Location
Midlands - East
City Town
NG15 0DR
Department
Project Management
Advertising Salary
Competitive plus benefits
About The Role

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

As the Senior Planner you will be part of our planning departmentwho 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 the Senior Planner your duties & responsibilities will be:

  • Work with the Planning Manager 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.
  • Develop a deep understanding of P6 and its capabilities.
  • 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 to discuss progress and update the project plan together with reporting back on any knock on effects to the business unit .
  • Provide planning input at tender stage.
  • Represent the business at client meetings.
  • Work with the Planning Manager to ensure that the planning function interfaces effectively with the other departments. This will involve visiting our design and supply chain offices when necessary, as well as attending the relevant site locations to liaise with the Site/Construction Manager(s).
  • Support programme integration, governance, formats, plant/resource optimisation, and planning best practices.
  • Gather benchmarking information to aid the value for money assessment on each project.
  • 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.
  • Undertake additional tasks / responsibilities as directed by Line Manager.
  • 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
  • Graduate or “graduate calibre”
  • Prince 2

 What’s in it for you?

  • 26 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Annual bonus
  • 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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