Senior Planner

£500-£600/Day PAYE Umbrella
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A great opportunity exist, inside IR35, for a  Senior Planner to work on a project which will restore an historic, listed building in Edinburgh.

Planners with operational experience (i.e. Site Engineering experience) are highly sought after, and encouraged to apply.

Duties include but not limited to - 

  • Ensuring that the programme content is functionally compliant with the planning procedures and guidance.
  • Identifying planning scope, major constraints and contract requirements
  • Identifying major quantities and factors affecting the programme
  • Establishing and agreeing with Operations construction outputs and agree working hours with appropriate Estimator
  • Establishing and agreeing with Operations and Bid Team key methods of construction, sequencing, installation and commissioning
  • Producing and documenting the planning deliverables including programmes, planning philosophy, presentations and reports.
  • Producing the Tender Programme and supporting information in accordance with the tender requirements
  • Developing overall programmes, issuing to all parties for review and implementing recommendations, innovation and best practice as applicable
  • Reconciling company and sub-contract plant/labour and major materials elements in conjunction where appropriate Applying resource levelling techniques as necessary
  • Interfacing with third parties to identify and resolve issues
  • Ensuring that the Contract Programme is produced, managed and maintained in accordance with the planning procedures.
  • Set up appropriate lean visual programme to assist the Project Team to timely deliver projects and improve productivity, performance and safety of projects
  • The issue and communication of the Contract Programme to the Project Lead for onward issue to Client and Project Team
  • Ensuring that all other project planning and programming necessary for the execution of the contract is properly undertaken.


Requirements for this position - 

  • Operational experience (Site Engineer/Agent etc.)
  • Significant experience planning services in small to medium sized projects within the construction and engineering industry
  • Experience of upgrading heritage sites/historic buildings is beneficial
  • OND/HND or equivalent in a relevant subject is desirable
  • Membership of RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE is also desirable
  • Proficiency in the use of planning techniques and the required planning toolsets
  • An understanding of various forms of tender documents, contract documents and specifications.
  • An understanding of various methods of planning, programming and progress monitoring
  • An understanding of risk and opportunity management with particular reference to planning programming
  • An understanding of the construction market, methods of construction, plant, equipment and labour requirements.

If you are interested in this position, please lodge your CV here