Senior Planner

DOE Benefits

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Senior Planner on a permanent basis. The position will be flexible on location, office based North East Scotland For further information about this position please apply.

Your new company

You will be working for an award-winning tier 1 contractor based in the North East & Highlands. They have an excellent reputation with a turnover in excess £500m. They strive to build a positive and lasting relationship within the communities they serve. This is reflected in the work they have done and repeated commitment they have had over the last fifty years. Project they are involved in include public and private sector customers. Their diverse portfolio reflects the expertise and capabilities that allows them to successfully deliver projects of all sizes and work across sectors including commercial, education, food and drink, healthcare, hospitality, PRS and student accommodation.

You'll join a business that thrives on achieving results and offers fantastic opportunities for career development.

Your new role

  • Strategic development of planning procedures to ensure best practice and robustness, including regional protocol for bid and construction stage planning, programme control and reporting
  • Provide planning support to all regional bids, managing the appraisal and review process to identify programme constraints, statutory and contractual obligations, analyse and manage programme risk, and develop efficient programme and logistics solutions and material in support of bid submissions
  • Support the bid team to achieve commercially attractive tender solutions
  • Co-ordinate / assist in the preparation and delivery of Client presentations / interview
  • Manage the transfer of programme intelligence from bid to contract stage, including programme assumptions, resource and output calculations, supply
  • Ensure operational programme reporting follows Critical Path Analysis principles and provides analysis and commentary on consumption of programme float
  • Undertake and prepare delay analysis and collation of reports in conjunction with Project Management Teams
  • Ensure that the regional planning function is kept abreast of the latest changes in legal opinion and case law

What you will need to succeed

  • Experience in a Planning role or significant experience in front-end construction project management
  • The ability to operate at a strategic level, reviewing and developing procedures to reflect industry best practice
  • To be able to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of design, procurement and commercial processes, and the inter dependencies and impact on planning and programming
  • To be able to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of forms of contract, construction law, construction technology, modern construction techniques and time and resource management

What you'll get in return

You will have the opportunity to work with a well-established Tier 1 company who deliver projects all over the UK and are based in North of Scotland. They have a genuine interest in career progression and stability. Excellent Salary package DOE Company car or car allowance. Pension Holiday entitlement along with a range of other benefits.

What you must do now

If you're interested in this job click "apply now" to forward on a up to date CV or call us now. If you this job is not for you, but you are looking for a new job please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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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