REF: 27100/001
Posted On : 06 Dec 2016

Senior Planner

Note: Hourly rates will vary for payments under PAYE status or via an umbrella company

JOB DESCRIPTION

A Senior Planner is required on a permanent basis to join the Thames Tideway Tunnel East section.
This JV consortium will be delivering the East Section of a new tunnel to protect the tidal River Thames from the tens of millions of tonnes of sewage pollution discharged into it every year, via overflow points built into the capital's overstretched, largely Victorian sewerage network.
This NEC3, option C contract is a £650m project. The 7.2m diameter tunnel runs from Chambers Wharf to Abbey Mills where it connects with the Lee Tunnel. The works include: the main tunnel drive, a connection tunnel from Greenwich Pumping Station, shaft constructions, and a connection to the newly constructed Lee Tunnel project, and minor works at Beckton Sewage Treatment.

As a member of the planning team and deputy planning manager:
Contribute to progress control
Contribute to update, maintain and communicate the Project Contract Programme for Acceptance
Assist in the management of changes in regards of impact on programme and progress,
Provide information management through consistent use of Asite & Share Point (EDMS), to support decision making and reporting
Escalate issues to the Planning Manager for timely resolution
Plan in accordance with the planning process procedures

For a given section of works:
Have the responsibility of project planning and progress monitoring, including reviewing site records, procurement, and site works.
Liaise with the teams (design, consents, construction, commercial), subcontractors, suppliers on matters relating to planning and programming,
Work closely with the teams assisting in the short and mid-term programming.
Liaise with the Construction Managers (and Agents) to ensure that the most effective programme strategy is followed at all times
Prepare and present reports on programme and progress, and attend and contribute to site meetings and other associated meetings,
Produce / Review construction sub-programmes as required
Appraisal and co-ordination of Key Subcontractors' programmes, make recommendations to Package Manager for Acceptance / Rejection
Contribute to risk management and maintain a correlation between risk register and the programme
Support the development and update of the BIM 4D Model

Skills & qualifications:
Essential
* Construction / Engineering Industry Experience (5 years minimum)
* Primavera P6 experience (5 years minimum)
* HNC/HND minimum, engineering degree desirable
* CSCS card
Desirable:
* Experience on Water and Tunnelling projects
* NEC3 contract experience
* Building or Mechanical or Civil Institution
* Software Microsoft applications including Excel, Powerpoint, Word, MS project

The successful candidate will not only benefit from working with a respected contractor on a major civil engineering scheme, but they will also benefit from working with a firm who prides on looking after their candidates.
Alternatively, if the role is not for you but you know someone who may be interested, we offer a £300 referral fee for every successful referred placement!

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and CarmichaelUK is an equal opportunities employer and agency and welcomes applications from all.
Should you require assistance to apply for any of our roles please call us on 0208 522 8888.

We value and respect diversity and inclusion at CarmichaelUK.
As champions of diversity & inclusion we ensure all applications are treated equally with opportunities available to all. By cultivating a culture where diversity is celebrated, we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

CarmichaelUK places paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy so if you require any additional assistance please inform us upon application or call on 020 8522 8888.
For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and will be required to provide the appropriate original evidence. Throughout the business, CarmichaelUK promotes a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We place paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance by calling us on 020 8522 8888 and we will be pleased to help where possible. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. To view similar positions at various locations throughout the UK visit our website.

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