Project Planner - Construction

£50,000 - £55,000

UK / West Midlands

Construction, House Building & Development

Permanent

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David Weaving
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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

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Job Description

REF: 13769
Posted: 02 July 2018
Closes: 28 February 2019

MRG are currently working with a leading National Building Contractor to appoint a Planner / Project Planner, based from their regional office in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.

As an experienced Planner / Project 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 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.

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
  • Identify project critical success factors for the programme and make other team members aware of these
  • Collaborate with other company staff to ensure that works are planned and organised accordingly
  • Challenge and verify suppliers and sub-contractors programme and methodology
  • Develop with guidance Pre-construction, design and procurement programmes
  • Undertake what-if scenarios and report their projected outcomes
  • Independently prepare phasing, logistics and time slices along with associated methodology / narratives as required by the tender deliverables
  • Identify requirements for temporary works and liaise with temporary works coordinator
  • Compile prelim books for adjudication

The successful candidate can expect a salary of between £50,000 - £55,000 per annum plus car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, flexible working and bonus scheme.

For a confidential discussion and / or a full job description, please contact advisors david.weaving@mrgpeople.co.uk at The Management Recruitment Group on 020 3962 9900.

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