Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Anonymous
Job Title: Senior Planner
Job Type: Permanent
Job Ref: #387
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: £70k to £75k basic plus competitive package
Company & Project: Top 10 main contractor operating in the Education, Commercial, Healthcare, and Leisure & Retail sectors on a national basis, are seeking to recruit an experienced and effective Senior Planner to complement their Pre Construction team, based in Cambridgeshire.
Our client is one of the largest contractors in the UK, and has posted strong financial results for the past 2 years.
The working culture in the local business is very much team driven, and the established senior management team are both approachable and collaborative.
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsible to the Operations Director, you will be expected to perform both pre & post contract planning duties from tender programme stage, through to full live project progress monitoring and reporting.
This candidate should have an excellent knowledge of ASTA PowerProject and be fully conversant with producing cost and resource loaded programmes. Previous experience in critical path analysis is essential including construction delivery, technical design, and financial risk. This information should then be utilised to establish key milestones within the project and communicate the same to the rest of the project management team.
A proactive approach will be required for progress monitoring including regular site inspections and weekly update meetings with the Project Leaders and periodical upstream reporting.
Projects are typically worth between £5m and £30m in single value, incorporating all types of construction, including New Build, Design & Build, Refurbishment and Fit Out.
* Pre & post contract planning experience on construction projects, £5m+.
* Minimum of 5 years' experience with recognised main contractors in pure planning roles.
* Expert user of ASTA PowerProject including full cost and resource programming techniques.
* Ideally from a practical construction background-Project/Site Manager or Site Engineer.
* Sector experience must include Education & Commercial projects - D&B, New Build & Refurbishment.
* Previous Roles: Planning Manager OR Senior Planner OR Senior Project Planner OR Planner.
Qualifications & Skills: Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management from a recognised institution at 2:1 or better. A strong working knowledge of ASTA PowerProject is essential.
Application Process: If you would like more information on this Senior Planner position or any other vacancy please email your current CV through where it will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 48 hours if your CV is of interest.
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