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Construction Planning Manager

Job Title: Construction Planning Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon
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Salary: £35 - £45 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1812-80_1550151771
Contact Name: Rob Bush MIRP
Contact Email: rob.bush@sitecgroup.com
Job Published: February 14, 2019 13:42

Job Description

Sitec are currently recruiting for a prestigious Engineering company who specialise in the Naval/Marine Engineering and Support Industry and are seeking a Construction Planning Manager to be based on Devonport Naval Dockyard Plymouth on a contract basis for an estimated 6 months initially.

Western Europe's largest naval base, for more than three hundred years, engineers have been shaping the dockyard to ensure it supports the fleet and protects the nation. We need you to help continue this tradition, transforming, sustaining and improving Devonport to meet the demands of the Royal Navy for the next hundred years.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme, including Astute and Dreadnought class.

The Construction Planning Manager will support Project Managers in the delivery of projects by providing a high level planning service for the preparation of project plans, producing baseline scheduled tasks, resource profiles and financial models.

Duties of the Construction Planning Manager could include:

*Fully resource programmes, produce resource histograms, resource level programmes, understand and communicate the effect on programme schedules to project team
*Prepare robust tender and contract programmes
*Act as mentor to Junior Planning members to assist in their personal development
*Include appropriate financial data in the programme to produce a project cost/time distribution profile and communicate the results to the project team
*Display and analyse the project Critical Path and advise the project team of the results and any appropriate corrective action
*Produce/maintain project baselines and execute the change control process as appropriate
*Produce project reports/data directly from the planning software arranging the data to align with the company accounting software
*Understand and report on project using Earned Value Analysis techniques and interpret/communicate the results and any corrective action to the project team
*Produce programmes that satisfy contractual requirements
*All programmes and documentation to be produced to company practices and procedures
*Manage a portfolio of project programmes and supporting Planning Engineers/Junior Planning Engineers including supervision and checking of work

Skills and qualifications required of the Construction Planning Manager:

*Worked with Project Managers to deliver successfully packages of work on major multi-disciplined projects.
*Planning experience in a project based engineering environment using Primavera planning software. Project planning and change management for small/medium/large sized projects
*Supervised junior members of planning staff.
*Worked in a tender planning environment.
*HNC or equivalent in a relevant engineering subject.

Candidates must hold or be eligible to obtain UK security clearance.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.