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Senior Planner (Logistics)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The Logistics Planner will join the SCS Logistics team that manages logistics across the HS2 main works. They will be responsible for the planning, monitoring and forecasting of all logistics activities.

The Logistics Planner will need to develop and maintain the overall logistics programme, ensuring alignment with the overall contract programme requirements, compliance with the SCS planning standards and HS2 requirements to provide a safe, efficient and cost effective programme meeting all key logistics milestone dates.

The individual will coordinate planning activity as part of the logistics team alongside the logistics operations, control tower and rail teams. There will also be the need for interface with the area and core planning teams to ensure the logistics team is aligned with any movements in key activities and change impact assessments.

The role is aimed at construction professionals who can demonstrate a track-record of achievement in project, people and client management in large scale projects. The key areas of responsibility, experience and skill and are shown below. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate their suitability at interview.  

Role Responsibility

  • Plan, monitoring and forecasting of all logistics activities
  • Maintain short term and long term look ahead programmes for logistics activities
  • Interfacing with SCS planning and functional teams as required to develop a comprehensive logistics programme
  • Ensuring the logistics programme meets all required milestones and key dates in compliance with the Employer’s Planning requirements, contract data and works information.
  • Cooperation with the Project Controls and Change Management in all related construction logistics programme matters.
  • Ensure programmes are coded correctly and implement regular quality checks

The Ideal Candidate

  • Degree in civil engineering or an appropriate qualification
  • Prior experience in planning function in Civil Engineering projects
  • Project management & planning
  • Knowledge of the development and implementation of, Planning Standards, WBS and Planning processes in a BIM environment.
  • Competence in Primavera P6 and Tilos,
  • Good IT skills eg Excel, Word, PowerPoint (essential)
  • Working with construction site teams
  • Compiling KPIs and reports
  • Experience of working in high-pressure, complex operational and political environments, working at pace to deadlines and responding to rapidly changing circumstances and objectives
  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English (essential)
  • Good organisation skills (essential)
  • Knowledge of Safety, Environment and Risk Management

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 London Tunnels Contracts. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.

It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House,  and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017  Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

SCS Railways

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