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Senior Planner

Job Title: Senior Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG222
Job Published: November 25, 2018 13:28

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Senior Planner to join our Residential South team in Leatherhead, to provide an effective and professional planning and programming service for pre-contract and project teams.


Wates Residential is responding to the needs of its customers by developing mixed tenure housing schemes in partnership with both public and private sector organisations.


Our business covers new-build and partnership housing development activities, reaffirming our long-term commitment to deliver more and better homes; helping to tackle the UK’s urgent need for new housing.


 Key Accountabilities will include:


Instigate and monitor a balanced suite of performance measurement criteria throughout a project’s lifecycle
Ensure proper integration of design and procurement elements of programmes with construction
Produce integrated tender programme, logistic plans, method statements and present proposals at settlement meeting
Change management: review programme effect of changes and advise on EOT issues
Produce schedules as well as obtain and analyse quotes for temporary electrics, scaffolding hoisting & mobile/static craneage.
Accountability for several live and tender projects at any one time and manage all to a successful conclusion with minimal supervision, this may involve supervising other Planners

To be successful in this role you will be a qualified Planner with effective communication skills and solid experience on large scale Residential projects. You will also have knowledge of a variety of performance measurement techniques, such as Critical Path Analysis, Earned Value Analysis and use of Key Performance Indicators. Expert user of ASTA Powerproject software and knowledge of Syncro software would be an advantage.


A bit about us:


Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor specialising in maximising value for customers in the public and private sector, with an uncompromising focus on safety and quality.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.

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