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Construction Planner

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Job Description

Working with a well established and now significantly growing private contractor, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Construction Planner.
Owing to a significant period of growth, in terms of project values, overall turnover, geographical coverage and thus staff numbers, my client are looking to recruit an experienced Planner.

Based in Manchester they have been a leading regional contractor for the past 4 decades and have been known for quality construction across a number of sectors. Currently they have projects on site in the following sectors; commercial, industrial, residential (house building and high-rise mixed-use developments), Education, Healthcare and Leisure. With previous typical project values of circa £5m they are now looking to significantly increase their typical project value.
With this push to larger and more complex projects they have a requirement for an experienced Planner who has previous experience of projects from £5m to £25m across the above sectors.

You will have experience in the role over at least 5 to 10 years working for main contractors in the building sector. Ideally you could have worked for a top 20 contractor in the UK.

You will be competent with multiple software packages including Asta, Project and P6.
The role will include:
Liaising with on-site and project management teams on all planning matters.
Assisting in the production of tender information and programmes.
Analysing and evaluating construction methods, techniques and logistics.
Preparing presentations with Design and Senior Management teams and attending client meetings.
Preparing master/contracts/Managing programmes.
Producing forecast reports.

The successful candidate will have the following credentials;
Extensive experience working on multi-million pound construction projects (preferably with blue-chip main contractors).
Relevant CSCS certification.
Extensive communication skills, in order to liaise with multiple project stake-holders.
A HNC or equivalent in Construction is preferable.

For the right candidate my client are renegotiable on salary with such being with a full benefits package.

For more information please contact your Construction Specialist Kris Convery on 01695556800.

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