KBR Planning Manager in ENG, United Kingdom

Title: Planning Manager

Location: GB-ENG-London

Job Number: 1054037

The Planning Manager will be responsible for leading a planning team, using Primavera P6 across this complex Programme, of between 10-20 planners dependant on the phase of the programme. (S)he will need to be an effective leader

in driving the team to deliver multiple plans, updated regularly from multiple inputs coming from Suppliers across a range of disciplines. The output of the planning team will be briefed regularly at Board level, and to senior Departmental officials and Ministers.

The Planning Manager’s responsibilities, as detailed in the ESMCP contract, are as follows:

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Developing and maintaining:

o

A detailed Implementation Plan

o

Integrated ESN Implementation Plan;

tracking and reporting progress of implementation;

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The Planning Manager shall support the Project Manager working with the Authority, and the Other ESN Suppliers and the Related ESN Projects to resolve inconsistencies between the Detailed ESN Implementation Plans, the Transition Plans, and the overall plans of other related projects including the Mobile Infrastructure Project, Network Rail and London Underground 4G rollout projects.

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The Planning Manager shall maintain and update the Integrated ESN Implementation Plan to ensure that the Integrated ESN Implementation Plan reflects changes to and is consistent with above plans and the Transition Plans.

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The Planning Manager shall provide updated versions of the Integrated ESN Implementation Plan on a monthly basis within 5 Working Days of the end of each month.

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The Planning Manager shall use the Integrated ESN Implementation Plan to track the progress of implementation by the Other ESN Suppliers and the Related ESN Projects and the overall plans of other related projects including the Mobile Infrastructure Project, Network Rail and London Underground 4G rollout projects.

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The Planning Manager shall develop a template to be populated by each of the Other ESN Suppliers and the Related ESN Projects which will form the ESN Supplier Implementation Progress Reports.

The Planning Manager

shall develop and maintain

the National Transition Plan; and Group Transition Plans.

Qualifications:

Qualifications

:

Essential

Educated to Degree level or equivalent project/industry experience

Certified Practitioner in one of the Recognised PM methodologies, PMI, APM or Prince2 (preferable)

Experience and Skills:

Essential:

Experienced Planning Manager with a proven track record over a minimum

of 10 years managing and executing the planning of major complex programmes using Primavera P6

Proven leadership, man-management and interpersonal skills with a track record of leading a successful and organised planning team

Proven ability to influence planning teams to achieve optimal time, cost and performance goals.

Excellent client facing skills with the confidence to deal with people at all levels

Capable of working independently and collaboratively as part of a wider team

Can demonstrate expert knowledge on Primavera P6 (mandatory) and other planning tools (preferable).

Detailed knowledge of Primavera Risk Analysis (preferable)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills including report writing and presentation skills.

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