x5 Project Planner Posts at Transnet South Africa

x5 Project Planner Posts at Transnet

DEADLINE: 19 June 2023

x5 Project Planner Posts at Transnet

The Project Planner is responsible for the delivery of project planning, scheduling and progress measurement, ensuring that TNPA procedures and best practices are applied, as appropriate, and recommending changes to the Project Controls

Managers where required. The Project Planner is responsible for developing and maintaining a project plan and schedule to meet the project objectives. Responsible for all Project Schedules, Progress Reporting and Reporting.

Position outputs:

  1. Provide primary point of contact for all matters relating to planning / scheduling process, data, and reporting in support of the programmes/projects in his/her team.
  2. Perform duties on his/her projects to a high standard, that reflects accuracy at all times, that real time and integrated reporting reflects actual current status of projects.
  3. Compliance to the strategic level planning / scheduling approach, including documentation of planning/scheduling procedures that supports the approach, on all his/her projects.
  4. Promote the implementation of the planning / scheduling principles as directed by the Manager and Senior Manager.
  5. Attendance to all relevant training in support of the tools and processes being adopted.
  6. Assist and comply with the audit, governance and assurance of projects, and in particular those projects of significant interest or risk to the programme.
  7. Ensures that all work undertaken by him/her is executed safely and meets or exceed safety goals and policies and is in accordance with Transnet Governance.
  8. Establish an integrated planning / scheduling management framework for all aspects of schedule control and reporting across the organisation.
  9. Ensure central co-ordination and decision-making within the team, and create a project support culture.
  10. Provide expert Planning knowledge and services to the projects using software approved by Project Services.
  11. Prepare detailed WBS, tracking schedules, bar charts, network diagrams, resource loading graphs and critical path analyses for his/her programmes /projects using software approved by TNPA.
  12. Prepare detailed man plans and resource loaded schedules and track, monitor and report progress, utilizations, etc on his/her Programme/projects, including resourcing requirements for new/future projects etc.
  13. Review the bid milestones and overall completion timetables in conjunction with the project scope at award and identify any anomalies or inconsistencies.
  14. Review reports and information prepared by construction personnel or contractors/suppliers in accordance with particular project requirements.
  15. Regular interaction with clients to ensure a professional service is delivered.
  16. Adherence to and the effective use of tools, Transnet systems and procedures.
  17. Implementing new business procedures congruent to best practice, including Earned Value Management, and Schedule Risk Management.
  18. Comply with all requirements of the Project Execution Plans (PEP) and the Project Lifecycle Plan (PLP).
  19. Prepare and present detailed monthly status and progress reports, as required

Qualifications & Experience:

  • -5-8 Years’ experience as a planner in multidiscipline project environment.
  • -National Diploma or “NQF” Level 6 relevant qualification required (construction, engineering, QS, PM etc), or equivalent trade qualifications to this.
  • -Professional certification; will be an added advantage
  • -Primavera experience will be an added advantage.

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