AECOM Senior Project Planner in Altrincham, United Kingdom

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Position Title Senior Project Planner

United Kingdom - Cheshire

Altrincham

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Senior Project Planner to be based at Altrincham.

To work as a Senior Project Planner and develop robust delivery schedules with Critical Path and with clear Milestones at appropriate levels in line with client requirements. Developing fully resourced programmes and maintain on a monthly basis – being in Control of Change both anticipated and actual within the programme.

To support the growth of the Project Controls team by ensuring collaborative working with the team and delivering work to the correct standards expected of this role and seniority.

Job Duties:

  • Programme and Project Scheduling - Able to undertake planning of major construction projects both in a Client environment and working alongside AECOM Project Managers to include all aspects of the service including defining Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), development of activity durations and logic, application of PERT techniques and network diagrams.

  • Training, software, system set-up and implementation support - Increasing the maturity of AECOM’s approach to Schedule Management by helping augment training programmes, advice on software platforms, and building and operating the schedule management service.

  • Leadership skills – Able to facilitate and lead on the development of schedules with Stakeholders at all levels.

  • Software Skills – Able to use leading industry standard software and tools such as Primavera P6, ASTA Power Project, Microsoft Project and interfacing the aforementioned with Microsoft Excel.

  • Business Development – Internal networking to develop new business and bid support to respond to external Requests for Proposals (RFPs).

  • Analyse Programmes - Review and analyse the contractor’s schedules submitted for acceptance and provide the required recommendation to the project team.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of how (and when) to deliver high quality programmes that will withstand close scrutiny.

  • The ability to work efficiently and swiftly in the development of programmes.

  • Awareness of Collaboration techniques to improve the quality and delivery time of the programme development.

  • Good working knowledge of NEC3 contracts or similar.

  • Significant experience with Primavera software (P6) and MS Excel with knowledge of MS Project and ASTA.

  • Specific industry and project experience – Oil & Gas, Energy, Light Rail, Rail, Nuclear, Water, Highways, Civils, Tunneling or similar transferable.

  • Able to work in a Client office.

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

  • Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

  • Be Decisive - Know how to prioritise, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be Impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be Client-Focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the Role Model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Good years’of experience, as a Project Planner working for a recognised Construction firm or Consultancy business.

Additional Comments:

  • Membership of recognized professional institutions

  • Security Clearance

  • Knowledge and use of Acumen Fuse would be a benefit

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate level qualifications in a relevant construction / engineering discipline.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191830BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.