Possession/SSOW Planner

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Possession/SSOW Planner

A Possession/SSOW Planner is required to join a major railway project in London working with a Principal Contractor on a contract basis. You will be a Possession Planner with the SSOW planning competency, ideally with knowledge of working on a similar project.

Job Description

Possession/SSOW Planner

Location: West London, Kensal Green

Rate: £350 - £400 per day

Job type: Contract

Job description:
You will be assisting the Lead Possession Manager with all Possession requirements, planning, providing, and reviewing all SSOW documentation.

Candidate requirement:
o Proven organisational capability
o Proven experience in supporting high-performing teams
o Ability to engage at a senior level
o Proven ability to engage with customers and build collaborative relationships with stakeholders at a senior level
o Proven experience in delivering to agreed timescales and standards.
o Knowledge of applicable standards
o Good communication skills
o Good IT skills
o Educated to degree standard, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience
o Knowledge of relevant railway geography and network capability (desirable)
o Knowledge of relevant train services and network capacity (desirable)
o Knowledge of possession parameters (desirable)

o Undertake the Role of SSOW planner.
o Deputise for the role of Lead Possession Manager.
o Assist with the access planning process to produce possession plans that are in accordance with the relevant industry and company standards.
o Contribute to the performance, development and succession planning of team members to promote a cohesive and high performing team
o Develop and maintain relationships with the client's and other Contractors planning teams.
o Promote and maintain a culture of continuous improvement.
o Undertake the role in a way that is consistent with, and reinforces company standards.
o Liaise with client and other contractors to maximise available track access.
o Assist in the identification and notification of interface programme risks and opportunities.
o Ensure sub contractors' SSOW's meet the client's standards
o Assist in the booking of worksites through the Possession Planning System and represent the client at possession planning meetings when required.
o Ensure SSOW documentation is prepared and issued prior to commencement of all site works.
o Work with Network Rail to resolve any access conflicts
o Ensure planned possessions meet programme and operational requirements
o Review work content with planning, project management team and client to ensure access plan is understood and suitable to task
o Ensure all access to the rail infrastructure is planned in accordance with RT/LS/019 and WIN/CON/317
o Assist in the provision of site specific information packs for COSS's
o Represent the client at planning review, whiteboard, PICOP and production meetings as required

For an informal discussion please feel free to contact Ulrika Lawrence at ARM on 02392458021 or Email your CV

This Possession/SSOW Planner role is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

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