• Location

    York, North Yorkshire

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    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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A leading client in the Rail Industry is recruiting for a Planner to work on a contract basis, based in York offering excellent rates of pay. Minimum of 6-month contract.

Work closely with project, commercial and finance managers and members of the wider project team to ensure project schedules are accurately developed, maintained, resource and cost loaded.
Work closely with site and possession planners to ensure cohesion between these different activities and the main project schedule.
Work closely with the central Bids & Tendering team to ensure tender plans are developed through the mobilisation process into contract plans
Build and maintain close working relationships with client representatives and work collaboratively to find the most efficient and effective planning and controls solutions.
Perform critical path analysis and advise of possible actions and areas of concern.
Ensure that the periodic project reporting requirements are met for both internal and client
Perform analysis and scenario modelling for any potential project change and be able to provide risks, issues, cost, resource and delay analysis.

Essential Requirements:
HND/HNC level qualifications or relative demonstrable experience.
Experience of planning infrastructure projects preferably in the rail industry.
Experience of working with project management both internally and in the client organisation.
Primavera Planning expertise with knowledge and use of other planning tool such as MS Project
Self-motivated with sound interpersonal and communication skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills

Desirable Requirements:
Knowledge and awareness of project management methodologies, e.g. Prince 2.
Technical/Engineering background ideally with knowledge of the railway.