An exciting opportunity has come up for a Planner to work for a well-known contractor on a highways job in Buckinghamshire based in Birmingham. This is a freelance role for at least 6 months.

Description of Activities to be undertaken

  • Produce, manage and update the construction programme and its communication to internal and external customers and major stakeholders
  • Incorporation of change events into the delivery programme and assistance to the commercial team to secure full entitlement under the contract
  • Provide detailed support and assistance to the operation staff in order to enable the team to monitor pinch-points on the critical path and test and change logic where previously agreed to either improve upon the baseline delivery programme or to mitigate potential delays
  • Produce programs, reports and / or extract filters as required by the project team, including indication of deviation from the baseline programme
  • In conjunction with the commercial team, assist with the production of earned value analysis data in compliance with the customer and client requirements
  • Attend operation meetings with internal and or external customers and deliver presentation on project progress
  • Ensure planning and programming is produced on time by understanding challenging deadlines, understanding the interface and reliance between elements/disciplines, and developing and monitoring integrated procurement,  and delivery programmes

Minimum Qualifications Needed for Role

  • Previous experience as a Planner on civil engineering projects
  • Educated to professional level with a relevant degree or equivalent in a construction related discipline
  • Thorough understanding and experience in the use of project management software
  • Experience in programme and project management, project planning, including programme controls, project review, and cost and risk analysis

If this position is for you then please don't hesitate to contact me on 01844212058 for an informal chat or drop me an email with any questions you might have to

Alternatively if this position isn't for you but you think you know someone who might be suitable , then we offer a £500 referral fee (T's and C's apply).