Accessibility Links

Senior Planner

  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Planner
  • Salary: £47000 - £57000 per annum + Car/car allowance, pension, healthcare
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CM027_1500907700
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description

The Opportunity;

My client, a well-established business with a turnover in excess of £1.5 Billion operate across the UK and an opportunity has arisen for a Senior Planner to join their North West team. You will be expected to travel to their regional office in Salford and all areas of the North West region.


As Senior Planner you will be reporting to the Regional Planner and will be responsible for projects ranging in value from £10M+ other duties include;
  • Preparation of design, procurement and construction programmes using Asta Powerproject for pre-qualifications, tenders and live projects.
  • Identifying and selecting the appropriate techniques and sequence of events for each project.
  • Analysing sites and local environments to determine appropriate logistics solutions and resources.
  • Using specialist planning computer software, including Navisworks Timeliner or similar.
  • Preparing logistics plans and phasing layouts, using PowerPoint and Google Sketch-Up.
  • Writing tender and PQQ responses
  • Scheduling labour, selecting of major plant and access equipment including scaffold schedules, tower crane utilisation and temporary works.
  • Attending and presenting at client interviews.
  • Preparing detailed working programmes.
  • Agreeing subcontractor trade programmes.
  • Monitoring progress throughout the construction process and comparing this with the projected schedule of work.
  • Reporting findings, and recommending solutions to recover delays.
  • Recording relevant events for potential entitlement claims.
  • Using graphical and scheduled media to reflect progress, event impacts and forecasts.
  • Liaising with the rest of Project Team throughout the process, making adjustments to project plans as necessary.
  • Providing advice and support on the development of specific systems of working.
  • Preparing project and activity feedback reports.
  • Helping to develop the companies planning processes and procedures.

  • Education and health care projects from £10M.
  • Demonstrable experience in contract and tender planning.
  • Ideally Degree qualified, minimum qualification to HNC, HND level.
  • Experience in using; Asta Powerproject, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word.
  • Knowledge in MS Project and Primavera (preferred but not essential).
  • Knowledge and practice in 3D/4D modelling.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment or as an individual.

In addition to a competitive salary you will benefit from excellent benefits, career progression opportunities and the opportunity to work with a main contractor who value their staff.