Senior Planner - Construction

Ref: VR/01235
Up to £60 000 plus car / car allowance, pension and healthcare

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting for an experienced Planner or Senior Planner to work for an exceptionally busy Tier 1 main contractor. Initially the role will be site based on a £70 million project in Edinburgh

Duties include:

  • Ensuring that the Contract Programme is produced, managed and maintained in accordance with the planning procedures. 
  • The overall planning strategy and the timing & sequence of the Contract Programme activities 
  • The issue and communication of the Contract Programme to the Project Lead for onward issue to Client and Project Team 
  • Ensuring that all other project planning and programming necessary for the execution of the contract is properly undertaken. 
  • Providing support, as required to the BIM Co-ordinators to meet the project requirements 
  • Setting up appropriate lean visual programme to assist the Project Team to timely deliver projects and improve productivity, performance and safety of projects
  • Liaising with the Client, subcontractors, suppliers and designers on all matters relating to planning.
  • Liaising with project teams to monitor progress and highlight deviations from schedule.
  • Preparing weekly / monthly / quarterly progress reports 
  • Attending and contributing towards site meetings.

Applications are welcome from candidates with:

  • Planning experience on high value construction projects
  • Asta experience
  • An understanding of various forms of tender documents, contract documents and specifications.