Regional Planner

£50000 - £60000 per annum Benefits DOE

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Regional Planner on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Stirling. For further information about this position please apply.

Are you interested in Senior Planner jobs within the construction industry based in Aberdeen? You will have the opportunity to be working for multi-skilled organisation that prides itself on its people and recruiting the best talent.

Job Title: Regional Planner

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Aberdeen

Industry: Construction

The organisation:

This Regional Planner job opportunity is based in Aberdeen.

You will be working for a leading construction contractor in Scotland, who has an excellent reputation in the market and deliver building projects in both the public and private sector. They are a traditional building contractor with expertise in all forms of construction from steel frame, timber kit and traditional builds. The company has a collaborative approach and are committed to delivering an exceptional product every time.

Key responsibilities:

You will be responsible for providing planning support throughout the whole life cycle of projects as required.

  • Create Tender programmes based on Tender Package information (drawings, specifications, bills of quantities, etc.) and attend site to investigate existing conditions and restraints in conjunction with Pre-Construction Team.
  • Confirm Tender programme viability with key subcontractors.
  • Produce design, work package, procurement, and statutory approvals programmes.
  • Develop previous Tender Programme to Contract Status, incl. Full Critical Path Analysis in conjunction with Construction Team.
  • Weekly progress monitoring on Delivery Programme (DP) through company progress tracker spreadsheet or SP App and provide dropline programmes (Straight, Jagged, Critical Path & Trade Extracts) to full site team
  • Weekly analysis / interrogation on programme to provide monthly progress records and compile As Built programmes enabling 'lessons learnt analyses.
  • Ongoing maintenance of OneNote Records (Risk Register, Delay Register, Change Register and Progress Tracker).
  • Maintain full change log records, for all programmes, as per Planning Process.
  • Monthly provide Contract Programme (CP) updates to Project Progress Meetings
  • Monthly visits to site to conduct review of progress and review with team delays, risks, and critical path analysis.
  • Produce Extension of Time (EoT) programmes based on delay events, evidenced using Delay Register and As-Built Records. This should show full impact analysis and be able to be used in event of dispute for use in adjudication process

Skills & experience:

  • Have a background in Construction and looking to transition over to Planning?
  • Have knowledge of Construction processes and procedures from tender stage to completion?
  • Experienced with Asta Powerproject?
  • Experienced with Microsoft Excel and Word?
  • Able to work independently and manage own workload but also work effectively as part of a team


  • Early finish Friday (3:30pm)
  • 32 days annual holiday entitlement
  • Company vehicle provided
  • Access to Well-being Champions and Mental Health First Aiders
  • Generous contributory personal Pension Scheme
  • Salary exchange pension with employer NI savings included
  • Profit share scheme
  • Excellent death in service cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme including 5 counselling sessions

If you are interested in the position of Regional Planner in Aberdeen, please apply with your up-to-date CV. No cover letter is required.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Louise Rees
Senior Manager
Property & Construction Team
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