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Senior Planner

Job Title: Senior Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG279
Job Published: March 20, 2019 10:29

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Senior Planner to join our London Construction planning team to provide an effective and professional planning and programming service for pre-contract and project teams to completion of the project, on complex or major projects or a cluster of projects.


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 and method statement and present proposals to settlement meeting
Change management: review programme effect of changes and advise on EOT issues
Produce schedules as well as obtain and analyse quotes for all time-related preliminaries
Accountability for the most complex, largest or several significant projects and manage all to a successful conclusion with minimal supervision, this may involve supervising other Planners.

We are looking for a professional planner with knowledge of commonly used forms of construction contracts as well as an awareness of a variety of performance measurement techniques, such as Critical Path Analysis, Productivity Analysis and use of Key Performance Indicators.


To be successful in this role you will be an experienced Planner with effective communication skills and solid experience on projects valued between £10 - £150 million. .


A bit about us:


Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


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. We have a proven track record in all our core markets: commercial and mixed use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, local authority frameworks, inner-city residential, senior living, industrial and research, we’re also experts in sustainability and ensuring we create a better tomorrow.


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.


Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognised for this through accolades including The Queen’s Award for Sustainability, C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).