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About The Role

What will you be doing as our new Planner? 

As our new Planner, you’ll take ownership of the project plan, drive the project team to deliver to the plan and challenge any delay and deviation. Leading, coaching and guiding a small team of more junior Planners, you’ll be viewed as an approachable Planning expert who is keen to pass on experience and knowledge to develop others and drive outperformance amongst the team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively develop and maintain robust detailed project plans for the Delivery Team in accordance with Contract requirements ensuring methodology is consistently followed
  • Ensure project plans capture the full project scope and resources are considered and loaded as required
  • Pro-actively identify opportunities and risks in the plan and monitor the critical path and key milestones, advising the delivery team on any potential changes
  • Design and implement effective and value- added communication plans ensuring relevant teams and individuals are clear and buy into the strategy and approach
  • Ensure planning standards are maintained and published processes are adhered to.
  • Appreciate and uphold the Health & Safety standards in all planning processes

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Enable Project Management to control the progress of contracts by identifying and producing integrated programmes of work (design, procurement, construction, commissioning and handover), monitoring performance against plans and identifying problem areas and potential early warnings.
  • Minimise company risk by identifying the critical path for contracts.
  • Help the project team minimise company risk by identifying the critical path for contracts.
  • Enable resource planning and levelling by appropriate resource analysis of contracts
  • Detailed knowledge of the NEC contract and programme requirements
  • Lead the planning section at contract / progress review meetings.
  • Production of required project reports including identification of project risks and opportunities
  • Resource load plans in collaboration with the lead disciplines to provide programme wide visibility of resource demand

About You

  • Experienced planner
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to challenge construction team
  • Full UK driving licence 

About Us

Coffey is a family-owned water infrastructure and civil engineering specialist established in 1974. We are passionate about safety and have been delivering critical infrastructure projects on time and within budget for nearly 50 years. The hallmarks of our contracts are innovative solutions, engineering ingenuity, professional construction management and adherence to the highest safety and quality standards.
 

At Coffey, we value the importance of maintaining an efficient recruitment process.  As part of our commitment to this, we do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment Agencies.  Recruitment agencies are kindly requested not to submit CV's without prior engagement and written agreement. Any CV's received in violation of this policy will be considered the property of Coffey.

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