Job Title: Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + exemplary benefits scheme
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AM65509_1520526080
Contact Name: Anthony Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 08, 2018 16:21

Job Description

A well-known and respected construction business is seeking a Planner to join their team. This position will be based in Central London, but may require travel in and around London and as projects necessitate. The majority of the projects they are working on currently are commercial and residential projects with values typically up to £20m.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a well-respected business, with a strong planning team, with a strong portfolio of works, and strong team retention.

Experience sought

  • To oversee programme and planning activities where allocated in the pre-construction/design phase.
  • Assisting with the preparation of bid documentation including method statements and site logistic plans.
  • Input into the Project Execution Plans as handover document to construction team.
  • Programming includes all types such as construction, procurement and design.
  • Input into the project risk register.
  • Advise on the programme and method implications of any value engineering options that arise.
  • Input into 2nd stage works/negotiated projects from technical, programming and buildability perspectives.
  • Input into risk management procedures across the Division.
  • Create, own, update and communicate construction output rates and planning procedures across the Division.
  • Input into preparation of prelims book updating with output rates and ratios from completed projects.
  • Assess all bids for value engineering and alternatives with design and commercial teams.
  • Work closely with Estimators and Surveyors in preparing cost plans and final bid prices.
  • Audit live projects to verify progress reports as need arises.
  • Prepare temporary works schemes including scaffolding, site logistics, etc. and obtain competitive quotations for inclusion in tender submissions

The successful applicant will be involved in the project from inception through to completion and will be required to produce detailed project plans and the steady progress of the scheme. Other duties will include liaising with senior management, monthly reporting and dealing with subcontractors, etc.

The package

A salary of up to £50,000 per annum plus a wonderful benefits package (although this is dependent upon years' experience).