Construction Project Planner

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary £60000 - £70000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Sectors Built Environment
Contact NameAndreas Vella

Job description

Role: Construction Planner                                                                                                                                    
Location: Reading 
We are currently in the process of hiring a Construction Planner to assist in overseeing the logistics, budgets, and scheduling of a large-scale construction project located on a major framework based in Reading.
You will be expected to ensure the successful and smooth operation of projects from pre-con through to completion. You will work underneath the Senior Planner and alongside relevant Project Managers to prepare work programs per their guidelines and monitor the progress of projects to ensure completion within the specified budgets and schedules.

As a Construction Planner, your principal roles and responsibilities will include:
  • Establish working relationships with the internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of the project.
  • Establish and implement the Project Management Plan.
  • Develop the project budget and manage expenditure to achieve completion within budget.
  • Establish and control the project master program.
  • Monitor compliance with the construction program and identify mitigation plans if the project is delayed.
  • Proactively identify risks and formulate risk mitigation plans.
  • Provide regular reporting on project progress, risks, and costings.
  • Assess and resolve all site coordination issues.
  • Carry out contract administration duties including issuing payment certificates.
  • Assist in managing the planning and implementation of all Health & Safety protocols before and during construction.
  • Manage and coordinate the project handover and close-out phases.
Job requirements:
  • Must have 3+ years of Construction Planning experience.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience using Asta PowerProject.
  • Excellent Communication, Organisational, and leadership skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

If you fit this role and would like to find out more then please do not hesitate to get in touch with Andreas; or send in your CV for consideration and we will be in touch.