Senior Planner

Job Title: Senior Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey, England
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + leading benefits package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TG64481_1499763118
Contact Name: Tisha Garnes
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 11, 2017 09:51

Job Description

A well-known and respected construction business is seeking a Senior Planner to join their team. This position will be based in Surrey, but may require travel in and around London and as projects necessitate. The majority of the projects they are working on currently are commercial projects with values typically up to £60m.

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.
  • 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.
  • Work with supply chain to provide specialist input especially M&E.
  • Audit live projects to verify progress reports as need arises.
  • Mentor trainees when on secondment to procurement team including reviews.
  • Prepare temporary works schemes including scaffolding, site logistics, etc. and obtain competitive quotations for inclusion in tender submissions

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

The package

Senior Planner requirement salary of up to £75,000 per annum plus a wonderful benefits package (although this is dependent upon years' experience).

Apply now for immediate consideration for this as Senior Planner. Project Resource has one of the largest specialist planning and project controls divisions in the UK. We've been helping companies source Planners since 2002. Ask for Tisha Garnes or Bill Wynn on 0118-952-2240.s