Planning Manager

80000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP80000/annum + Benefits
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
The purpose of the roles is to provide planning services on all assigned projects

* Lead on small projects
* Lead / part of team on large projects
* Lead a team of more junior planners in the delivery of planning to time, cost and quality.

Job Role:
Manage the entire programme controlling everything.
Produce reports for submission
Lead functional input to the project, including where relevant leading the input of other planners, to ensure delivery is consistent and effective, meeting scope, time, cost and quality requirements.
* Contribute to the planning strategy for assigned project, so that the approach taken in each case is effective and appropriate to the project needs and client requirements
* Set up the base line plan for assigned projects and monitor progress against this plan, so that any problems are recognised promptly
* Report on progress and earned value, to support financial forecasting and any necessary corrective action
* Proactively identify and highlight any progress issues which threaten successful delivery of the project, so that recovery action may be taken
* Lead planning input to estimating and tendering activity on assigned projects, so that all relevant issues, actions and risks are understood and taken into account
* Lead a performance culture, incorporating the company values, which develops individuals' capability through an active performance management process, so that not only delivery for the company is enhanced but also the skills, capability and personal satisfaction of an individual is maximised


* Degree/HNC or equivalent
* Appropriate knowledge and experience in highways / infrastructure sectors
* Demonstrable expertise in a range of commercial skills
* Able to work independently or within a team, with limited / little supervision
* Capable of identifying and developing solutions
* Good communication skills
* Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite effectively