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Senior Planner

Job title: Senior Planner
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Industry: Facilities Management Mechanical Engineering
Salary: £65000 per annum
Reference: JO-2207-251140
Contact name: Lee Onions
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Job description

PRS are working with a long standing client assisting them recruit ra Senior or Intermediate Planner in the Midlands division of their construction business.
With this role you will be required to travel to their regional office and sites across the Midlands region.
There will also be opportunities where appropriate to work from home. This will be dependent on each individual project’s requirements.

ROLE: Senior Planner
LOCATION: Birmingham
SALARY: £65,000

 Responsibilities •Preparation of design, procurement and construction programmes using Powerproject (Elecosoft) for pre-qualifications, tenders and live projects.

•Identifying and selecting the appropriate techniques and sequence of events for each project.
•Using specialist planning computer software, including Synchro Pro and Navisworks.
•Preparing logistics plans and phasing layouts, using PowerPoint and Autodesk Formit.
•Scheduling labour, selecting of major plant and access equipment including scaffold schedules, tower crane utilisation and temporary works.
•Preparing detailed working programmes.
•Agreeing subcontractor trade programmes.
•Monitoring progress throughout the construction process and comparing this with the projected schedule of work.
•Liaising with the rest of Project Team throughout the process, adjusting project plans as necessary.
•Reporting findings and recommending solutions to recover delays.
•Recording relevant events for potential entitlement claims.
•Using graphical and scheduled media to reflect progress, event impacts and forecasts.
•Providing advice and support on the development of specific systems of working.
•Analysing sites and local environments to determine appropriate logistics solutions and resources.
•Preparing project and activity feedback reports.
•Writing tender and PQQ responses.
•Attending and presenting at client interviews.
•Assisting to develop and implement the companies planning processes and procedures.
•To Implement nd provide general planning appreciation and awareness to site team

Person Specification• An energetic, proactive, hands-on, confident, and self-motivated approach with experience in a similar role

• Demonstrable experience in contract and tender planning with an ability to take the lead in the programme and time management of construction projects
• Experience within the Midlands construction environment of project delivery across a wide range of market sectors with a good understanding of high-quality finishes and M&E interfaces.
• Knowledge of traditional and modern construction techniques and methods
• Experience in using; Powerproject, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word.
• Knowledge and practice in 3D/4D modelling (preferred but not essential).
• Good communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment or as an individual and be prepared to respond directly to Clients’ requests or enquiries.
• A good understanding of contract types including JCT and NEC.
• Ideally Degree qualified, minimum qualification to HNC, HND level.

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