Senior Planning Manager - Airport

Mace

New Zealand

Posted
Ref: QP928-290

Job description / Role

The company

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across North America, Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, India and Asia Pacific.

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most complex and inspiring projects around the world.

We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

The opportunity

Be a part of our international consultancy business that spans our five global hubs, where we oversee work for world leading organisations across the public and private sectors.

Our Asia Pacific hub started in 2004 and has successfully operated in a wide range of countries, delivering project and programme management, facilities management and cost consultancy services.

The role

Senior Planning Manager - Airport

This is an opportunity to take an influential role in a multi-billion dollar airport redevelopment programme due to commence in Auckland, New Zealand.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Performing baseline schedule maintenance and control.
• Working closely with the contractors, analysing their schedules and actively managing the schedules with them to ensure a successful outcome.
• Managing and maintaining schedules on a variety of projects with project manager’s at the same time.
• Managing schedules at various phases from feasibility through to handover to client.
• Scheduling reports together with the planning and controls leads.
• Collecting and interpreting schedule data and providing output to the programme and project teams.
• Monitoring actual performance against the schedule to identify delay, early and late completion.
• Interfacing with the project technical staff to define change to schedules and identification of variances from the original plan.
• Identifying and analysing associated schedule, resource conflicts and potential cost impacts and issues.

Requirements

Your responsibilities will include:

• Performing baseline schedule maintenance and control.
• Working closely with the contractors, analysing their schedules and actively managing the schedules with them to ensure a successful outcome.
• Managing and maintaining schedules on a variety of projects with project manager’s at the same time.
• Managing schedules at various phases from feasibility through to handover to client.
• Scheduling reports together with the planning and controls leads.
• Collecting and interpreting schedule data and providing output to the programme and project teams.
• Monitoring actual performance against the schedule to identify delay, early and late completion.
• Interfacing with the project technical staff to define change to schedules and identification of variances from the original plan.
• Identifying and analysing associated schedule, resource conflicts and potential cost impacts and issues.

The requirements

Your experience, knowledge and skills need to include:

• Previous working experience in a similar role.
• Major aviation/airport projects.
• Proven experience managing projects from start to finish.
• Excellent organisational skills.
• Strong leadership skills.
• International project experience.
• Strong technical grounding skills.
• Expertise in building and maintaining key client relationships.
• Strong interpersonal skills and a good team player.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Knowledge of project management processes.

Qualifications

• A relevant degree qualification.

“Mace is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people to excel.”

About the Company

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa and India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most complex and inspiring projects around the world.

We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

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