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Lead Planner / Buyer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Sector: Management
  • Date posted: 16/04/2018
  • Job reference: J384881A

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Lead Planner/Buyer


Initial 6 month contract

Planner for the iBMS, Fire Alarm, PAVA and Security installation packages at the Astra Zeneca New Cambridge site.

* Prepare and manager programme, plans and project monitoring trackers
* Work with Honeywell, The Customer and Managing Contractor to produce delivery programmes to interface with the client programme
* Define resource requirements to meet delivery targets for projects and prepare labour histogrammes
* Work with design and installation managers to produce and update weekly progress trackers
* Monitor progress on a weekly basis against planned or estimated values and report to the Project Director
* Provide information for weekly dashboard reports
* Contribute to the monitoring the quality of project deliverables.
* Maintain accurate records of Engineers on site.
* Monitor delays and interruptions to progress and in conjunction with the Project Managers and ensure snags and blockers are identified on programmes
* Maintain high standards for personal and team Health, Safety and Environmental performance.
* Take personal pride in providing a quality service to customers (either internal or external) to achieve targets.

* Detailed knowledge of Prima Vera / P6
* Detailed knowledge of MS Project
* Good knowledge of MS Excel and general knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint
* You will be able to interpret plans, specifications and schematic diagrams.
* You will hold a current CSCS Safety card
* You will have at least 5 years' experience of working on large construction projects
* You will have experience of working in a Customer-focused environment and achieving targets
* Will be experienced in and ideally hold a recognised qualification in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Fire, Security or IT
* You will have an excellent working knowledge of health, safety and environmental procedures and requirements.
* You will have excellent people management skills

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