Planning Assistant (circa 5years experience)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rail Planner

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  • Salary:

    £310.00 - £360.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Hayley Murray

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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We are currently recruiting for a Project Planning Assistant to work across a large transportation focused project in London

The Principal Accountabilities of the Project Planning Assistant will be as follows:

  • Update Project programmes. Analyse completeness and practicality of project Budget and Cost.
  • Communicate and demonstrate project planning best practice.
  • Ensure timely submission of programme update information to the MPD.
  • Assist project team(s) with the interpretation of periodic standard MPD reports.
  • Work with other Project Planners regarding common MPD issues for the purpose of resolving a common solution for all parties.

The Knowledge, Skill & Experience expected of the Project Planner will be as follows:

  • Circa 5years experience in construction planning for main contractor on major projects (ideally rail biased).
  • Planning experience in developing construction programmes from cost plans for contractors, updating and reporting about progress on the works
  • Excellent technical project planning skills with proficiency in common project planning tool sets (such as Primavera, MS Project)
  • Degree in Engineering, Construction, Transportation technology or other field of practical science
  • Knowledge of database development (i.e. SQL or MS Access)

*** This role is working in the public sector and as such the contract will be set up on a PAYE or Umbrella basis only. Limited companies or PSC's will not be permitted ***

In order to apply for the Project Planning Assistant or for a confidential chat please submit your details via this advert today.