Planner / Senior Planner - Construction - Woking

£85,000 - £95,000

UK / South East

Construction, House Building & Development



David Weaving
020 3962 9900

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: 13768
Posted: 02 July 2018
Closes: 30 November 2018

Due to sustained business growth and a business review a Planner is required by an established privately owned main contractor based in Surrey.

Either an office or site based role, depending upon the project requirement - you will be involved at Pre and Post Contract stages on a multimillion pound redevelopment in Surrey.

The development is centred on an external public space in the town with generous landscaping and a substantial dining district. It will also be the address for almost 400 new homes including two tall residential buildings.

A third tower will incorporate an international 4-Star hotel with spa, gym and two restaurants, one of which is located on Level 22 to exploit the magnificent views. This comprehensive, mixed-use development will also include a medical facility and additional car parking.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Provide trade programme, logistic plan, logistic sequence drawings and progress tracking schedules
  • Monitor construction against sub-contract planning schedules
  • Sound knowledge of current market prices for construction work.
  • Ability to work with internal and external stakeholder e.g. client and consultancies
  • Commercially aware of the contractual implications of common forms of contract.
  • Ability to lead and mentor less experienced team members
  • Demonstrate full commercial awareness of supply chain prime cost build ups and be able to constructively challenge specific quotations.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for value engineering and achieve best value prime cost.
  • Ability to interrogate designs and constructively challenge consultant teams.

Possessing a stable employment history within main contracting in a Planning role, you will be looking for an opportunity to join a stable business offering a varied project portfolio; computer literate with experience of using ASTA being a distinct advantage.

Operating across the Southern Home Counties, you will be best located in and around the Surrey area as you will be required to travel to sites within the operational area as and when required.

This Planner role is offering a basic salary of up to £95,000 p.a. with a comprehensive benefits package.

This is an excellent opportunity to further develop your planning career under a very experienced Planning Manager.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact David Weaving on 020 8892 0115 or

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