Senior Planner


Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - All Permanent February 28th 2019 £50-£65k dep on experience plus package APH/FP/2019/2802SP Pippa Holland

Senior Planner

Salary: between £50-£65k dep on experience plus package

Location: Liverpool

Our client is a leading main construction contractor with offices throughout the UK, working in sectors including commercial build, public sector, care home, Health facilities and delivering high-quality accommodation projects.

As a result of expansion, they are now recruiting a Senior Planner to work out of their office in the North West.

As the Planner you will be responsible for producing construction programmes and critical path analysis for projects whilst assisting the Project Managers to produce detailed programmes

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Creating labour and other resource loaded programmes
  • Monthly progress reports, tender programmes and site investigation reports
  • Training and coaching site management in planning techniques
  • Developing planning software and identifying solution to improve existing planning systems
  • Liaising with commercial and production teams to ensure that correct outputs are being utilised and that subcontractors programmes are achievable
  • Working closely with the site commercial and production teams to produce procurement schedules
  • Implementing build ability reviews to reduce cost and improve efficiency
  • Monitoring the Reviewable Design Data and the Variation Request processes
  • Attending meetings with the regional team, site team, subcontractors and clients regularly
  • Identifying potential risks and proposing mitigation strategy
  • Following company quality management procedures

What you’ll need to apply

  • Significant experience in a similar role would be preferred
  • Previous experience working for a main contractor
  • Experienced user of planning software
  • Broad knowledge of the construction industry and relevant processes
  • Proficient user of MS Office
  • Valid driving licence