Senior Planner

  • Job Reference: 203370
  • Date Posted: 29 April 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
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  • Location: Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Planner
Location: Rickmansworth
Business Area: Build Southern

Plan ahead with Kier!

As Senior Planner within our Southern business unit, you will be responsible for all aspects of planning, programming and progress monitoring for both tenders, preferred bids and live projects. We cover a range of projects from Education to Commercial, Healthcare, leisure, Mod and MOJ ranging in value from £10m to £80m.

Job responsibilities

Your key responsibilities will be all aspects of planning, phasing, programming and sequencing for our tendering activity, including the coordination of design, commercial and production activities into one truly Integrated Programme. On our successful tenders you will then work with the project teams to assist them in developing realistic target construction programmes, still fully integrated, and will retain an overall monitoring capacity for our larger & more complex projects.

We would anticipate an element of support and mentoring of our project leads to ensure they have the technical software skills to produce their own regularly look ahead programmes, individual trade package programmes, as well as being able to update progress and undertake regular progress monitoring drop lines.

Finally, we would be looking for ideas to drive improvement and consistency in the timely delivery of our preconstruction preferred bids and our live projects. This being achieved within a working group of fellow senior managers within the business.

What do we need from you?

You will need to hold the relevant qualifications, along with a solid history of working on build tenders and projects with a main contractor. We will also need you to be an experienced operator of Primavera P6 and Microsoft project software.

What will you receive?

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. You can also expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, 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 lifestyles
  • 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 we'll undertake the relevant/ standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. 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.

Kier is an inclusive employer

Closing Date: 29/05/2021