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Assistant Planner – Main Construction Contractor – up to £55k + Competitive Package

Location: London

Assistant Planner : Main Construction Contractor – up to £55k + Competitive Package

The Company
A great opportunity for an Assistant Planner to join a large main contractor with a great support and development, offer a platform to progress. Support from senior planners offering coaching and mentoring to develop your skills to become a senior planner within 1 year plan. This main contractor values their staff and is a close knit team, with great community and family feel. They work on a variety of sectors and due to growth in the business are seeking to build their planning team.

Provide planning support to both the pre-contract and delivery teams in accordance with Company policy, procedures and quality standards.

Tender Stage:

* Assist the planner / senior planner with production of the tender programme
* Assist the planner / senior planner with production of the tender deliverables as required

Construction / Delivery Stage:

* Capture and input ?actual data’ to the current programme of site works, as directed by senior
* planner / planner / project manager
* Assist with production of the monthly and period updated programme, progress reports and revised forecasts and its communication to the site team, client and all major stakeholders


* Educated to professional level with a relevant degree or equivalent in a core business discipline
* Business and commercial awareness to actively measure and monitor performance with the ability to present results in a logical manner to support continuous improvement
* Experience of working on large highways projects
* Some site experience on business related projects in a management or supervisory capacity
* Numerical and analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and information and produce it in a clear and logical format
* Working knowledge of computer based programmes currently used by the company
* Ability to work in a team environment with minimum supervision
* Logical whilst creative approach to problem solving
* Organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines
* Oral communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to take a confident but diplomatic approach with colleagues and other internal and external customers

If you are interested in this unique opportunity please send an updated CV to

Closing date for this opportunity is 30/09/17.

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