Design and Build Planner - Bristol - Regional Contractor

Devon, England • Negotiable dependent on experience • Permanent • UK Construction Jobs

Construction Design and Build Planner wanted! Or are you a construction Project Manager looking for a change in career path who is based in Exeter?

Thatcher Associates are assisting an established regional contractor on their search for an experienced Planner either up and coming or at a more senior level to join their team. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of schemes throughout Devon and Somerset. Assisting with projects from start to finish aiding with pre-con applications, preparation of design, procurement and construction programmes. 

About the role 
  • You will be responsible for providing full project planning support from pre-tender stage to completion;
  • At pretender stage, the Planner you will ensure that the tender programme is translated into a consolidated project programme encompassing design, procurement and operations;
  • When implementing planning you will consider the physical, environmental and social impact of proposed developments;
  • Alongside the Project Manager, you will assist in liaising with the clients ensuring that the project is running in accordance with time and budget constraints;
  • You will work alongside the Cost Manager in order to forecast and allocate resources and manage cost throughout the project;
  • Scheduling labour, selecting of major plant and access equipment e.g. scaffold schedules; tower crane utilisation and temporary works;
  • Preparing detailed working programmes.
  • Has experience of providing project planning support, excellent report writing skills.
  • Able to interpret data from various sources;
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills;
  • Effective written communication;
  • A creative and innovative approach with an aptitude for problem solving;
  • Good commercial awareness and understanding of various construction sectors;
  • Identifying and selecting the appropriate techniques and sequence of events for each project;
  • Analysing sites & local environments to determine appropriate logistics solutions and resources;
Qualifications/ Experience
  • Ideally Degree qualified, minimum qualification to HNC, HND level;
  • Experience of complete programme delivery within the construction industry in necessary. 
  • Ideally you will currently be working for a PLC building contractor or regional contractor.
  • Ideally you will already have experience working on projects between £1 - £35 million.
How to apply

If you think this opportunity is right for you and you want to know more please click on the 'apply now' button and submit your CV. Alternatively you can contact Fiona Corbett for a confidential chat on - 0117 934 9555.

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