Regional Planning Manager

Job Description


The Planning Manager will lead and coordinate all delivery of MEP integrated programmes from design through to commissioning handover and integration for this major National M&E Contractor's Southern business unit. “Hands On Approach” Dealing mainly with the project teams, understanding each project requirement and articulating that into a fully integrated and workable programmes, guiding the project teams to success.


Education / Qualifications:

A degree in an MEP Engineering discipline would be advantageous

Professional Membership of appropriate Eng Institution



Considerable experience in a similar planning management role.

P6 and other major planning software is essential 


·      Ability to work within an integrated team

·      Ability to create and manage innovative solutions

·      Ability to inspire and motivate for exceptional performance

·      Excellent client communication skills

·      Excellent team communication skills

·      Conversant with MEP systems and appropriate standards

·      Full understanding of what success looks like and how to achieve it



·       Establish and maintain relationships with the main contractor/client and  project teams

·       Develop the full MEP programmes that leads to a successful handover of the projects, including commissioning, installation, procurement and design.

·       Identify key MEP interfaces on interface schedules to assist the project teams

·       Identify key MEP dependencies on dependency schedules to assist the project teams

·       Identify key MEP milestones, and develop milestone delivery sheets

·       Ensure that the programmes are fully integrated with the main construction programmes

·       Use P6 (Primervera) software (essential)

·       Produce monthly progress reports

·       Carry out regular baseline programme reviews

·      Carry out regular critical path analysis reviews

·      Monitor cause and effect relationships throughout the programmes

·      Integrate MEP suppliers programmes and monitor progress monthly

·      Manage MEP planning team 16 - 20, including performance management via one to one’s process, and professional development via appraisal process

·      Management of recruitment (together with OD and CD)

·      Manage all career development and training of in house planning team

·       Attend CVR meetings when performing

·      Member of Leadership team for the business

·      Integral to bids front end - producing tender programmes

·      Management of trainees one to one’s to assist with Front end.