Senior Planner

Randstad CPE
£65000 - £75000/annum Package
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Senior Planner looking for an exciting new challenge in Birmingham?

Looking to join a major construction company who operate throughout the UK?

An exciting opportunity has opened up.


* Competitive Salary
* Critical Illness Cover
* Life Insurance
* Health Insurance
* Income Protection
* Health Cash Plan
* Pension Plan
* Childcare Vouchers
* Cycle to Work Scheme
* Employee Discounts


* Creating programmes from first principles and in accordance with the contract requirements;
* Managing the programme throughout the project lifecycle;
* Earned value Management
* Change Management
* Attending, leading and presenting at planning meetings;
* Drawing up plans and presenting schedules of work, often with visual aids such as bar charts and procedures diagrams.
* Preparing logistics plans and pricing schedules for individual projects.
* Liaising with the site management and commercial staff throughout the process, making adjustments to projects as necessary.
* Providing advice and support on the development of specific systems.
* Provide planning direction, training and support to key members of the project team
* Reporting to the Head of Planning.

The ideal candidate will have past experience and will match with the following;

* A sound knowledge of engineering principles, civil and structural works
* Extensive experience in programme and project management, project planning, including programme controls, project review, and cost and risk analysis
* Experience with perfomance measurements such as Critical Path Analysis and Earned Value Analysis.
* Strong maths and IT skills.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Good problem-solving skills
* Creative ability
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Ability to meet deadlines


* Relevant qualification, with significant demonstrable experience working in a similar role.
* Computer literate in planning software including Asta PowerProject and MS Project

If you're committed to delivering time and time again and playing a pivotal part in the building process of the future. Then please don't hesitate to get in touch for a confidential conversation

Role Summary:

Job title: Senior Planner
Location: Birmingham
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 65k-75k + Package

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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