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Construction Planner

Job Title: Construction Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: ICO1846
Job Published: October 02, 2018 08:39

Job Description

Reference numberIC01846RegionUKLocationSouth EastSub locationSurreyFunctionConstruction ManagementEmployment typeFull TimeHourly Rate BandsN/ASalaried/Hourly-PaidSalaried
Long term major infrastructure investment in airports is forecast to continue across the UK providing significant opportunities at regional and national airports. Our business plans are based on ambitious and realistic growth in the sector providing a broad range of airside and non-airside infrastructure to key customers.
To match our ambitions we require talented professionals to join our growing aviation team to secure and deliver aviation projects for our key Customers. Our aim is to attract the very best people to work with us in an environment that is challenging and rewarding and offers real opportunities for development and career growth. If you feel you can contribute to our continued success we would be delighted to learn more about you
Job Summary 
Responsible for the contract programmes for design and construct projects, from initial compilation at tender to update and progress during construction to Completion. Projects will include aviation sector contracts under framework agreement and as competitively tendered schemes. Programmes will be in Microsoft project, Asta power project and or Primavera P6.
Review contract documents, specifications, scope and test schedules;
Develop initial tender and contract programmes, sequence of work and construction methodologies;
Plan project work and identify resource requirements (labour, plant, materials and S/Cs);
Produce or advise on short term working programmes for construction teams;
Monitor progress and productivity and report to team;
Identify and assess programme risks and produce mitigation plans with project team;
Produce monthly progress reports for client and internal issue;
Identify alternative methodologies / sequences to improve project completion date;
Liaise with designers, subcontractors, third parties e.g. licensing authorities;
Liaise with Client planning team and communicate through client portal as required;
Produce records, progress reports and project related documents and communicate with all levels of staff regarding progress and project issues;
Directly supervises Assistant Planner/Planner where required.
Relevant construction training;
Specialist planning training;
Preferably degree qualified in a construction related subject;
Proven experience from construction background demonstrating progress to Senior Planner through career development with both theoretical and practical experience;
Ideally will have previously held a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor;
Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Project software;
Knowledge and experience of Asta software;
Knowledge and experience of Primerva software (essential);
Aviation experience (desirable);
NEC3 Experience (essential).
Innovative, creative thinker;
Experienced people manager;
Holds a UK Driving Licence.
Interserve's vision is to redefine the future for people and places. We are one of the world's foremost support services and construction companies, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and front-line public services. Interserve is based in the UK and is listed in the FTSE 250 index. We have gross revenue of £3.62 billion and a workforce of 80,000 people worldwide.

We are an Investors in Diversity accredited Company & committed to equal opportunities for all.

We are looking for an experienced Construction Planner to work at our site at Gatwick Airport and at other UK airport sites as required. This role is offered on a full time basis. In return we are offering a competitive salary, plus company car/allowance, flexible benefits, 26 days annual leave entitlement, share plans, company pension and private medical insurance 

As part of our recruitment process all job offers are subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.

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