Planner / Senior Planner - Construction

£75,000 - £95,000

UK / South East

Construction, House Building & Development



David Weaving
020 8892 0115

David is an Associate Director at MRG and joined the business in 2011. He is responsible for the main contractor division in the Twickenham office covering South & West London, the South Home Counties and the Thames Valley. He spent eight years in sales before his move int


Job Description

REF: 13011
Posted: 07 November 2017
Closes: 01 February 2018

MRG are currently working with a leading National Building Contractor to appoint a Planner, based from their regional office in Slough, Berkshire.

As an experienced Senior Planner you will be educated to professional level with a relevant degree or equivalent in a core business discipline and you will have extensive experience in programme and project planning, including programme controls, logistics reviews, and cost and risk analysis.

You will have the ability to plan construction works from first principles, preferably with experience of multi discipline projects and you will have extensive pre-construction and site experience on schemes ranging from £10m to in excess of £50m.

You will monitor progress throughout the construction process, compare this with the projected schedule of work, report findings and recommend solutions to recover delays. You will liaise directly with site teams and provide expert advice and guidance on planning solutions as required.

You should have experience as a Senior Planner within the construction market, ideally for a Tier 1 UK Contractor. You will need to be highly experienced with Asta and have a proven track record in a similar main contractor.

You will have highly developed interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to quickly assimilate information.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Project Planning using Asta and MS Project Software;
  • Project Progress Measuring, Monitoring and Reporting;
  • Establishing and implementing robust project controls and accurate reporting and forecasting;
  • Sub-contractor Progress Monitoring;
  • Liaise with the client, subcontractors and consultancy designers on all matters relating to planning.

The successful candidate can expect a salary of between £75,000 - £95,000 per annum plus car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, flexible working and bonus scheme.

For a confidential discussion and / or a full job description and information pack, please contact advisors at The Management Recruitment Group on 0208 892 0115.

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