Planner

Recruiter
Konnect Recruit Ltd
Location
Bristol
Salary
£40000 - £60000/annum plus package
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Konnect Recruit are currently seeking a Construction Planner for a well established privately owned Main Contractor in Bristol. They operate on a national scale predominantly within the industrial and commercial sector.

They will consider Planners from various levels of experience and are open to salary expectations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Undertake the planning function on multiple live projects ensuring the production teams are delivering the project time objectives.
• Work as part of production team, with dual role as independent assessor of progress, giving confidence in project status to senior management.
• Ensuring the company procedures and planning standards are being implemented.
• Contributing to the capturing of output rates to ensure company database remains current and competitive.
• Liaison with broader planning community, especially technical department.
• Ensuring compliance with all current BYUK Quality, Safety and Environmental requirements.
• Understand for each project the level of planning service and anticipated time allocation to provide that service.
• Hands-on planning preparing, in conjunction with production team, optimum working programme to meet project objectives covering design, procurement, enabling, construction, commissioning, handover, client key dates as appropriate.
• Contributing to the capturing of project risks and proposing mitigating actions.
• Communicating with other disciplines within production teams to ensure they are aware of their roles in meeting the programme.
• Meeting / communicating with supply chain specialists to confirm suitable method and programme for scope given project specific constraints.
• Understand the project forms of contract (with specific amendments) and ensure team are aware of actions necessary to 1) demonstrate entitlement 2) protect business from commercial harm.
• Summarise projects status upstream to senior management, highlighting any unresolved major risks and potential overruns.
• Manage time and workload to ensure deadlines are met. Highlight any potential work overload to Line Manager as soon as it is apparent.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

• Experience of construction projects within the commercial and industrial sector.
• Ability to manage multiple project programmes running in parallel.
• Demonstrate knowledge of all aspects of development; design, procurement, construction (structure, architecture, services), commissioning.
• Excellent communication skills; ability to quickly and clearly articulate key issues and to listen and capture concerns of others.
• Use of specialist planning software (ideally Asta).
• Knowledge of the key features of common forms of contract entered into in the UK