Senior Planner Asta

Job Title: Senior Planner Asta
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Middlesex
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Full benefits package
Reference: AWN0294_1490373681
Contact Name: Alex White
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 24, 2017 16:41

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

*Integration into project teams
*Liaise with clients and external planning consultants
*Provide planning services to projects and proposals
*Lead programme meetings whether internally or presenting to clients
*Set up end to end programmes from appointment to commissioning and close out
*Set up and manage auditable trails of programmes
*Collate and validate project progress and report to the Divisional Director
*Contribute to the efficient way the department is run by feeding lessons learnt and innovation back into the department
*Understand what makes each project tick and establish programmes around key milestones
*Critical Path analysis
*Identify and manage project risk
*Ability to contribute to problem-solving
*React to client change with "big picture" thinking
*Ability to produce detailed programmes and options quickly as required by clients
*Ability to advise clients on "last possible moment" decision milestones
*Develop relationships with internal teams, consultants, clients and suppliers
*Train non planners in planning principles, techniques and software


*Proven understanding of planning and rescheduling techniques
*Proven understanding of the full project cycle and any relative constraints
*Proven understanding of M&E infrastructure
*Proven understanding of different forms of procurement
*Strategic and "big picture" thinker
*Software operations relevant to job role [Asta, MS Project]
*Experience of being involved in the planning & proposals process within the fit out industry
*Presentation skills
*Planning experience in a range of business sectors including: trading, retail, leisure, corporate and media
*Ability to prepare and deliver programming and planning in accordance with the guidelines set down by the Society of Construction Law, Delay and Disruption Protocol
*Ability to manage own workload
*Team player
*Passionate and driven
*Have pride in the work produced
*Flexible, positive approach
*Confident communicator
*Good people skills
*Empathetic towards others' needs and objectives
*Accurate reporting skills
*Attention to detail