Senior Planner – Civil Engineering

Our client is a leading civil engineering and infrastructure services contractor in the UK, with an annual turnover in the region of £200m. The company provides a broad range of quality services including construction and refurbishment of client owned assets with a significant input into feasibility and design to facilitate value engineered solutions in the Civils Industry
Key Objectives
Provide Pre and Post Contract Planning services and advice to all construction, estimating, surveying departments and clients representatives on time, resource and performance requirements on individual projects.

  • Provide leadership and take responsibility for the planning and production control processes  
  • Communicate a logical sequence of events, ensure that all programmes are compliant with the Project requirements, and are co-created and adopted by the whole construction team; ensuring that the most economical/ advantageous construction solutions are adopted.
  • Provide leadership, support and training for assistant/junior planners and production controllers and contribute to their career development.
  • Analyse performance/ provide and maintain progress reports, and advise team of likely impact and recommend solutions. 
  • Provide key resource requirements.
  • Contribute to accurate preliminary assessment of time resource and performance requirements.
  • Provide/ coordinate time related information for 2nd and 3rd tier suppliers.
  • Represent the Project with the contractor and stakeholders.
  • Provide expert content to documents and submissions.
  • Provide general support to management
  • Awareness of Environmental issues within the construction company environment and the Environmental Manual policy and objectives

Key Skills

  • Competent (and confident) in technical aspects of planning.
  • Technically confident.
  • Experienced in a wide range of contracts/ work types.
  • Good communicator.
  • Team player.
  • Experienced in construction methods.
  • Able to provide quality information within deadlines.
  • Empathy with other departments and projects.
  • Flexible.
  • P6 primevara

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