Pre-Construction Planner

  • Job Reference: 203155
  • Date Posted: 19 February 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Website: https://www.kier.co.uk/
  • Location: Loughton, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Pre-Construction Planner

Location: Loughton

Business Unit: Specialist Services - Capital Projects

Contract: Permanent, full time


Building Futures. Building Teams. Building Careers.


Kier Specialist Services are recruiting for a Pre-Construction Planner to join our passionate Capital Projects Team.

With our diverse portfolio of projects, we are looking for Pre-Construction Planner who has a passion for the project at hand and securing work whilst also being able to work within a good and healthy team environment. We understand this approach is essential to ensure we consistently win work and secure repeat business. You will be working on a portfolio of projects predominately in the residential and occupied building arena, ranging from large refurbishment projects to cladding remediation and small construction projects, with values in the range of £1m - £10m.


Key Responsibilities

As a Pre-Construction Planner your role will be key to the growth strategy of this area of the business. Producing effective programmes, logistics and methodologies as part of our collaborative Pre-Construction and delivery teams within our core markets across the UK.

This role will focus on leading and owning the planning process and working collaboratively with our pre-construction and operational teams. An integral member of our team, you'll coordinate and manage the production of high-quality programmes from inception through to project completion, taking ownership of the process and documentation.


What do we need from you?

Can you do it? Yes you can - ideally you'll have experience of planning and programming non-residential, capital works projects within varying sectors; detailed knowledge of construction in both new & refurbishment work; have relevant qualifications to this position; and have experience using planning software such as Asta and Microsoft Project. Experience with InDesign or SketchUp would be useful.


What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Free Life Assurance

  • Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyle

  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers

  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.


Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that if you are successful, we'll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment.

Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.


Make the journey. Leave a legacy.


Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.


Kier is an inclusive employer.



Closing Date: 21st March 2021

Please note, interviews make take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.