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Job Title:

Planning Lead


The Role: This new role is a critical role for the business. Responsible for ensuring accurate planning, resourcing, labour hire and progress reporting of our construction projects. This role will also be a key liaison for our engineering team and other key functions of the business (Quality, Safety, Manufacturing/ Assembly, Finance and HR). This is a fast paced environment and the role requires exceptional planning and organisational skills. This role will develop and change as a result of changing business needs, this role will suit a highly ambitious individual with an interest in operations/ project management processes. Duties and Responsibilities: Working with project engineers, leads and site based teams, accurately forecasting and assigning resources on project teams. Review on a weekly Basis all contract progress is updated on inhouse systems. Liaise with Commercial & Service departments from tendering through to commissioning stage of projects to ensure smooth handover of contract to all relevant internal teams. Point of contact for internal and external (client) project teams and facilitate the resolution of any issues arising within these teams and escalate accordingly when required. Champion and assist monitoring of Quality processes for the projects. Lead and track performance of all installation teams. Manage all external sub contractors and monitor quality. Manage all external contract hire. Run and manage the planning meeting each week. Monitor the overall execution of contracts and set up/facilitate meetings to ensure contracts are on track in conjunction with Site Supervisor, Project Engineer/Lead and Manufacturing Manager. Schedule and monitor all installation works. Monitor All Feedback from App from Installation – action all feedback Lead the Employee Review reporting and preparation process for Installation Ensure that all contracts are planned a min 8 weeks in advance. Dates are entered for each item. Ideal Candidate: 3+ years’ experience as a Project Manager over multiple projects Degree or Diploma in Project Management or equivalent experience Skilled communicator with a demonstrated ability to collaborate with key areas of the business and customers Strong commercial awareness Ability to thrive under pressure, working with tight project deadlines, whilst maintaining adherence to process disciplines. Must be responsible, personable, detail oriented, and self-motivated with solid organization and time management skills and a strong focus on planning Fluent in English is a requirement for this role.