£430-£450 Per Day PAYE

Carmichaels are seeking a Planner for the HS2 project in the Oxfordshire area.

You will support the Planning function to prioritise and coordinate construction and design activities to maintain delivery.


You will build, optimise and update the project plans during project execution, from engineering process to project handover. You will also support our Project Managers and Planning Managers in all scheduling related matters both internally and externally with the client.


We will need you to obtain data on the project progress across all functions such as procurement, design, logistics, consents and construction. This will include data on Subcontractors and all project personnel.


A key aspect of the role will be to analyse and respond to Subcontractors project plans in order to set robust Contractual baseline schedules, then the progress monitoring thereafter.


You must be able to challenge internal and external stakeholders to ensure plans are valid, realistic and appropriate. You will also need to be able to carry out critical path analysis, giving support to the Planning Manager and Delivery Teams in taking actions to improve and optimise Construction Project Plans.


We will also need you to articulate the programme in presentations, conference calls and meetings to internal and external parties. Reports will also be a key part of this role, you must provide timely and accurate reports on planning matters for a range of stakeholders.

About The Candidate

  • You must have experience using Primavera P6
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Knowledge of the O365 package
  • Recognised professional membership such as ICE, APM or PMP
  • Planning experience is essential within a private sector organisation
  • You must hold a Full Driving License and have access to a vehicle