Manager – Planning (8 To 10 Years)

Job Specification:

  • B.E/B.Tech – Civil.
  • Minimum of 8 -10 years of professional experience.
  • Proven experience as a Planning Manager or similar role in the construction industry.
  • Proficiency in project management software (e.g., Primavera P6, Microsoft Project) and tools for scheduling and tracking.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding of construction processes, techniques, and terminology.

Job description:

  • The Planning Manager in the construction industry is responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing project schedules, plans, and timelines. This role involves collaborating with various departments and stakeholders to ensure efficient project execution, timely completion, and adherence to quality standards. The Planning Manager plays a crucial role in monitoring progress, identifying potential issues, and recommending solutions to ensure successful project outcomes.
  • Project Planning:
    • Develop comprehensive project schedules and plans based on project requirements, scope, and resource availability.
    • Collaborate with project stakeholders, including architects, engineers, contractors, and clients, to understand project goals and objectives.
  • Scheduling & co-ordination:
    • Create detailed construction schedules, including task sequencing, durations, and milestones.
    • Coordinate with project teams to ensure alignment of resources, materials, and manpower to meet project deadlines.
    • Monitor and update schedules regularly to reflect actual progress and make adjustments as needed.
  • Resource Allocation:
    • Allocate resources efficiently to various project tasks to optimize productivity and minimize delays.
    • Anticipate potential resource constraints and work with relevant teams to resolve them.
  • Risk Management:
    • Identify potential project risks and challenges related to scheduling, resource availability, and external factors.
    • Develop mitigation plans and alternative strategies to address risks and minimize their impact on project timelines.
  • Progress Monitoring:
    • Monitor project progress and compare it against the established schedules and milestones.
    • Generate progress reports and communicate updates to project stakeholders, providing insights into achievements, challenges, and potential deviations.
  • Collaboration & Communication:
    • Foster effective communication among project teams, subcontractors, and other stakeholders to ensure smooth coordination and information sharing.
    • Address any conflicts or discrepancies that may arise during the construction process.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Analyze project performance data to identify areas for improvement in planning and execution processes.
    • Implement best practices and lessons learned from previous projects to enhance future planning efforts.
  • Quality Assurance:
    • Ensure that construction activities are aligned with quality standards and specifications outlined in the project plan.
    • Collaborate with quality control teams to verify that work is completed according to the established guidelines.

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