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Assistant Planner

Location: Oxfordshire

Assistant Planner
Main Contractor
£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 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

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  • Ref: SC001027
  • Consultant: Joseph Kemp
  • Posted: 02 Feb 2018

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