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£40,000 - £55,000 pa

Cardiff, UK


Ref: MCGSH110

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Date Advertised:5th February 2020

Start Date:6th March 2020

Planner / Senior Planner

Salary: £40,000 - £55,000

Based in Cardiff

Our client is a construction expert recruiting for a Planner to join their successful South Wales Construction division based in Cardiff. Working a combination of 3 days on site in Swansea area and 2 days in the Cardiff office. Working on general construction projects for schools, offices, student accommodation, etc.

As a Planner, and you'll be immersed in every stage of a project's lifecycle from bid through to close. Essentially, you'll be able to see each project through from start to finish. You'll be a key voice in the team with plenty of scope to influence what we do and how we do it - not least because with us, you'll have the scope to work on projects of different sizes and in sectors across construction, fit out and engineering. Your level of experience is important but if you're relatively new to the field, we can help you develop into more senior roles. If you're already a Senior Planner, we can offer you the kind of diverse work that will stretch your skills to the full and enable you to take your career even further

What's in it for you?

Basic salary plus car/travel allowance

Private healthcare including private GP service

Gym discounts

Pension scheme

You Day

we finish at 16.00 on a Friday

What will you be doing?

We're looking for a Planner to provide professional planning services for proposals and project delivery. That's going to involve:

Providing planning services as an integral part of the project team

Liaising with clients and external planning consultants, leading programme meetings and reacting quickly to any client-led changes

Setting up end-to-end programmes, from appointment to commissioning and close out - always making sure there are auditable trails

Feeding back any lessons learnt and innovation ideas into the department as well as providing progress reports to the relevant stakeholders

Identifying and managing project risks, and solving any issues or problems

Establishing key milestones

Building strong internal and external relationships and training non-planners in planning principles, techniques and software

What do you need to bring?

Experience of developing planning and proposals process across a range of sectors, from retail and leisure through to corporate environments

A solid understanding of the full project lifecycle, including architectural construction detail, planning and rescheduling techniques, M&E infrastructure and procurement

A good knowledge of relevant software and programmes such as MS Project, Primavera P6 and Asta Power projects

The ability to prepare and deliver programming and planning in line with all relevant guidelines and protocols

Plenty of passion and drive - you'll be committed to delivering excellence and to driving continuous improvement

A strategic approach - you'll always look at the bigger picture and you'll make decisions with confidence

Excellent team working and communication skills - you'll have a calm approach and the ability to get the best out of others


McGinley CEP Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 7216155. Registered office: 56 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1DB.

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