Our client is a leading civil engineering and construction business operating across the UK and Ireland working on schemes up to £200m
Due to a significant workload they now have a requirement for a Principal Planning Engineer Civils to join their team in London.
Building relationships and collaborating with the site and commercial teams will be a key success factor- understanding what their needs are and how they and their team can translate them into programmes/reports and new systems.
This role very much calls for a hands-on planner, as they would support the more difficult/complex projects and/or work closely in supporting the assigned Planning Engineer. This is alongside the strategy/improvements aspect of the role.
Our client will consider more qualified candidates for this role, but they must have relevant site engineering and planning experience ideally within the Civil Engineering or Concrete Frame sectors
You would have a good handle on construction methodologies and have produced short term programmes.
Ideally you would have had some planning experience but in a short period of time would be expected to be self-sufficient in planning works for tenders, progress mark-ups, resource loading and be able to advise projects on where they might find opportunity to gain betterment on a project programme.
You will also be expected to contribute to the project reporting using KPIs centred around production rates and outputs.

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the industries leading contractors who also offer a flexible working environment from site based to office based to WFH (min 1-2 days/week)
Planning Overview
The Planning function is key to the success of a project – planning and sequencing the permanent works, logistics and temporary works phasing, engaging our project teams in BIM and assisting with development of the cost plan.

As a Senior Planner you will develop and implement project solutions, recording progress and setting the course for the short-, medium- and long-term project delivery. Working alongside their Heads of Delivery, Project Managers, Construction Managers, Engineers and Supervisors, you will proactively engage with the entire team, gaining vital experience of all roles involved in the construction process.

In addition, you will work closely with the Design and Operational teams, as well as the commercial function who will help to ensure cost controls are in place and monitored. When interacting with their clients, you will be an ambassador for the company
Personal Qualifications/Experience

  • Looking to progress a career as a Senior Project Planner specifically within civils, groundworks and RC Frame
  • Production of Tender Programmes
  • Experience working closely with the Bid team
  • Sector experience ideally includes commercial /industrial /healthcare/education
  • You will be an outgoing, personable individual with exceptional communication skills.
  • Asta/Planning programmes/software experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

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