Senior Planner

Posted on Aug 8, 2019 by CV-Library

York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
As an infrastructure specialist, Murphy directly employs more than 4,000 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives across the world. We operate in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia and the Middle East. We have a number of specialist capabilities such as pipelines, process, marine, tunnelling and piling, and we invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities.

Senior Planner - Rail

Based York


The planner supports the planning team and the wider project disciplines with all planning related activities associated with the TRU East of Leeds (TRUe) programme of works. The role requires dedication and an ability to work within a busy team environment providing essential support for the Alliance.


* Produce fully integrated multi-discipline programmes using planning software and spreadsheets, including resourcing and cost loading

* Produce periodic project planning related information for the Alliance as instructed

* Assist Project Controls function in the production of reports as required for each project

* Ensuring that the planning management software is kept up-to-date and managed in accordance with procedures and with instruction from the Planning & Scheduling Manager

* Produce periodic Schedule Adherence Reports for review by the Planning & Scheduling Manager

* Assist in the development and mentoring of junior planning and project control staff

* Support the Planning & Scheduling Manager and Lead Planners where required

* Deputise for Lead Planners where required

* Participate and support the planning team in project, programme planning and progress meetings

* Lead in the production of programmes, including facilitating integration workshops and ensuring compliance with NR QSRA requirements

* Ensure all project control information is produced and available for project reviews and all other internal requirements

* Provide the project teams with programme information to allow them to make informed and timely decisions


* Further Education qualification (A-Levels) or equivalent

* High level numeracy and IT skills, with proven ability to expertly use a range of relevant software, in particular MS Excel, Word & PowerPoint

* Minimum of 2 years' experience in using Primavera P6 or similar planning software


* Ideally have railway or engineering industry experience

* Ideally hold a Higher Education qualification in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or in a related field

* Membership (or working towards membership) of the Association for Project Management or equivalent

* 2 Years' experience in project delivery or consultancy role

* Detailed working knowledge of Project Lifecycle, Programming/Planning, Schedule Management and Reporting

Reference: 210574581

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