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J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure.

Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada, we provide better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including Transportation, Water, Power, Natural Resources, and Construction & Property.

Headquartered in London, we also have a number of related businesses – Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Urban Infrastructure; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services. We are specialists in delivering pipelines; design; marine; structural steel; tunnelling; fabrication; bridges and piling; and invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant; equipment and facilities.

Murphy employs around 3,500 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as ‘One Murphy’ by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success.

There’s more to Murphy.

Senior Planner – Energy - London

J Murphy and Sons Ltd is currently looking for a Senior Planner to join our award-winning team working within the M4 Energy Sector. The ideal candidate will lead the planning function on their allocated project, ensuring that all projects within their portfolios are effectively planned, scheduled, and monitored. As a Senior Planner you will report into the Planning Manager & Sector Head of Planning.

Our team is known for its extensive in-house expertise and continual drive to innovate within the industry. Following the ‘One Murphy’ approach, we’re able to deliver all aspects of the projects we work on. Murphy has designed, constructed and commissioned projects for clients including National Grid, SSE and Ørsted, on both transmission and distribution networks. 

Recently acknowledged as the UK’s 3rd Best Large Company to work for by Best Companies, this is a fantastic time to join J. Murphy & Sons! Take a look at the Senior Planner role outline and if you think you fit the bill and want to work as a Senior Planner within a team that rewards performance, drives personal development and offers a great place to work delivering exciting projects, then get in touch

What you will be doing:
* Assimilate information and summarise it in a manner that can be used to communicate the work scope to others.
* Prepare a resourced programme, including reviewing the outcome for conformance with expectations and requirements.
* Contribute to the risk register and undertake programme risk analysis.
* Prepare visual material in support of planned methods.
* Manage personally controlled project documentation in an orderly fashion.
* Provide a link between all parties in regard to the planning community information
* Define methods and establish outputs, in consultation with the estimator and other team members, including the supply chain in appropriate circumstances.
* Liaise with the design engineer to establish a design brief for temporary works.
* Provide the estimator with a justified schedule of temporary works and other indirect cost items.
* Attend the bid review meeting to contribute a clear view of the work scope and the intentions for delivering it by reference to prepared material.
* Attending the handover meeting to contribute a clear view of the work scope and the intentions for delivering it by reference to prepared material and clear further defined tasks.
* In consultation with Estimator advise project team of required feedback reports and support.

Who we are looking for:
* Experience managing a small team of planners.
* Experience within a Senior Planner role.
* Experience within Civil Engineering / Construction
* Use of planning software (P6, Asta, TILOS, QSRA).
* Active experience of working with a wide range of planning techniques in serving both tendering and contract delivery.
* A clear understanding of the commercial and contractual interfaces with the planning function.
* Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft packages, including Microsoft Project and P6
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