Construction Planner - Stevenage

From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
We are seeking a main contractor experienced Planner to be based in Stevenage on a permanent basis. Planner Job Description Company overview: A Main Contractor who have a reputation for delivering excellence and expertise over an established client base throughout the South East. Key sectors include education, healthcare, commercial, heritage and residential; often working within ‘live’ operational environments. Typical project values range from £500K to £25 million, contributing to an expected turnover of £80 million within this financial year. The success has been based around building and maintaining strong client relationships, with a focus on partnering and collaboration. As a result, approximately 70% of the business is with repeat clients or consultant teams. They recruiting for a Planner to work within a team of two on both pre-construction and live projects, the nature of the requirement is due to recent growth within the business and will be based at our Head Office in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. This role will offer the successful applicant the opportunity to grow and develop their career within a successful, progressive and privately owned principal contractor. Key responsibilities: To create, maintain, review and administer construction programmes Review tender documentation and create programmes to support bids Liaise with construction managers & commercial managers to review the progress of projects Monitor live projects against baselined programmes – create drop lined programmes Identifying programme risks and problem solving Travel to and visit sites as and when required Skills & experience required: Proficient using MS Project To have an understanding of construction techniques and an appreciation of logistical needs/issues Experience within a similar role with a main contractor Have knowledge of the planning requirements of different forms of construction contracts Understanding of various types of projects e.g. new build and refurbishment A practical understanding of the various sectors we work in e.g. commercial, residential, education & healthcare A basic understanding of M&E & structural elements Have an appreciation of the impact of cost in the compilation of a programme Package: The client recognise and appreciate the hard work and commitment of staff. Accordingly, the successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary, based on experience. In addition, they offer: 21 days annual holiday, plus 3 days over Christmas and all statutory holidays Auto-enrolled pension scheme Free daily parking at our Head Office Laptop and mobile telephone Free fruit and refreshments within the office This job was originally posted as