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£70k p/a

Start date


Role Description

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Building Construction Planning Manager for a permanent staff role, working for our client, a major engineering and construction company at their site in Wiltshire.

This role will involve the management of the planning for large construction projects throughout the Army Garrisons in Wiltshire, leading a team of planners as instructed by the Chief Planning Manager.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Management and leadership of allocated planning resources.
  • Development of staff, including PDR's, appraisals and training.
  • Liaise with the Chief Planning Manager to ensure that sufficient resources are identified to support allocated projects.
  • Provide guidance and motivate staff.
  • Review and audit all planning processes on allocated construction projects.
  • Liaise with the project management teams on all planning matters.
  • Production of tender information and programmes, analysis of information produced by reporting staff prior to submission.
  • Analyse and evaluate construction methods, techniques and logistics.
  • Attend adjudication meetings and present detailed explanation of programme and methodology.
  • Set standards, prepare presentations and attend customer interviews.
  • Preparation of the Master / Contract / Managing Programme and supporting information.
  • Analyse / prepare project progress positions and forecast project completions.
  • Identify project risks / opportunities and participate in the management process.
  • Preparation of entitlement submissions.
  • Ensure that all aspects of safety are taken into consideration when planning a project.
  • Maintain close relationships and liaise with other members of the Planning job family, contribute to the transfer of best practice.

Skills and Experience required:

  • Extensive Building Construction Experience
  • Current onsite construction experience.
  • CSCS card.
  • P6 Primavera Experienced User
  • Familiar with building construction sequences, durations and production output rates.
  • Good communication skills

Please note that military security clearance will be required before commencement of role.  All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. 

Start date: October/November 2018

Location: Wiltshire

Salary: c. £70k p/a plus benefits.

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