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Planner – Consultancy – London

Location: London Salary: £70.000 - £75.000 + package

Planner – Consultancy – London – Major Projects  

Experience working for project management consultancies, planning engineering or client side preferred – across a broad scope of construction sectors including residential, mixed-use, commercial, education, healthcare & hotels.

  • A minimum of 6 years’ technical delivery experience gained within a construction consultancy or contractor.
  • Experience in varied sectors and procurement forms including NEC.
  • Experience in use of programme software: Asta PowerProject, Oracle Primavera (P6) software &/or Microsoft Project experience
  • Experience within Project Controls / Programme Management environment.
  • Pre- and post-contract experience.
  • Good technical writing, client-facing and communication skills.
  • Articulate: Able to communicate complex issues in a clear manner, both verbally and written.
  • Analytical thinking: Able to demonstrate a logical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to achieve buy-in to work from clients and other project stakeholders.
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute.
  • A team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible.


  • Provide a Planning and Programming service to both external and internal clients, ensuring that all time related issues within projects are effectively considered and are able to be controlled or addressed. This programme offer can span all stages of the construction project life from concept and feasibility stages through to occupation.
  • Provide consultancy advise on all programming and monitoring issues
  • Prepare high level strategic programmes to identify and assess impact of key sequence, responsibilities and key strategies
  • Monitor and report against programmes at all stages of pre-construction and construction, including the use of S-curves, trend analysis, baselines, Critical Path analysis, rescheduling etc.
  • Undertake analysis of tender and contract programmes from Contractors.
  • Prepare Critical Path analysis.
  • Establish sequence, durations and options for all stages of projects including design and procurement, legal, financial, gateways, construction & commissioning.
  • Co-ordinate with project teams including clients, project managers, cost consultants, design and other consultants, and contractors, to negotiate and co-ordinate project programme issues.
  • Provide consultancy advice on delay mitigation and undertake comprehensive delay and forensic analysis activities.
  • Develop site logistic and phasing management plans.
  • Resource programmes to demonstrate key inputs & outputs.
  • Working in any or all sectors of the Construction industry including residential, retail, commercial, life sciences, health, education and transport / infrastructure.
  • A key contributor in the Project Management team assisting in the successful implementation and delivery of large, complex projects.
  • Actively involved in business development and maintaining client relations.
  • Delivering all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner
  • Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner; meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients to form strong working relationships


  • APM / CIOB Qualification obtained.
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level.
To consistently deliver a recruitment service that's of an exceptional standard and guided by values of performance, trust, transparency and respect.
To work in partnership and thoroughly understand the needs and preferences of both our clients and candidates.
Collaborative, passionate, reliable and adaptable - we do not promise what we cannot deliver.