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Senior Planner

  1. Transportation
  2. West Midlands, London, Epsom, Bristol
R-108990

Senior Planner

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.

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As a Senior Planner in our Transportation Division, you'll be able to bring your unique skills, work style and background to the mix. We have a huge variety projects and tenders on the go, so there will always be something exciting for you to get involved in. Join us to build a career as a professional planner, while helping us to make a sustainable difference, and shape the future of our business.

We are seeking a Senior Planner with extensive experience in the detailed planning of large complex transportation projects. The role within our Transportation Group, based in Birmingham, requires a strong technical background in the transportation industry Rail & Highways.

The successful applicant will be the facilitator providing comprehensive Project Controls to the project teams and to the client. As the Senior Project Planner, you will report into the Project Controls Manager, with accountability to the Project Manager.

Role:

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic, world class project controls team; working on some of the UK’s largest transportation infrastructure projects. You will be part of an experienced team that have a significant impact on the successful delivery of these multi-million-pound contracts, using state of the art project controls tools and techniques that provide concise information to the projects they support.

AtkinsRéalis Project Controls are recognized as an internationally renowned consultant, working on large transportation infrastructure projects within the UK and overseas.

Requirements:

  • A detailed understanding of transportation technologies, including but not limited to: Signalling, Track (P-Way), Structures (tunnels, bridges, earthworks, embankments, buildings, structures, gantries, access platforms etc), Electrification & Plant and Telecoms.
  • Experience of programming multi-disciplinary engineering design and Good understanding of engineering activities and how engineering is scheduled.
  • Must have an excellent understanding for how projects are designed, procured, constructed and commissioned.
  • An expert user of Primavera P6.
  • 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.
  • Previous experience of managing Junior planners desired, allocating tasks, checking achievements and providing constructive feedback, direction and management.
  • Experience of various forms of contract, including NEC.
  • Experience of Schedule Risk and Cost analysis.
  • Experience of Claims.
  • Experience of working with company Enterprise systems.
  • Prepares project resource histograms.
  • Implementation and use of EVM on projects.
  • 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.
  • Experience of working on large projects up to £50m.
  • Experienced Engineering Professional with a qualification in Mechanical/Civil Engineering preferred.
  • Member of the APM preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to present and communicate complex matters in a professional and straightforward manner both in writing and orally.
  • A proactive, structured and analytical approach to work as well as a good eye for detail and data quality.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for all aspects of the Projects programme and Project Controls.
  • Represent and drive Project Controls Policy, attend and guide client progress meetings.
  • Responsible for the completion of projects to time and cost.
  • Provide regular 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.
  • Have a good understanding of Transportation technologies and markets.
  • Provision of project performance data, project schedules and reports in a concise and timely manner as required by the projects 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.
  • Delivering the necessary reports to allow Senior Managers to direct the project appropriately.

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.

Read more about 'Total Reward'.

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.

AtkinsRéalis  ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

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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Career opportunities project professionals should take advantage of today.

Preview

Europe

Content type

Blogs

Publish date

05/24/2024

Summary

Ashley, Major Project Director, started his career as a civil and structural engineering apprentice. "It was clear during my studies and working environment that I had a natural tendency to so

Preview

What sets AtkinsRéalis apart? Major projects, unlimited career progression.

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by

Shailaja Mantha

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Shailaja Mantha