Planner

  • Job Reference: INT00202
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2020
  • Employer: Willmott Dixon
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The Role

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £45 million plus in value.

Willmott Dixon Interiors is currently looking to recruit an Planner to join our growing West Midlands team based from Birmingham providing robust planning support to our site operations teams. As the Planner working directly with our operational teams you will be delivering good quality programmes, associated work and ongoing monitoring for projects on site.

You will have experience of identifying project issues early to reduce the impact on the programme. You will work in conjunction with site teams, management teams and design teams to update programmes with feasible and workable resolutions. Assist with the production of short term programmes and add detail to existing programmes where required.

Experience in the refurbishment and fit out sectors are essential, ideally having a good back ground in both, and across a wide range of project values.

Experience in the following areas:

  • Experience in NEC contracts would be highly beneficial
  • Site based experience
  • Claims or dispute experience would be advantageous
  • Ideally from a main contracting background
  • Experience using Asta Powerproject or similar software
  • Highly IT literate

You will be instrumental in planning resources for projects in collaboration with the other members of the project as well as project resource requirements for future workloads.

As a Sunday Times Top 100 Listed Company (5th place) the UK's first carbon neutral construction company since 2012, we are proud to have achieved the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development (2016 & 2019) and Promoting Opportunity (2018). We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from business in the community.

You will be joining a supportive company that will develop your career and hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.

In return we provide to you a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, the opportunities for you to develop your career with Willmott Dixon and the training to make this happen - but most importantly a great place to work with a true family ethos!



The Project

As the specialist interiors arm of the Willmott Dixon Group, you could be involved in high profile projects such as Birmingham's biggest major structural refurbishment of commercial offices or bringing back to life of Wolverhampton Civic Hall.



Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4)
  • Appropriate CSCS card
  • Experience of accurate programming and sequencing from outputs
  • Understanding of construction technology and methods including steel structures, concrete frames, timber frames etc
  • Experience of using ASTA Power Project
  • Experience of reading and accurately interpreting drawings, specification and other construction information
  • Experience of working with supply chain and having interaction with customers and communities

Desirable Criteria

  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification
  • Appropriate membership of relevant professional body
  • Valid driving licence
  • Identify your customers' needs and expectations and strive to deliver them



Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.



About Us

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

Willmott Dixon is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, company car or car allowance, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and reward your achievements.

* Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.