Construction Planner

We are currently seeking an experienced Construction Planner to join a reputable main contractor based in Central Scotland.

The successful candidate will work alongside the wider project team to develop, maintain and monitor project programmes to ensure successful delivery of projects in line with agreed timescales. 

Key Responsibilities:

•Develop and maintain detailed and accurate project programmes for construction projects of varying size and complexity
•Ensure programmes are optimised to maximise project efficiency, productivity, and safety
•Liaise with project managers, site managers, subcontractors and consultants to ensure programmes and schedules are understood and adhered to
•Attend and contribute to regular progress meetings, reporting on project progress and performance against KPIs
•Identify, monitor and report on project risks and opportunities, implementing appropriate mitigating actions where required
•Review design and construction documents to ensure programme compliance and identify potential conflicts or constraints
•Continuously review and monitor project programmes to ensure they are up to date and accurately reflect project status

Essential Requirements:

•Proven track record in a planning role within the construction industry, ideally within a main contracting environment
•Experienced user of either Primavera P6 or Asta Powerproject
•Strong knowledge and understanding of construction methodologies and processes
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to liaise with a range of stakeholders
•Ability to work effectively under pressure, prioritise tasks and manage workload
•Full clean driving licence and willingness to travel to project sites as required

Desirable Requirements:

•Relevant construction qualification such as a degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management
•Membership of relevant professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Building

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established main contractor who values its employees and offers an excellent working environment. If you have the relevant experience and are looking for a new challenge, please apply today. We consider Construction Site Managers or Project Managers looking to make a move into a Planning role.