20 Nov 2017

Permanent Planner

SKANSKA – Posted by AdminNewport, Wales, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Planner to work as part of our Welsh Water team, based in Newport. You role will be to provide and maintain a robust plan and drive the core delivery team to deliver the project on time in alignment with the agreed delivery strategy.


  • Provide robust challenge to the delivery team in relation to project performance
  • Ensure planning practices and standards are consistent across each individual project
  • Lead the Plan for stage process including development of robust delivery plans and understand constraints and sequences
  • Provide intelligence on project delivery to facilitate better decision making
  • Production of the required project reports including identification of project risks and opportunities
  • Responsible for the implementation of Alliance planning policies and procedures as defined by the Planning Manager
  • Responsible for the production and look ahead meeting/process to ensure it is robustly and consistently applied across all projects
  • Using a collaborative approach, create and maintain robust resource and cost loaded plans for all projects in the programme
  • Pro-actively produce “what-if” scenarios to identify delivery improvement opportunities or the development of mitigation plans
  • Ensure the importance of the critical path activities and the sensitivity of other activities are communicated to the relevant stakeholders and these are being acted on by the delivery team

We’re looking for:

  • A working knowledge of primavera p6 or other planning software
  • An experienced self motivated Planner desirable but not essential
  • An understanding of construction and/or civil engineering, water and utilities desirable but not essential
  • An ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-functional team
  • Would consider individuals without planning a background, provided they have construction knowledge and a proven ability to learn and develop new skills

Closing Date: Ongoing

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Job Categories: Planner. Job Types: Permanent. Job Tags: diversity, Job, permanent, planner, Skanska, and Vacancy. Salary: Competitive.

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