Head of P6 Project Planning - Rail

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We have set out to be the market leader in technology and connectivity integration across UK infrastructure.

We will draw upon our core values and out-perform others, delivering excellence through customer responsiveness, collaboration, and innovation.

In doing so we will create a sustainable future for our people and our customers, reshaping and influencing the industries we operate in.

Working in partnership without customer we intend to achieve the extraordinary.


We strive to attract and retain the finest talent and are looking for an experienced and dedicated individual to join our team in the capacity of Head of P6 Project Planning.

The successful candidate will lead and work with the P6 Planning team throughout the full project lifecycle and work in conjunction with the wider Rail division.

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Work within the Transportation sector as a lead planner for associated Telecoms, Power and Minor Civil Engineering projects
  • Manage planning for a portfolio of circa £20m worth of projects
  • Understand Network Rail’s GRIP process
  • Understand the lifecycle of a project including design, construction, test and commission and hand back
  • Understand Network Rails requirements in terms of documentation required, including construction phase plans, work package plans and task briefs
  • Work with the bids and tender’s team to create cost loaded P6 programmes to support tenders
  • Work with Project Managers to review P6 programmes on contract award to develop a construction programme
  • Work with Project Managers understand the ‘critical path’ and identify problems at an early stage
  • Work with Project Managers to update P6 programmes on a monthly basis for submission to the client with monthly reports
  • Work with Project Managers to identify potential problems at an early stage and implement effective contingencies
  • Attend internal and client progress meetings as required
  • Formalise planning processes within the company
  • Coach and mentor Linbrooke Services existing P6 planners


  • Experience of the whole project lifecycle
  • Thorough knowledge of planning software such as Primavera P6
  • The ability to work effectively as part of project teams
  • Good communications skills
  • Assessing Candidates Using a Range of Methods - OCR Level 3 Award
  • Leadership Coaching Session 1and Session 2
  • WAH Tier 1 - Module 1a - WAH001a Working at Height Theory & Awareness
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
  • CDM Regulations Training
  • Radio Frequency Safety Awareness
  • Noise Awareness
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Work at Risk Assessment / Planning / Approval
  • CDM for PMs (Principal Contractor)
  • Basic Signalling 1
  • Basic Signalling 2
  • Telecommunications Training – NTRS
  • SISS Awareness
  • Linbrooke Commercial Awareness Training



All employees must be able to speak the English language with fluency with good oral and written skills. Fluency relates to a person's language proficiency and their ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary. For those whose first language is a signed language, all reasonable adjustments will be made.

Comply at all times with the requirements of Linbrooke Services’ HSEQ policies and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act. Delivery of all work in accordance with Linbrooke Services’ quality procedures and customer standards and specifications. Support the business during quality audits and demonstrate compliance.


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