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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
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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.

Duties;

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.


Experience;
  • 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.