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Senior Planner

Reference

12481

Sector

Build

Salary

£70,000 to £75,000 Per Annum

Benefits

Car/Allowance+Bonus+Pension+Health+Package

Town/City

Manchester

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

26/07/2022

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The Company:



We are working with a leading national contractor whose Manchester Office has created a great reputation for delivering varied and interesting projects for clients based in the North West of England.

They have excellent relationships with their clients that means they enjoy a good proportion of repeat, negotiated business 



Of the 30 people we have placed in roles with this company the vast majority are still with the business, most have progressed in to new roles and the vast majority of people we send for interview with this business want to work for them.



They have a very approachable and successful senior management team, secure the overwhelming majority of their projects through negotiation (they are good at what they do and tend to leave their clients pleased with their projects) and are also members of a number of key public sector, procurement frameworks. Although they are one of the Top 20 Construction Groups in the UK they have the feel of a smaller family business where employees are valued and supported.



They are in the middle of a period of sustained growth in the North West of England.



They are cash rich, typically make above industry average margins on their projects, have an excellent supply chain who they pay promptly and treat with respect (we know this from personal experience!), staff turnover is low and their Glassdoor rating is among the best in the industry.



The Role:



They are now in a position to add to their small North West Planning team.



Typical projects are generally constructed for Public and Private Sector clients and are generally either commercial, education, leisure, Higher Education, Residential or Industrial in nature valued to £100 Million.



Reporting in to the Regional Planner you'll be involved in both tender and contract planning with typical duties including;



•    Analyse construction methodologies looking for areas of improvement.

•    Liaise with the Client and their representatives on planning matters.

•    Prepare tender programmes.

•    Attend client interviews and meetings where you will explain programmes and methodology.

•    Prepare master programmes, updating progress and forecasting completions.

•    Identify and mitigate risk whilst ensuring Health, Safety and Environmental considerations are taken in to account.

•    Work with the Planning team to identify and champion Best Practice.



You:



Ideally, you will have worked in a Senior Planning role previously for a building contractor – they would also be happy to take someone at Planner level looking to take the next step in their career.

You will be based in or be able to commute to the North West of England daily.

IT literate with experience using specialist planning software – they use ASTA.



Rewards:



You will get the chance to work on significant, high profile projects in the North West.

You will receive a good salary package with extensive benefits.

The opportunity to work with an award winning, forward thinking organisation that have an excellent order book, low staff turnover who provide an exciting environment in which to work.

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