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Posted on 14 July, 2020

Aylesbury, London, United Kingdom

Long term


About us

Ferrovial Agroman is the engineering and construction arm of the Ferrovial Group, the largest private transport infrastructure operator in the world in terms of capital invested with a workforce of approximately 96,000 employees and a presence in over 15 countries, with over 60 years’ experience since it was founded.

Ferrovial Agroman delivers value-driven, complex multi-disciplinary design and construction solutions across varied sectors worldwide, including transport, energy and water. Our people make this happen, bringing a diverse range of experiences, prospectives and backgrounds to fuel fresh thinking as we meet the unique needs of the clients and communities we serve. We are dedicated to exceeding expectations and leaving a sustainable legacy.

We have an established presence in the UK and Ireland with the support of our global resource pool.

Ferrovial is a world-leading provider of infrastructure services delivering end to end capabilities over the entire asset lifecycle. This provides our diverse range of clients with a positive legacy through our integrated approach, ensuring consistently high standards of excellence in delivery. Value creation is at the heart of everything we do

Key accountabilities

• Produce, manage and update the construction programme and its communication to internal and external customers and major stakeholders
• Manage and incorporate change events into the construction programme and jointly with the commercial team, secure full entitlement under the contract
• Provide detailed support and assistance to the project in order to enable the team to monitor pinch-points on the critical path and test and change logic where previously agreed to either improve upon the baseline programme or to mitigate potential delays
• Produce reports and programme commentary to customers on particular reporting requirements
• Produce programs, reports and / or extract filters as required by the project team, including indication of deviation from the baseline programme
• In conjunction with the commercial team, produce earned value analysis data in compliance with the customer and JV requirements
• Formally issue programme updates to the customer as required by the contract
• Attend progress meeting and deliver presentation on project progress
• Develop and produce fully logic linked and integrated tender programme comprising the design, procurement, construction and commission compliant with tender sum, design (where appropriate) and methodology without assistance
• Manage the planning and programme process by closely monitoring and controlling the development and implementation of the programme and checking completeness of supply chain packages
• Ensure planning and programming is produced on time by understanding the planning process to meet challenging deadlines, understanding the interface and reliance between elements/disciplines, and developing and monitoring integrated design, procurement, construction and commissioning programs
• Ensure processes are followed – producing robust master and managing programmes, following the programme management plan, and understanding supply chain scope
• Input to the risk management process
• Work with allocated operations support in the production of method statements etc and ensure that tender programme aligns with the pricing methods
• Develop and produce (or lead if outsourced) logistics and phasing plans
• Engage with supply chain and bid team members to discuss and achieve optimum programme and method solutions
• Attend all tender meetings as required and assist in the preparation of bid submission documents
• Identify, communicate and add key programme risks to the risk register
• Ensure effective communication of bid strategy and solutions to the project team

Skills & experience

• Educated to professional level with a relevant degree or equivalent in a core business discipline
• Through understanding and experience in the use of project management software
• Extensive experience in programme and project management, project planning, including programme controls, project review, and cost and risk analysis
• Ability to plan construction works from first principles, preferably with experience in multi discipline major projects
• Extensive site experience on business related projects in a management or supervisory Extensive experience of the impact that commercial events have on the baseline programme
• Extensive experience of working on multi-discipline projects
• Bid and project planning experience on construction projects
• Experience in recognition and recording of any change in requirements
• Experience of actively measuring and monitoring performance and the presentation of the results in a logical manner to support continuous improvement
• Experience in the interpretation of data and information and producing it in a clear and logical format capacity

Additional Information

Location: Aylesbury

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