A leading construction company situated in Gauteng is urgently seeking the expertise of an experienced Planner to join their team.

The successful incumbent for this position will be responsible for:

  • Work closely with the Designers and Project Managers to develop and maintain detailed resource-loaded schedules of Design/Build construction projects using MS Project 2016
  • Integrate multiple schedules into a master project schedule, baseline, status, and performance measurement baseline.
  • Develop and maintain summary level schedule reports: Gantt, milestone charts, and other tools used to support critical path analysis, near-term tasks work, priority-based resource allocations, performance variances, and to support cost/schedule integration.
  • Gather and analyze information to prepare reports on the progress of projects. Frequent on-site visits to review construction progress are required.
  • Support the project management team in the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting of projects, including dashboard maintenance.
  • Work in collaboration with the project management team to drive consistency of the project scheduling approach to facilitate accuracy in project execution and reporting.
  • Troubleshoot and monitor potential scheduling problems.
  • Maintain accurate records/paperwork.
  • Facilitate and participate in weekly schedule reviews.
  • Training of Foremen, Superintendents & Project Managers to learn, or increase skills in, project scheduling company-wide.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree/experience combination in construction and/or engineering.
  • Registered with SACPCMP or PMI
  • Minimum of 5 years of construction project management experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience using MS Project or Primavera P3 or P6 and MS Excel
  • Subject matter expertise using MS Project to manage an integrated master schedule and the supporting detailed schedules
  • Extremely proficient in MS Office
  • Superior interpersonal and demonstrated facilitation skills, including the ability to motivate and influence others, build effective interpersonal relationships, and be able to foster and contribute to a positive and productive team environment
  • Creative and innovative with assignments. Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in work style to better respond to multiple requests/tasks and handle sudden changes in priorities.
  • Able to embrace and participate in change initiatives.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and writing skills, including solid experience in writing functional and technical specifications.
  • Excellent communication skills.

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to logistics@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are also welcome to contact Rebecca at 021 180 0855 or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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