Planning Manager

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1242780

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Project Services

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 3, 2024

Our client, a global EPCM within the Mining Industry, is looking for a Planning Manager to work on a 12-month contract based in Perth or Brisbane.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the Planning Team to ensure the delivery of comprehensive Planning and Scheduling services for projects.
  • Direct the activities of the Planning Focal Point and Planning Engineers, ensuring efficiency and accuracy.
  • Generate regular weekly and monthly reports, and conduct analysis of contractors' reports as needed.
  • Collaborate closely with the Engineering Manager, Construction Manager, Operations Development, and Asset Focal Points to align planning processes with project scopes and manager requirements.
  • Engage with the Management Team on pertinent cost and planning matters.
  • Produce routine status reports and forecasts for project management and client evaluation.
  • Mentor and foster the professional development of planning and support staff, whether in-home or field office environments.
  • Maintain the current and baseline schedules, assess the impact of proposed alterations, and oversee the baseline change control authorization process.
Key Requirements:
  • Proven experience in managing large-scale projects.
  • Demonstrable expertise in EPC/EPCM environments.
  • Track record as a successful Planning Manager.
  • Background in Mining, Minerals & Metals industry, with a focus on underground mining operations.
  • Proficiency in Planning software such as Primavera and MS Project.
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently between Australia and the UK to support project needs.
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