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Senior Planner - Wokingham - Up to £80,000`

  • Salary: Up to £80000.00 per annum
  • Location: Wokingham, Berkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: BBBH384777

Job description

Our Client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Planner to join the civil engineering function within our Regional South team working on a £110million highway scheme in Wokingham. The project consists of 9 separate highway schemes including greenfield roadworks and structures.

Under the supervision of the Project Lead, you will be responsible for implementing the requirements of the tender and / or project planning procedures, ensuring compliance with the business management system and for some aspects of team management, as and when required;

What you'll be doing

As, Senior Planner, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Responsible at tender stage to the Bid Manager for the range of activities involved in the project planning life cycle, which includes:
    • Ensuring that the programme content is functionally compliant with the planning procedures and guidance;
    • Identifying planning scope, major constraints and contract requirements;
    • Identifying major quantities and factors affecting the programme;
    • Establishing and agreeing with Operations construction outputs and agreeing working hours with appropriate Estimator;
    • Establishing and agreeing with Operations and Bid Team key methods of construction, sequencing, installation and commissioning;
    • Producing and documenting the planning deliverables including programmes, planning philosophy, presentations and reports;
    • Producing the Tender Programme and supporting information in accordance with the tender requirements;
    • Developing overall programmes, issue to all parties for review and implement recommendations, innovation and best practice as applicable;
    • Reconciling company and sub-contract plant/labour and major materials elements in conjunction where appropriate Applying resource levelling techniques as necessary;
    • Interfacing with third parties to identify and resolve issues.
  • In addition to the above, at contract stage the Senior Planner is accountable to the Project Lead for:
    • Ensuring that the Contract Programme is produced, managed and maintained in accordance with the planning procedures;
    • The overall planning strategy and the timing & sequence of the Contract Programme activities;
    • The issue and communication of the Contract Programme to the Project Lead for onward issue to Client and Project Team;
    • Ensuring that all other project planning and programming necessary for the execution of the contract is properly undertaken.
  • Provide support, as required to the BIM Co-ordinators to meet the project requirements or tender submission deliverables;
  • Set up appropriate lean visual programme metrics to assist the Project Team to timely deliver projects and improve productivity, performance and safety of projects;
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm;

Who we're looking for

The following experience and qualifications are required:-

  • Substantial experience of planning services within large complex environments within the construction and engineering industry;
  • Good experience in the use of planning techniques and the required planning toolsets;
  • Good understanding of various forms of tender documents, contract documents and specifications;
  • Good understanding of various methods of planning, programming and progress monitoring;
  • Good understanding of risk and opportunity management with particular reference to planning/programming;
  • Good understanding of the events that initiate, and of the methods used to demonstrate, delay or change entitlement;
  • Good understanding of the construction market, methods of construction, plant, equipment and labour requirements;
  • Relevant CSCS Card;
  • A degree, or HND in a relevant subject is desirable, as is Professional membership of one or more of the following: RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE;
  • Plus additional skills from the CSUK Planning Development and Gap Analysis Tool.

If this role would be of interest please apply to this advert or forward a copy of your CV

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