Job Title: Senior Planner
Job Type: Permanent
Job Ref: #266
Location: West London
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: c£80k basic plus competitive package
Company & Project: Top 20 main contractor with a strong reputation Nationally, have an urgent requirement for a Senior Planner to work a variety of projects from their leading offices in West London.
Due to a strong period of successful contract awards, they require an exceptional construction professional to offer pre and post contract planning on range of projects, in the main under D&B contracts from £10m to £50m in single value and typically with the Mixed-Use and Residential Sectors.
Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will take responsibility for the tender planning function including all pre con duties from initial enquiry to contract award. The ideal candidate will have extensive client facing experience in addition to first rate communication and analytical skills.
Managing the planning, programming and progress control of live projects will also be a key part of the role, liaising with clients, subcontractors and suppliers. 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.
In addition, the client is looking for an ambitious Planner that wants to be a Director in the future and has a clear passion for pre-construction and liaising with clients. Therefore the successful candidate will need to have very good communication skills.
- Demonstrable experience with live project planning on large construction projects, £10m+.
- 5 years+ experience with main contractors in pure planning roles, carrying out both pre and post contract planning duties.
- Strong track record on a range of projects including Commercial, Education, Leisure & Retail.
- Expert user of ASTA PowerProject OR Primavera P6 including full reporting capabilities.
- Ideally from a practical construction background-Project/Site Manager or Site Engineer.
- Previous Roles: Planning Manager OR Senior Planner OR Project Planner.
Qualifications & Skills: Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management from a recognised institution at 2:1 or better.
Application Process: If you would like more information on this Construction 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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