Senior Planner - Main Contractor - West Sussex
£75k + £6k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus + BUPA + 3x Life assurance + Pension
My client has been in operation for 51 years, starting off as a joinery company then moved into the regeneration market working on decent homes. 19 years ago they set up a New Build construction division. They have secured £220m worth of work and need a Senior Planner to be responsible for 120million worth of work. This will be a standalone role reporting into Planning Manager and supporting and reporting in to Senior Project Manager on site. The role will involve looking after live sites in Surey, Hampshire amd Sussex and workingon tenders at head office when required. Ideally you will come from a main contractors with solid experience working on residential schemes.
To provide Planning expertise in a number of projects, development, maintain and accurately reporting of the project Programme to Planning Manager and Project team.
Ensure that each aspect of the project is robustly planned, programmed to the appropriate level of detail, taking advice, knowledge and experience from each team member and subsequently communicated in a clear transparent manner.
Ensure progress against the plan is monitored, filed and analysed in a weekly and monthly basis.
Providing proactive, accurate and decision making schedule analysis to executive level management enabling them to provide decisions that positively impacts the Programme schedule position.
Acting as member of senior leadership that provides on going decisions and direction to stir the Programme to deliver on time, on cost and technical compliance products to the client.
Provision of Planning for peer reviews as appropriate.
Undertaking other duties as reasonably required from time to time by line and task management.
Thinks commercially, focuses on activities that will deliver real value for the projects.
Skills & Qualifications:
Main Contractor or Residential Developer experience is essential
Solid knowledge and understanding of Residential new build projects, low rise and high rise
Good experience in implementing best practice Planning processes and tools (e.g. Asta) in a complex, project environment.
Knowledge and experience of analysing critical path and schedule risk.
Degree in appropriate construction or technical discipline and a proven level of experience
If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please send an updated CV to (url removed) or call me for a confidential discussion on (phone number removed)