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Planning Manager PMC - Mumbai India

  • Job reference: FG-004187
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: India
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Planning Manager – Job Description
Faithful + Gould an Atkins Group Companies is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management and cost consultancy services provider; with over 2,400 professionals operating throughout Asia Pacific, UK and Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. We support clients with the construction and management of their key assets, important projects and programmes. Our approach is committed to providing first-class professional advice and delivering a quality of service which is second-to-none. This has helped enable our business to develop and maintain robust and long-lasting client partnerships. 
We are currently looking for a Planning Manager to join in our PMC Team working on a High-Profile Home and Office Furniture Show Room for a Conglomerate at Navi Mumbai, India. 

  • Provide planning, scheduling and progress reporting support to Project Manager/Director.
  • Close interaction with the project teams to formulate informed and logical master schedules to appropriate levels of detail and obtain information to update the schedule.
  • Appraise appropriately any schedule variance to Project Teams following approval by Client.
  • To interact with representatives of the Client, Consultants and the Construction Contractor(s), to ensure the desired project objectives are delivered. 
  • Gather/obtain adequate knowledge and information about the business and the projects in order to make informed value-adding recommendations to the Project Teams.
  • Assist PMC Management with the definition and implementation of criteria for control and management of the project, in particular the project schedule.
  • Co-ordinate the development of project schedules with all stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Co-ordinate the progress reporting of project schedules with all stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Appraise schedule options for PMC Management’s submittal to the Client for approval.
  • Assist PMC Management in relating project schedule with the project budget and cash flows.
  • Identify and advise management of risks that may affect the project schedule.
  • Assisting the management team, design team and site delivery team in the resolution of scheduling problems.
  • Assist in co-ordinating and fostering teamwork between all project stakeholders
  • Assist management in establishing an effective and universal strategy to address major schedule issues that may arise with the site delivery team
  • Engage with the Site Delivery Team to ensure collaborative problem solving
  • Receive and review detailed reports on the project from the site delivery team, particularly programme related
  • Assist in establishing/delivering formal reporting arrangements on project progress for the Client and Company
  • You will identify all key sub-projects viz. preliminaries, regulatory approvals, design management, tender event schedules, construction management & post construction management. You will also identify the linkages in aforesaid key sub-projects and establish a critical path.
  • Requirements
 Degree / Diploma in an Engineering discipline.
  • Any Diploma / PG qualification relevant to the position would be an added criteria. 
  • 10 to 12 years’ experience, in which at least 8 years in planning.
  • Should have hands on knowledge in Project Planning like MS Project / Prima Vera, etc.
  • Should have worked on green field projects; preferably on big warehouses, stores, etc.
  • Administrative skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills at all levels
  • Should be pro-active and enthusiastic in all aspects related to project
    Skills and Attributes                
    You are expected to:
  • Develop quality management principles and processes
  • Develop risk assessment and management principles and processes
  • Develop your ability to network effectively, negotiate well and influence people, broker relationships with stakeholders within and outside the project
  • Be aware of the broader environmental, social and economic perspectives and how they may affect the project
  • Support your regional management/project teams.
  • Enhance your technical scheduling skills to be able to competently operate the Company’s preferred scheduling software
Rewards & Benefits
We offer an Industry standard salary package in a multinational company.

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