Senior Planner

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Our client is an international Tier 1 Main Contractor and a one of the industries well known and respected companies who has a long and proud trading history dating back over 100 years. The company culture is one that is truly collaborative, their ethos is based on delivering quality through teamwork and high standards of performance, backed by a highly experienced leadership team where managers take a hands on approach. They believe in developing successful relationships both internally and externally, trust and respect are cornerstones that have shaped the business and they have a clear vision for the future with a strong emphasis on their environmental and social responsibilities. They are looking for individuals who share these values, are forward thinking and want to be part of a growing company who have the financial strength and expertise to realise people's aspirations and enjoy a long and enjoyable career working on some of London's high profile and prestigious build projects. Current projects include Healthcare & Pharma, Commercial, Residential and Mixed used Developments.

Due to them securing an impressive portfolio of major build projects they are looking for a Senior Planner to join their Oxford project team with occasional visits to their North London office. The successful candidate will need to have great experience within the industry and a proven track record within a Planning Manager role. The ideal candidate will need to possess a degree qualification and have residential project experience.

Your key responsibilities will include:
* Lead in the development of the baseline contract programme, covering all aspects of design, procurement, construction, commissioning and handover. All elements to be fully logic linked and have a critical path.
* To develop a 4D graphical model, where required or 2D phasing plans. To represent the sequence of build, phasing and logistics.
* To review risk and opportunities for every programme produced and highlight potential mitigation measures in the programme. Including float and time risk allowances.
* Produce a construction methodology in close cooperation with the project team to effectively demonstrate the construction techniques and sequencing in order to successfully deliver projects.
* To use the 4D model and/or 2D phasing information to highlight the current progress position of the programme.
* Undertake proactive peer reviews of other planners programmes to ensure consistency and continuity within the planning department.
* Develop tracking schedules as required to maintain information and control the production of programmes by the subcontractors.
* To report back to the Regional Planner the current programme position on all projects they are working on a weekly / monthly basis. To regular review programmes, outputs and phasing with the Regional Planner.
* Prove programme periods by means of sub-contractor liaison, benchmarking from previous or similar projects and project team consultation.
* Check the quality of the production of planning and programme documents generally under their control. Including the site teams and assistant planners.
* To report the programme position at the monthly contract review meeting.

Essential skills will include:
* Essential knowledge and ability of NEC3 & JCT Contracts and Asta Powerproject.
Construction related academic qualification (min HNC/NVQ4), wide ranging experience in building projects, heavy civils experience useful, but not essential.
* 4D fundamental skills level would also be desirable.
* An energetic, proactive, hands-on and self-motivated approach.
* An understanding of planning processes & activities.
* Proficient experience in software use: MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word.
* Some knowledge and practice in simple 3D / 4D modelling.
* Knowledge of general construction techniques and methods.
* Health & Safety (CSCS) qualification and training.
* Good communication skills, ability to work within a team environment or as an individual and be prepared to respond directly to Clients' requests or enquiries.

In return the business will provide a structure for clear progression and support you throughout your career through professional development and a structured training regime. They pride themselves on their commitment to retaining individuals through a positive work culture and excellent benefits.

If you feel this position matches your current skillset and experience then please apply.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age
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