi-sector project delivery work by facilitating the planning, scheduling and controlling processes. Providing advice, support and clear communication of fact-based answers to key management questions which will aid in intelligent and effective decision making, and must escalate and flag internally to the Lead Planner (& Planning & Risk Manager) immediately where there is risk.

 

Responsibilities of the Senior Project Planner:-

 

In conjunction with your project team, you will be responsible for the execution of various stages of a project as follows:

Programme Co-ordination (Planning Phase of Project Life Cycle):

  • Validation of High Level Target Schedule as received from PM considering current emerging IFC project information
  • Optimize build schedule & develop “Pinch Pint Register” identifying where we are not in agreement with Main Contractors / CMT schedule
  • High level labour load of Target Schedule to be completed and S-Curve to be produced
  • Submit the Schedule and S-curve (& all subsequent schedules) for review and approval to the Lead Planner
  • Negotiation strategy to be developed to deal with main contractor schedule risk
  • Organize with the PM & attend meeting with Main Contractor / CMT to negotiate and agree optimum build schedule – minute and circulate
  • Revise / Develop and add agreed level of detail to schedule
  • Assist Main Contractor / CMT in development of an overall integrated schedule
  • Ensure that the schedule is “Labour Loaded” and aligned with the Commercial Department Budgets – highlight any weeks where large progress is forecasted to PM’s, Lead Planner & Planning Manager
  • Produce Build Methodology / Phasing Drawings
  • Present the latest version of the schedule to the construction team to ensure there is a thorough understanding
  • Support in Risk identification & mitigation

Status and Performance Advisor (Controlling Phase of Project Life Cycle):

  • Provide clear communication of early warnings to project management teams obtained from progress reports and knowledge of project field conditions
  • Monitor package progress and efficiency (direct and subcontract) provide “estimate at completion” on labour man-hour spend in conjunction with the Commercial Team
  • Progress Measuring / recording & collating actual installation progress for installation progress reporting
  • Compilation of and issuing of period progress reports (internal / external)
  • Produce Weekly “Drop-line Schedule” cw. 2 week look ahead and 2 week retrospective
  • Escalation of risk items to Lead Planner & Planning & Risk Manager

 

Requirements of the Senior Project Planner: -

  • 3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Quantity Surveying or strong trades background coupled with technical ability may be considered
  • 5+ years’ experience / demonstrate ability to develop and implement plans, monitor and control work
  • Preferably experience working on Data Centre, Pharmaceutical, Industrial type installations.
  • Must be capable of producing project plans from design and commercial information
  • Must be capable of coordinating the development of multiple project plans
  • Microsoft Project / P6 or Equivalent Planning Software, Microsoft Office tools - Excellent report writing skills

 

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