Lead Project Planner urgently wanted: APPLY HERE

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Lead Project Planner urgently wanted: APPLY HERE

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Operating Division : Transnet NPA

Position Title : Lead Project Planner

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : Infrastructure

Location : Johannesburg

Reporting To : Manager – Project Controls

Grade Level : F

Reference Number : 10157285

Position Purpose :

The Lead Project Planner is responsible for the delivery of project planning, scheduling and progress measurement, ensuring

that TNPA procedures and best practices are applied, as appropriate, and recommending changes to the Project Controls

Managers where required.

The Lead Project Planner is responsible for developing and maintaining a project plan and schedule and ensures that the scheduling team performs and meets the project objectives and deliverables. Responsible for all Project Schedules, Progress

Reporting and reporting, training and coaching.

Position outputs :

Provide primary point of contact for all matters relating to planning / scheduling process, data, and reporting in support of
the programmes/projects in his/her team
Responsible for team of project schedulers/planners, ensuring they perform as required to meet expected outputs.
Perform duties for his/her projects to a high standard, that reflects accuracy at all times, that real time and integrated
reporting reflects actual current status of projects
Compliance to the strategic level planning / scheduling approach, including documentation of planning / scheduling
procedures that supports the approach, on all his/her projects.
Promote the implementation of the planning / scheduling principles as directed by Project Control Manager
Ensure staff is trained and attend all relevant training in support of the tools and processes being adopted
Assist and comply with the audit, governance and assurance of projects, and in particular those projects of significant
interest or risk to the programme
Ensures that all work undertaken by him/her is executed safely and meets or exceed safety goals and policies and is in
accordance with Transnet Governance.
Establish an integrated planning/scheduling management framework for all aspects of schedule control and reporting
across the organisation
Ensure central coordination and decision-making within the team, and create a project support culture
Manage and provide expert Planning services to the projects using software approved by Project Services.
Report and present detailed WBS, tracking schedules, bar charts, network diagrams, resource loading graphs and critical
path analyses for his/her programmes / projects using software approved by TNPA
Manage and monitor detailed man plans and resource loaded schedules and track, monitor and report progress,
utilizations, etc. on his/her programme/projects, including resourcing requirements for new/future projects etc.
Review the bid milestones and overall completion timetables in conjunction with the project scope at award and identify any
anomalies or inconsistencies
Review reports and information prepared by construction personnel or contractors/suppliers in accordance with particular
project requirements
Regular interaction with clients to ensure a professional service is delivered
Ensure adherence to and the effective use of tools, Transnet systems and procedures
Implementing, new business procedures congruent to best practice, including Earned Value, and Risk Management
Comply with all requirements of the Project Execution Plans (PEP) and the Project Lifecycle Plan (PLP).
Prepare and present detailed monthly status reports, as required
Training and coaching.

Qualifications & Experience :

Bachelor’s Degree or B Tech relevant qualification required (construction, engineering, QS, PM etc.) or equivalent trade
qualifications to this.

PSP certification

5 – 8 Years’ experience as a planner in multidiscipline project environment

Competencies :

Skills Required:

Core Discipline Competencies

Planning & Scheduling – through knowledge and understanding and management of all aspects of Project Schedules from
Primavera to ensure a true reflection of the Project progress and forecasted dates. Ability to verify impact of Project Changes
to Project Schedules.

Baseline program and schedule – Prepare project baseline schedule and program. Maintain version control with regards to
project changes and updates as it relates to the program

Contractor Schedule Management

Competencies Required:

Knowledge required:

Leadership and management skills
Sound technical knowledge in multi-discipline environment
Microsoft Project and Primavera expertise including Pertmaster Technical overview of work methods and techniques
CPM and Pert Network methodologies
Risk management principles
Good knowledge of project management principles
Knowledge of ECC, NEC 3 forms of contract will be a definite advantage
PLP (Project Lifecycle Process) principles
General Construction knowledge
Understanding of the fundamentals of engineering models and construction drawings
Strong personal computer skills (MS Office package). SAP experience would be an advantage
Broad business acumen

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