​Senior Planner – Pre construction and Delivery

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North West - All Permanent December 4th 2018 £60-65k plus car allowance, pension, healthcare and holidays APH/FP/2018/0412SP Pippa Holland

Senior Planner – Pre construction and Delivery

60-65k plus car allowance, pension, healthcare and holidays


One of the top 10 construction companies in the North West has a need for a Senior Planner to work on tenders and delivery of schemes. They are a leading provider for the built environment working in Commercial, Retail, Education, Industrial, Leisure, Transport schemes.

Experienced of Tender and Construction Planning.

Reporting into Pre-Construction Director and working as part of the pre-construction team who deal with tender enquiries and estimates, to plan pre construction project plans for new projects.

Value of projects can be up to £50m.

The Planner will liaise with the construction team and the bid team to deliver these project plans and put together a schedule for the programme to the business.

Ideally you will have experience of Tender planning within a pre-construction environment or a desire to go into this field.


To oversee programme and planning activities where allocated in the pre-construction/design phase.

Preparation of bid documentation including method statements and site logistic plans.

Input into the Project Execution Plans as handover document to construction team.

Programming includes all types such as construction, procurement and design.

Input into the project risk register.

Advise on the programme and method implications of any value engineering options that arise.

Input into 2nd stage works/negotiated projects from technical, programming and buildability perspectives.

Input into risk management procedures across the Division.

Create, own, update and communicate construction output rates and planning procedures across the Division.

Input into preparation of prelims book updating with output rates and ratios from completed projects.

Assess all bids for value engineering and alternatives with design and commercial teams.

Work closely with Estimators and Surveyors in preparing cost plans and final bid prices.

Work with supply chain to provide specialist input especially M&E.

Audit live projects to verify progress reports as need arises.

Mentor trainees when on secondment to procurement team including reviews.

  • Prepare temporary works schemes including scaffolding, site logistics, etc. and obtain competitive quotations for inclusion in tender submissions.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

Hold or be working toward a construction / design related professional qualification - HNC/HND/Degree

Hold a relevant CSCS card