Senior Planning Manager

  • Sky Blue Solutions
  • Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
  • Jan 22, 2017

Job Description

KEY OBJECTIVES OF THE JOB - Management of allocated resources - Motivate staff - Development of staff, including PDR's, appraisals and training - Analysis of tender information and preparation of tender programmes - Prepare and issue master/contract programmes - Analysis of Labour Resource and Plant - Assess and evaluate construction methods and techniques - Recommend and evaluate prelims - Prepare procurement and information schedules - Advise on logistics and methods of working - Identify complex construction and associated risks / opportunities - Assist in resolving the problems - Prepare presentations and attend interviews - Assess and report project progress positions, forecast project completion - Prepare entitlement submissions MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES OPERATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITIES - Delivers elements within their Business Unit plan to achieve current year's performance - Inputs to planning activities with horizons of typically 1-2 years - Manages activities to support operational delivery and growth for their Business Unit and Professional Function. - Operates within agreed operational and/or management guidelines - Maintains effective internal and external client or user relationships within own area of responsibility - Delivers Health and Safety policy and standards - Implements Business Unit decisions and sets local priorities - Applies high level technical skills across a range of functional or business activities - Focuses on providing input to the annual business, financial and people plan for the specific contract, project or specialism FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES Within a Business Unit or a professional function: - Works within clear budgetary guidelines - Translates plans and requirements into realistic budgets and targets for sub-teams - Promotes innovative ways to add value and reduce costs within the team. - May contribute to budget planning - Directs Level 1 projects PEOPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES For a contract or multi-disciplinary team: - Responsible for the overall resourcing - Optimises performance - Full management control of people resources and is responsible for implementing disciplinary actions up to and including dismissal. KNOWLEDGE AND APPLIED SKILLS - Possesses knowledge of one complex functional or business area - Track record of success in supporting a major business contract, Business Unit or region and/or providing support to a professional function - Likely to have in excess of 5 years managerial and/or technical experience. Member of a Professional Body with Intermediate Level Qualifications as a minimum. BEHAVIOURIAL COMPETENCIES People Success Factors: - Planning & Organising - Achieving and Doing - Building Relationships - Delivery through People - Business Awareness - Customer Focus - Contributing to Continuous Improvement - Dealing with Change This is a SkyBlue Solutions vacancy and we are operating as an employment Business/Agency in this instance. As an Equal Opportunities organisation SkyBlue guarantees that all applicants will receive equal treatment within our application and selection process. We will endeavour to meet the individual needs of all our applicants and make any reasonable adjustments that you may require during the selection process and beyond. Please let us know what adjustments you may require when submitting your application