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To develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for UK infrastructure projects incorporating resource and skills planning, materials planning, cost estimating, earned value forecasting and reporting.
To continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value, cash prediction, resource data for internal and external purposes.
Provision of periodic reporting to Project Services and project management.
To identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
To provide regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issues
To prepare and maintain risk and mitigation plans to manage critical issues and problems
To provide sufficient accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins
Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.
o Previous Rail Planning experience and ideally Rail Signalling projects knowledge - Network Rail
o Excellent knowledge of Primavera P6 / P3e / P3 & a working knowledge of MS project, MS Word, MS
o Problem solving and resolution skills and techniques
o Communication skills - ability to communicate and build relationships
o Ability to persuade and influence others
o Action orientated - 'can do' approach / Objective and target focused
o Ability to identify risks and minimise exposure
o Work planning, organisation and control
o Attentive to detail
o Proactive in pursuit
o Knowledge of contractual requirements
o Knowledge and experience of working in a business processes environment
o Educated to A Level standard
o Experience in Rail project planning / scheduling role
o Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access packages