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Senior Planning Manager - Data Centre Lead

  • Location:

    London, Greater London

  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £100,000 - £115,000 per annum + bonus, package

  • Job ref:

    JN -102023-80718_1702893460

  • Published:

    18 December 2023

  • Expiry date:

    16 February 2024

Job Title - Senior Planning Manager - Data Centre

Location - London

Salary - Up to £115k plus bonus and an excellent package

Client / Role

Cobalt is working with a renowned Tier One contractor that has an opportunity for a Senior Planning Manager to join their data centre division. Our client provides a focused end-to-end, hands-on, project management and construction delivery service. The preferred candidate will come from a main contractor's background and must have data centre experience.

Skills and Key responsibilities

  • Draft programmes in conjunction with the Project team for approval by the Project Manager

  • Discuss & agree resources and timescales with the Project Manager

  • Ensure all activities within the Project scope of work are included in programmes

  • Issue programmes of work in accordance with the Document Control system

  • Gather information from design team, subcontractors and client for progress reporting purposes ·

  • Responsible for updating the project plan throughout the project lifetime

  • Maintain cause and effect records in liaison with the Project Manager

  • Extensive experience in developing and maintaining project programs using both Asta and Primavera P6.

  • Knowledge of planning and project controls methodologies (i.e. collaborative planning, EVM, short-term planning).

  • Previous construction and engineering experience within the Mission Critical industry ideally Data Centre

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Regularly update the project resource plan and discuss peaks and troughs with the Project Manager · manage progress reporting against the programme

  • Pursue sub-contractor programmes & ensure alignment with those of the project

  • Operate change control in line with the Project contract requirements

  • Recommend delivery and sequencing strategies to the Project Manager based on project knowledge

  • Recommend internal Project Control Process Improvements

If you feel that this is the role for you, please apply with your updated CV.