Planning Manager

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Renfrew, Scotland
Job Description

This company is recruiting for a Planning Manger to provide cross Contract and Project support to their Major Projects Division which manages Projects and Frameworks across various clients and sectors including Carbon Capture, Hydrogen, Pharmaceutical and Oil and Gas.

As part of this role you will be responsible for managing a team of planners that are responsible for the planning and scheduling all aspects of EPC projects, studies and programmes of projects. This role includes supporting the team with developing and managing the project schedule, coordinating with the engineering, procurement, and construction teams, and monitoring the project's progress to ensure that it is completed on time and within budget.

In addition to the above the Planning Manager is responsible for cross sector portfolio planning and resource management to ensure milestone visibility and resource demands across the sector.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Liaising with the Proposals, Project Managers and Engineering Heads of Discipline to ensure that future work and change is captured within the sector histograms
  • Support plan production for tenders and proposals
  • Management of the planning team to ensure cross sector Histogram production to support resource management and allocation
  • Ensure Team develop and manage the project schedule, including the critical path and milestones
  • Coordinate with the engineering, procurement, and construction teams to ensure that the project schedule is feasible and achievable
  • Monitor the project's progress to ensure that it is on track and within budget
  • Identify and mitigate risks to the project schedule
  • Communicate the project schedule to all stakeholders
  • Prepare and deliver status reports on the project schedule
  • Production of reports including S-curves, Productivity, Earned Value, Schedule Performance Indicator
Experience Required
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, project management, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in planning and scheduling EPC projects
  • Strong understanding of project management principles and practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Primavera and other project management software
Equality Diversity Inclusion

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. We are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the communities we support. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates who have a disability.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group. 

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