Highways Planning Manager

£65000 - £70000 per annum
06 Jul 2017
03 Aug 2017
Adam Butler
Contract Type
Full Time
The purpose of the roles is to provide planning services on all assigned projects

* Lead on small projects
* Lead / part of team on large projects
* Lead a team of more junior planners in the delivery of planning to time, cost and quality.

Job Role:

* Lead functional input to projects, including where relevant leading the input of other planners, to ensure delivery is consistent and effective, meeting scope, time, cost and quality requirements.
* Contribute to the planning strategy for assigned projects, so that the approach taken in each case is effective and appropriate to the project needs and client requirements
* Set up the base line plan for assigned projects and monitor progress against this plan, so that any problems are recognised promptly
* Report on progress and earned value, to support financial forecasting and any necessary corrective action
* Proactively identify and highlight any progress issues which threaten successful delivery of the project, so that recovery action may be taken
* Lead planning input to estimating and tendering activity on assigned projects, so that all relevant issues, actions and risks are understood and taken into account
* Lead a performance culture, incorporating the company values, which develops individuals’ capability through an active performance management process, so that not only delivery for the company is enhanced but also the skills, capability and personal satisfaction of an individual is maximised


* Degree/HNC or equivalent
* Appropriate knowledge and experience in highways / infrastructure sectors
* Demonstrable expertise in a range of commercial skills
* Able to work independently or within a team, with limited / little supervision
* Capable of identifying and developing solutions
* Good communication skills
* Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite effectively

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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