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Planning Manager

Location: City of London Salary: £70.000 - £80.000 + package

Planning Manager -  London Office 

Our client is an established and respected general Civil engineering sub-contractor operating across Europe. Their European division undertakes large civil engineering packages on behalf of Tier-1 main contractors primarily involved in the construction of data centre and pharmaceutical schemes. Civils Packages undertaken include; Groundworks, Concrete / RC Frame, Superstructure, Builders works, Piling and External Works


Your job as a lead planner will require you to work on several projects during the pre-construction and tendering phases, including civil, utility, and infrastructure projects.

Deliverables for key roles:

  • Close collaboration with the pre-construction team to develop effective work-program strategies for bid submissions, ensuring that all opportunities and risks are evaluated within the programme.
  • Cooperation with both internal and external teams.
  • Advising or helping a group of planners.
  • Ensure that pre-contract and project teams have access to an efficient and qualified planning and programming solution, ensuring uniformity across all business units.
  • Take the lead in programme meetings, whether they are internal or for clients, such as Tenders and Live Projects.
  • Making sure that the programme material complies in a functional way with the planning guidelines
  • Minimum requirements/experience include:
  • A suitable degree in engineering or construction, or an equivalent.
  • Operational experience, such as that of a site engineer or agent, along with considerable expertise providing planning services for medium- to large-scale projects in the UK
  • Planning contracts experience

Both necessary and desired skills:

  • Solid working understanding of Primavera P6, Asta, and MS Project, among other planning and scheduling applications.
  • Effective communication abilities as well as business and financial acumen.
  • A capable teammate.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the design process, procurement procedures, and general construction.
  • A range of methods for measuring performance, such as critical path/progress analysis.
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.