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MEP Planning Manager overseeing and coordinating the team planning in London & South East
National Building Services Contractor strategically placed within a global blue chip construction firm.
High profile project portfolio
· Considerable experience in a similar planning management role – minimum 10 Years working specifically as an MEP planner / Manager
Excellent career opportunities for progression and highly competitive salary package.
Construction or Building Services planning background essential.
As a proven MEP Planning Manager, you will have the opportunity of working with a prestigious Building Services Contractor, boasting more than 2 centuries of experience in the Mechanical Engineering and the Construction industry. Today this award winning, market leading and pioneering M&E Contractor has 8 offices throughout the UK supported by over 2k highly skilled, Mechanical and Electrical specialists. Delivering prestigious Building Services projects from conception, installation and life cycle management, using the most advanced technologies and innovative thought processes.
The MEP Planning Manager will lead and coordinate the planning team and deliver the MEP integrated programmes from design through to commissioning handover and integration for the Southern regional business. Dealing mainly with the integrated project teams, understanding the projects and it’s requirements and articulating that into a fully integrated and workable programme, guiding the project team to success.
Education / Qualifications:
A degree in an MEP Engineering discipline would be advantageous
Professional Membership of appropriate Eng Institution
Considerable experience in a similar planning management role – minimum 10 Years working specifically as an MEP planner / Manager
Ability to work within an integrated team
Ability to create and manage innovative solutions
Ability to inspire and motivate for exceptional performance
Excellent client communication skills
Excellent team communication skills
Conversant with MEP systems and appropriate standards
Full understanding of what success looks like and how to achieve it
Establish and maintain relationships with the integrated project team
Report to the integrated team Planning Manager and be responsible for the MEP planning element of the team
Develop a fully integrated MEP programme that leads to a successful handover of the project
Development of the integrated MEP programme, informed by handover, commissioning, installation, procurement and design
Identify key MEP interfaces on interface schedules to assist the project team
Identify key MEP dependencies on dependency schedules to assist the project team
Identify key MEP milestones, and develop milestone delivery sheets
Ensure that the programme is fully integrated with the main construction programme
Use P6 (Primervera) software
Use of Asta (Power Projects) Software
Expert in Digital Engineering (BIM) linked 4D & 5D planning
Produce monthly progress reports
Carry out regular baseline programme reviews
Carry out regular critical path analysis reviews
Carry out detailed productivity reports against operative & work package efficiency
Carry out Project Planning Function Audits (Full Construction Programme)
Monitor cause and effect relationships throughout the programme
Integrate MEP suppliers programmes and monitor progress monthly
Manage MEP planning team, including performance management via one to ones process, and professional development via appraisal process
Leading the planning and controls function on a project (high to major complexity).
Resource management, recruitment, development, coaching and mentoring.
Implementing Pre-Contract Planning and Work Winning processes.
Implementing strategic planning / programme management systems.
Developing business advancements / improvement agendas.