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Senior Planning Manager / Lead Planner.

Senior Planning Manager / Lead Planner

Job Title: Senior Planning Manager / Lead Planner
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Sydney
Industry: Infrastructure
Salary Detail: $Negotiable
Reference: 3454893
Contact Name: William Gardner
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Job Description

Due to an increase in workload an upcoming opportunity has been created for a planning manager or experienced lead planner to work on a major infrastructure bid in Sydney. 

Working closely with an experienced team of infrastructure professionals you will play a key role in leading the planning team with 2-3 planners reporting into yourself.

The ideal candidate must have $1bn project experience and worked on highways projects in Australia, ideally TfNSW projects. 
This role is an initial 2-3 month contract role with the view of a 6 month extension.
Key responsibilities would include:    

  • Planning management through program assessments, project work plans, and reporting in conjunction with other departments. Leading team members to meet program deliverables.
  • Key contact with clients for program modification or deliverables.  Client interactions and client advice of evolving project circumstances and anticipated impacts on program outcomes
  • Creation of resource project timelines for deliverables, development of processes, assist in budget management, deliver high quality programs on time
  • Develop performance measurement metrics including Earned Value and associated controls
  • Develop and maintain monthly client reports and assist with development of next generation of programs with internal departments
To be successful for this role you will need: 
  • Previous site experience as a manager or lead planner for civil projects 
  • 8 plus years experience in the planning of civil infrastructure projects
  • Proficient in Primavera P6 software applications and P6/database programming
  • Working knowledge of internal cost management processes
  • Ability to identify project safety risks / hazards, conduct and document assessments and carry out site compliance audits 

For more information please call Will on 0435935377 or email