Planning Manager x5

Fusion People Ltd
£40,000 per annum
05 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for Planning Managers in various locations for our Highways client. You will be a part of some fantastic high profile £multi-billion projects!

Locations include: Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds

Key responsibilities:

Manage and lead delivery of network planning projects, including strategic studies, route strategies, options assessment work, strategy development, major scheme sponsorship and external scheme impacts.

Plan and define project steps, scope project risks and issues, establish plans, review milestones and priorities and prepare project and programme reporting information for all key stakeholder groups informing them of progress.

Actively manage risks and escalate issues in a timely manner to enable decisive response and mitigation activities.

Develop clear and concise work packages and manage the performance of the project team against objectives, costs and milestones to ensure delivery of expected outcomes.

Ensure quality assurance and overall integrity of the project or programme - focusing internal consistency, coherence and interfaces with other external programmes, and delivering outputs to meet corporate technical and specialists' standards.

Key requirements for the role:

Experience of at least one of the following:

* Delivering large and complex road feasibility studies (or similar)
* Sponsoring major infrastructure schemes
* Developing strategies for infrastructure organisations

You will also demonstrable experience of leading people to successful delivery of large scale, complex and/or high risk projects, or high profile / high risk services.
Working knowledge of MS Office packages
Exceptional presentation and communication skills to convey complex information to a wide audience and experience of managing stakeholder relationships
Ability to prioritise in order to meet tight deadlines.

Package includes: Flexible working hours to give you that work-life balance, home-working options, 15% pension, bonus, excellent holiday entitlement, retail discounts, funding for additional training and qualifications and more.

Fusion People are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business.

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