lead planner in scarborough

04 January 2018
brad lawson, randstad cpe
job type
£ 40,000 - £ 50,000 per year
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scarborough, yorkshire and the humber
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
£ 40,000 - £ 50,000 per year
reference number
brad lawson, randstad cpe
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job description

My client is an innovative construction provider for the global mining industry. With a wealth of technical know-how and experience dating back almost 150 years through its parent companies, they are one of the world's leading specialist mining contractors. They are currently looking for an experienced Planner to work within their Project Controls team to deliver a unique mining project in the North Yorkshire Moors. In this position, they will ensure that projects follow sound methodology and execution practices in accordance with their internal standard procedures. You will work in close cooperation with project managers and project teams

As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits, which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:

* Company car/car allowance
* Company pension contribution
* Fantastic Bonus Scheme (One of the best)
* Private medical cover
* Training and development team support


The successful candidate will have a proven track record of project planning on large scale construction projects and be familiar with Primavera P6 software.


Required: University degree in a related scientific, business or engineering field


* University degree (business or engineering) in quantity surveying, cost estimating or mining.
* Additional qualifications and/or certification(s) in project management, contract administration and key performance indicator measurement will be considered an asset.

Work Experience


* 3 Years of post-graduate field based project scheduling, estimating or controls experience related to construction projects.
* Significant experience working with Primavera P6


* To promote good working relationships within the Project Controls Teams and other project departments and client representatives
* To carry out all works in compliance with corporate and project specific procedures
* To prepare resourced schedules for a major project ensuring the items within this description are covered:
* To code activities and apply logic links to enable schedule time analysis.
* To baseline Schedule once agreed, with the Project Management Team.
* To review baseline dates versus actual dates in the plan.
* To monitor and report planned / actual / and earned man hours.
* To monitor and report planned and actual progress.
* To liaise with Engineering / Construction Disciplines to ensure accuracy of progress and forecast dates.
* Attend planning review meetings as appropriate.
* To liaise with the project team and planners to resolve conflicts.
* To ensure the requisite quality of data is maintained.
* To ensure the timely issue of accurate, updated plans and associated documents at the agreed intervals.
* To report risks/changes against schedules to the Project Lead, Planning Engineer, Project Engineer and Construction Engineer in a timely and concise manner.
* To supervise, guide and advise the less experienced members of the planning team on planning issues.
* To check all reports (Including S-Curves, Histograms, Tabular Reports and Schedules)
* Where appropriate to carry out Personal Development Reviews for relevant staff members.
* To interface on a daily basis with the Projects Controls Team.
* Maintain confidentiality with respect to client information
* Safety sensitive: having the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment; following Company health and safety standards.
* Duties outlined herein are intended to be the minimum duties expected of you by my Client. You are expected to use your discretion to expand upon these duties to insure that your job mandate is met and that your performance is such that the general spirit and intent of the duties outlined above are completed as required.
* Follow and demonstrate my Client's guiding principles and values.

This position will be based across our Scarborough and Whitby offices. As such, candidates must be willing to travel to either location as is required by the demands of the project.

If you think that this role is well suited to you and you meet all of my clients requirements please don't hesitate to apply and use the button below.

Office - 0113 245 6161 Mob - 07849527696

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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