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  • Ref: P/CF_1547227515

  • Permanent

  • Aberdeen

  • £Negotiable

  • End: 1st Sep 2019


The Company

Our client, have been in operation for over 50 years and are involved in many sectors including: Building, Civil engineering, water and energy. They have offices in England, Ireland and Scotland, they have built a strong reputation focusing on value engineering, quality and sustainability.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Planner to join our clients’ team based in Aberdeen on a large civils’ project. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work in a dynamic and rewarding working environment, which will provide them with a significant opportunity.

We are seeking an experienced and pragmatic professional to work with the Directors and senior staff to support the continuing growth of the business. This individual must be a proven leader with strong people skills to manage a busy a fast paced working environment.

The Job

The successful candidate will provide management and support to the Pre & Post Contract Team by preparing, monitoring and reporting tender and contract programmes for building and construction projects throughout UK and ROI. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a working involvement in a balance of tenders and live projects at any one time.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for all scheduling and planning activities as per tender and contract requirements.
  • Create, maintain and review construction programmes and schedules. Develop pre construction requirements and produce schedules to achieve construction dates.
  • Fully understand project programmes and schedules and communicate to the wider team.
  • Identify programme risks, make provision for them and apply solutions and problem solving techniques. Liaise with management and engineers to review the progress of construction projects and address issues.
  • Develop and present written method statements and programme commentaries.
  • Co-ordinate work activity with external contractors, third parties, suppliers and other stakeholders.
  • Consult and negotiate with third parties including consultants, designers and developers as required.
  • Monitor live projects through regular site inspections and provide progress reports to present to the project team, senior management and client as required.
  • Provide information for and attend pre-tender, mid tender and post tender interviews or meetings.
  • Undertake detailed analysis of delays in contract plans and report accordingly to line manager.
  • Undertake revisions of project programmes as and when required.
  • Produce programme information and presentations to support bids and quality submissions.
  • Provide planning input/information for PQQs, tender responses including quality submissions.

The Candidate

You will have:

  • At least five years pre and post contract experience in a construction planning role on major projects.
  • Strong knowledge of planning requirements of different forms of construction contracts.
  • Strong understanding of modern building techniques, plant and equipment and an appreciation of logistical needs/issues.
  • Appreciations of the impact of cost in the completion of a programme and development of a construction solutions.
  • Good career continuity.
  • Experienced user of Asta Powerproject, Primavera or MS Project
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook) and database software.

You will be/have:

  • Educated to degree level in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent qualification. Candidates without this level of education may be considered if they can demonstrate suitable work experience as deemed appropriate by Management.
  • An appropriate and valid CSCS / CSR card.
  • Full Driving License.

For more information, please apply online attaching an up to date CV.

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