AP-PP-3501: Project Planner (P6) - Infrastructure
  • Stephen Pimm
  • 16 Nov 2020
  • Location:
    Midlands - Birmingham and London
  • Sector:
    Construction and Property
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    £36K to £45K + 15% flexible fund
  • Start Date:
    ASAP - Post Interviews
Job Description:

Our major infrastructure client has openings for multiple P6 Project Planners to join their team on a permanent basis. Most of these roles are based in Birmingham with one role based in London.



Reporting to the Senior Planner, this role is responsible for supporting the development of an integrated project schedule across development and delivery areas, coordinating dependencies and interfaces across the programme, and assuring supply chain inputs into the integrated schedule.

Complex, multi-interface project planning experience is essential, ideally within an infrastructure or highly regulated environments. Proficiency with Primavera P6 planning software is essential and will be assessed at interview stage.


Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • 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, within both client and the supply chain, to document and manage these.
  • 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.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Advanced level Primavera P6 planning software proficiency and experience.
  • Demonstrable PPM planning experience within a complex, multi-interface infrastructure or regulated environment.
  • Demonstrable integration experience of 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.
  • 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 workflows of communications between contractor and client.
  • Knowledge of the stages of the project life cycle.


This role will be a combination of WFH, office based and client site based working.


This is a multi-stage interview process including a P6 proficiency assessment.


Likely start date is early 2021.


Applications close 27th November.

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