About The Role

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know that to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver new innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential.

MWH Treatment are looking to strengthen their Programme Management team with a Planning Manager. As a Planning Manager you will work independently to provide planning services for the Severn Trent Framework (portfolio of projects) to ensure that programme plans and project plans have achievable but challenging timescales are accurately monitored and updated and be the driving force in continuous improvement and development of planning activity. In addition, provide planning co-ordination and leadership for the region.

You will report directly to the Programme Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include;  

               Ability to manage the planning services across a number of business units and provide specific planning function for business unit programme of work
               Understanding of the multi-disciplined roles involved within an integrated programme. (i.e. design, construction, commissioning, interface with 3rd party others and framework partners)
               Knowledge of planning systems. (Primavera – Essential), (Microsoft Project -preferable)
               Provide programme management for a programme of work comprising of a number of individual projects and programmes (batches) combined to form a portfolio of work.  Collaborate to determine the best fit for   the projects within the programme for the cost / revenue / time, identifying and evaluating any potential efficiency within the programme of work i.e. geographical, process type or repeatability
               Provide programme management to control the progress of individual projects and batches by identifying and producing integrated programmes of work, monitoring performance against plans and identifying problem areas and other effects
               Minimise company risk by identifying the critical path within the whole programme of work and the individual contracts
               Provide resource planning and levelling by appropriate resource analysis of activity to ensure the best fit for the projects within the overall portfolio or batch.
               Enable control of the progress of procurement by producing schedules for all materials and equipment, updating regularly and analysing the implications of updates
               Update and monitoring of Project Plans for progress reports and to support applications for payment (if appropriate).
               Preparation of as-built programmes.
               Assist with programmes submissions for requests for extension of time.
               Provide programme/progress information in support of Earned Value Analysis as required
               Appreciation of planning input into Key Performance Indictors and bench marking.
               Supervise and develop subordinates
               To implement Company Procedures.
               Ensure a safe working environment for all staff
               Implement latest H & S regulations and legislation
               Reduce waste to a minimum from all departmental activities
               Assist with minimising project and sub programme out turn costs.
               Assist with income forecasting.

About You

Person Specification

•           Good understanding of Civil Engineering and M&E activity.

•           Minimum 5 years planning experience.

•           Possess sound understanding of planning skills and programming.

•           Minimum Educated HND level.

•           Excellent written contractual communication

•           Excellent verbal communication

•           Excellent knowledge of planning systems

•           Good coaching

•           Good leadership skills.

•           Good commercial awareness.

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. We have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both as MWH Treatment and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

At MWH Treatment we create opportunity by inviting, embracing and celebrating difference.

Our goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop our employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

Embracing diversity of all kinds enables MWH Treatment to provide a work environment and culture that play a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills. 

Living these values and committing to diversity and inclusion supports and enhances our employees and acts as a key differentiator in the market.

We are signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant in making a promise to support our forces. We are working with CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world. We also support Mates in Mind which is a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace.


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