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Assistant Planner

Job Title: Assistant Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead
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Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG214
Job Published: October 30, 2018 10:16

Job Description

We have an opportunity for an Assistant Planner to join our London Construction planning team to provide an effective and professional planning and programming service for pre-contract and project teams to completion of the project, on complex or major projects or a cluster of projects.

 

Key Accountabilities will include:

Assist in the  monitoring of a balanced suite of performance measurement criteria throughout a project’s lifecycle
Assist in the  proper integration of design and procurement elements of programmes with construction
Assist in the Production of the integrated tender programme and method statement and present proposals to settlement meeting
Assist in Change management: review programme effect of changes and advise on EOT issues
Assist in the Production of schedules as well as obtain and analyse quotes for all time-related preliminaries
 

We are looking for an assistant planner with some knowledge of commonly used forms of construction contracts as well as some awareness of a variety of performance measurement techniques, such as Critical Path Analysis, Productivity Analysis and use of Key Performance Indicators.

 

To be successful in this role you will have an interest in the whole construction process, be an effective communicator and be able to develop and maintain good working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

 

A bit about us:

 

Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.

 

Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor specialising in maximising value for customers in the public and private sector, with an uncompromising focus on safety and quality. We have a proven track record in all our core markets: commercial and mixed use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, local authority frameworks, inner-city residential, senior living, industrial and research, we’re also experts in sustainability and ensuring we create a better tomorrow.

 

As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.

 

Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.

 

Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognised for this through accolades including The Queen’s Award for Sustainability, C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).