Junior P6 Planner - Water Utilities


Location: Reading, Berkshire, England

Salary: GBP45,000 - GBP55,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 19/05/2021


Junior P6 Planner - Water Utilities
Location - Reading
Salary - £45-55,000

These are exciting times for our clients Construction business which has embarked upon a 5 year framework with Thames Water.

My client now requires an Junior planner to join the business you must have Primavera P6 Knowledge. Knowladge of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), Lean Construction, Agile Programme Management, Production Thinking and other techniques that will assure programme and quality performance in a modern manufacturing environment.

You also must have water experience or and appreciation for the water sector.

What you will be doing with the support of senior planners

* Creating "accurate" programmes and embedding the appropriate programme behaviours will contribute significantly to success in other areas, including cost and quality.
* Create, maintain, review and administer multiple integrated design and construct manufacturing programmes for projects delivered under the Thames Water Framework.
* Work closely with and guide project teams and suppliers to ensure all activities, logic, risks, internal and external constraints etc are identified when creating programmes.
* Provide accurate and consistent progress information to the Interserve/Arcadis team and to Thames Water.
* Analyse programmes to proactively identify time risks and opportunities.
* Ensure a consistent approach is applied to developing delivery programmes in line with the Interserve/Arcadis and Thames Water Programme Management Office (PMO) requirements.
* You will initially work with the Programme Assurance Manager and other subject experts to formulate a detailed and timed Programme Delivery Plan incorporating Interserve and Thames Water's specific requirements. The plan will be regularly updated and will provide the basis for performance monitoring.
* Contribute to creating a positive team culture and environment to support improved programme behaviours and wellbeing and performance.
* This role will require determination and doggedness as you will part of a team changing for the better the way in which many people currently work embedding production line thinking and our "offsite first" philosophy.

Your responsibilities:

* Understanding the Project: Assimilate the project brief, associated documents and specifications and request any additional information to improve programme accuracy.
* Programme Development: Work with design and construct teams to develop production methodologies, work sequences and pre-contract and contract programmes.
* Collaborative Planning: Arrange and facilitate collaborative planning sessions with appropriate stakeholders (including suppliers and Thames Water) throughout project development stages. Assist project teams in producing short and medium-term programmes reflecting collaborative planning outputs.
* Programme Validation: Arrange and facilitate programme validation workshops to ensure programme accuracy, logic, clear critical path identification, adequate and appropriately placed time risk allowances, etc.
* Progress Updates: Update project progress working directly with project teams and suppliers. This will involve virtual and actual site and pre-assembly works visits to verify progress.
* Progress Reporting: Produce accurate monthly progress reports for Interserve/Arcadis and Thames Water.
* Best Practice: Implement our internal "Planning Best Practice Guide" capturing and adding new best practice as it happens.
* 3D Model: When appropriate integrate the programme with digital model so that projects can be built virtually to increase stakeholder understanding and improve safety, logic, efficiency, accuracy, etc.
* Time Risk:Identify and assess programme risks and work with project teams to produce mitigation plans. Identify alternative methodologies/sequences that reduces delivery risks.
* Output Data:Monitor and capture actual output and productivity performance data and use this to continually improve project team performance programme accuracy/reliability.


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