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Senior Planner

Ref: JN -052018-60760
GBP60000 - GBP70000 per annum + bonus, car allowance, benefits package
UK, Berkshire
Construction & Engineering, Planning Engineering
9th May 2018
Job Type

Job Title - Project Planner

Location - Windsor

Project - £60m New Build / Refurb Project

Salary - £60,000 / £70,000+ Bonus + an excellent package

The Role

Cobalt are working with a global top tier main contractor that are looking for a Project Planner to help run and manager a £90m new build / refurb Project. The building is listed, so previous experience working within this market would be beneficial. The project is just about to go live and has about 2 years' worth of work. Our client have a pipeline of other projects around the Western Home Counties that include some schools, residential projects and large commercial schemes.


*Reporting in to the Head of Planning / Leasing with the client
*Overseeing the overall project programmes for design, procurement and construction, decanting and commissioning.
*Assisting with value engineering.
*Providing a planning and logistics strategy.
*Providing expert critical analysis of the sequencing methodologies.
*Maintaining and updating the work package document, including the present and future procurement schedules, package content sheets and bar charts.
*Advising the project teams on programming issues and ways to improve in order to better the programme duration. - Incorporating package contract programmes in the main programme.
*Overseeing the progress of the site, reporting any deviations to the programme.
*Ensuring optimum efficiency by challenging the package proposals.
*Keeping up to date with advancements on the technical side.
*Creating planning meetings to identify any areas of the procurement, design and construction which could be improved on as well as getting all three disciplines are communicating
*Gathering information from the construction teams and prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports. - Keeping regular contact with the Site Managers to create and agree programme and implementation activities.
*Speaking to Site / Package Managers to develop short and long term plans.
*Creating and issuing the monthly report and weekly 'S' curves.

Experience required

*Degree qualified or similar.
*At least 6 years' experience working as a Project Planner for a leading Main Contractor. Ideally within the residential sector
*Proficient using ASTA Power Project.
*Experience working on a build project over £25m.
*Strong planning, excellent problem solving and good communication skills required.
*Professionally qualified (MCIOB, MRICS) would be advantageous.

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