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P6 Planner/Assistant Planner

  1. Transportation
  2. West Midlands, Crewe, Derby, York, Manchester
R-111922

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

AtkinsRéalis UK Transportation business brings together the capabilities of our Rail, Highway and Local Transport teams, into a single business of 3,000 talented engineering professionals transport planners and consultants. The unique breadth of services in Transportation, combined with our scale, makes Atkins the leading UK transportation infrastructure consultancy. We create a culture and environment to inspire our people, ensure collaboration with our clients and continue to shape the future of mobility.

The role:

We are looking to recruit a P6 Planner/Assistant Planner to join our Central Rail Systems Alliance (CRSA) team, helping secure and to deliver £ multi-Million rail infrastructure projects and programmes of works across the portfolio. The role is to work alongside our experienced design and delivery organisations, located in the UK and abroad and manage key client accounts to ensure CRSA are the first choice for our clients.

Travel can be expected within the role to be present in project, CRSA and client offices depending on project requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • This role requires the Planner to carry out their Project Control duties with limited supervision, and work under their own initiative in the production of Project Programmes and Tender Programmes.
  • Represent and drive Project Controls Policy, attend and lead client progress meetings.
  • Responsible for the completion of projects to time and cost.
  • Provide supervision to junior members of the team as required.
  • Familiar with commercial and financial aspects of project management.
  • Building relationships with limited set of common clients and maintaining regular client contact.
  • Provision of project performance data, project schedules and reports in a concise and timely manner as required by the project teams.
  • Successful in identifying any project deviations and slippages, reports and communicates issues to senior members of the team. Ensuring that all issues within the programme are highlighted and understood by Senior Management and giving appropriate planning advice.
  • You will deliver the period programme update and information regarding changes and delays that have impacted the programme on a period-by-period basis.
  • Prepares project resource histograms, performance analysis data and CPI/SPI information.

Requirements:

  • Competent user of Primavera P6.
  • A basic understanding of rail systems design, including but not limited to: Signalling, Track (P-Way), Structures, OLE, Electrification & Plant and Telecoms.
  • Experience of programming multi-disciplinary engineering design and managing the resulting interfaces.
  • Must have a good understanding of how projects are designed, procured, constructed, and commissioned.
  • Must demonstrate a detailed understanding of Project Controls Techniques including, budget and spend management, change control, Earned Value Management, data analysis, trend analysis and Work Package Management.
  • Ability to drive numerous projects simultaneously with the skills required to quickly adapt to changing priorities.
  • Experience of Network Rail Engineering Design processes and requirements is desirable.
  • Degree level qualification or equivalent.
  • Qualifications and membership to the Association for Project Management or relevant body are desirable.
  • Extensive experience in the use of Microsoft office suite including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Able to establish and build relationships with suppliers, client/contractors, and internal stakeholders.
  • Good communication, teamwork, negotiation, conflict management and leadership skills.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

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More about us:

AtkinsRéalis, is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge, and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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Preview

India

Content type

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Summary

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