Location
United Kingdom
City Town
Nottinghamshire
Department
Project Management
Advertising Salary
Competitive, plus benefits
About The Role

Morrison Energy Services is currently looking to recruit a Planner to work on our Transmission Networks Division in Nottinghamshire.

As a Planner you will be part of our planning department who are responsible for producing robust and detailed programmes for all works associated with the design, procurement and construction phases of the projects. Also, a key part of the role will liaising with the Project/Construction Manager and Site Engineers to ensure that the programme keeps abreast of any changes.

As a Planner your duties & responsibilities will be:

  • Build, optimise and implement construction planning and programmes (including resources, outages, consents and way leaves) in conjunction with interested parties to deliver the work
  • When necessary, produce detailed trackers to be used to collect and report progress made on a weekly basis
  • Work with the Head of Commercial and the planning team to develop a planning culture throughout the business units and projects
  • With other members of the team deliver full integration of the company’s cost management system to help deliver automatic CPI/SPI reports together with robust processes and disciplines
  • Champion programme management policies, procedures and the standards required to deliver projects
  • Participate in project handover meetings involving the Bid team, Project Manager and Q.S
  • Work closely with the Project Manager and Project Q.S. to maximise the potential of each project, attend site meetings when necessary
  • Provide planning input at tender stage
  • Represent the business at client meetings and ensure deadlines are achieved (KPI requirements)
  • Gather benchmarking information to aid the value for money assessment on each project
  • In conjunction with the risk management and value engineer produce and manage the risk, issue and opportunity register for assigned projects within the change management
  • Keep abreast of current and new planning techniques, technologies and initiatives which may have a benefit for the business
  • Maintain ongoing development and delivery of a co-ordinated change agenda for business improvement
  • Work cohesively with the commercial and financial members of the Planning and Systems team
  • Monitor and control programme compliance in respect of our contractual obligations
  • In conjunction with other members of the team, take responsibility for meeting agreed business and project targets, control costs in achieving to achieve targets, managing risks effectively and delivering all agreed outputs, within the agreed economics and safety regulatory framework
  • Contributing to the identification and formulation of strategic objectives

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Knowledge of MES TN business applications would be an advantage (IFS, PASTI, MS project and primavera P6 etc.)
  • Typically, extensive experience in business with strong involvement with systems support and development or as a significant business user of applications.
  • Integrated planning solution

 What’s in it for you?

  • 26 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Private health care                                        
  • Company car and fuel card
About The Company

M Group Services delivers a range of essential infrastructure services within the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors in the UK & Ireland. We have built and maintained relationships with our clients over a number of years and have a strong culture that continuously focuses on safety, operational delivery, efficiency and customer service. We are committed to profitable growth both organically and through acquisitions. M Group Services, a trusted employer to over 10,000 skilled specialists working from 240 locations, operates a divisional structure aligned with its end markets.

At M Group Services we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.

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