Senior Planner

£70000 to £80000 plus benefits
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Civil Engineering contractor seeks to employ a full time competent Senior Planner to supplement its team on a high-profile project. The fact that you progressed from a site delivery engineering role on civil engineering projects to effectively producing base line programs using first principles and managing and contributing to the project timeline, is sought.  


As the Planner, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop detail within the existing programme and review programme robustness
  • Producing periodical updates for submission to the client
  • Introduce and analyse change in programmes in accordance  the NEC form of contract.
  • High proficient in loading and tracking resource and costs.
  • Produce and communicate programme information in a variety of formats, using routine and bespoke programme outputs including Power BI
  • Contribute and support numerous operational teams on use of collaborative planning, risk and commercial issues.
  • Evaluate supply chain and subcontract programmes including the Designer’s programme.
  • Collect and distribute feedback.
  • Assimilate and interpret information from tender documentation
  • Compliance with business processes and systems
  • Resource and cost load programmes in order to establish and maintain internal and external project controls reporting.
  • Undertake analytical assessment of programmes


Core Skills required for this post include

  • Previous construction experience, preferably for a tier Contractor, across a wide range of engineering projects prior to planning experience.
  • A Civil Engineering qualification is preferred.
  • A good understanding of commercial and contractual matters.
  • A clear ability for logical thinking and working in an ordered fashion.
  • Thorough experience and understanding of programming techniques.
  • Competency in the use of P6 on NEC contracts
  • A demonstrable ability to produce short and medium-term programmes.
  • Solid EoT experience and knowledge of Change Management process.
  • A sound knowledge of typical production rates
  • The ability to communicate and report effectively.
  • Previous experience on large highly regulated projects advantageous
  • The ability to work to defined, often challenging, timescales.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships on projects and interface with operational teams and suppliers.
  • Support the commercial teams on projects.
  • Proficient in the use of Power BI
  • Take ownership and contribute to planning, programme and risk from the design phase through to project completion.


A split site/home arrangement can be considered for person residing in the north of England.

Previous recent UK working history is essential for this opportunity as well as eligibility to obtain the required clearances. 


If you are interested and have the experienced requested above, then please lodge your CV here now.