Senior Construction Planner - 3 Month Contract - Immediate

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Senior Construction Planner - 3 Month Temporary Contract - Immediate Start

We are recruiting for one of the nation's largest commercial companies who provide an extensive range of construction services including construction management, general contracting, design and build and preconstruction.

The Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive Senior Construction Planner to join our Design and Build contract to install a new Cross Rail terminal station and the associated new rail lines from a portal near Plumstead station. This involves major civil works to widen the railway corridor and provide replacement footbridges, joining our team in Abbey Wood on a 3 month temporary contract.

As the successful candidate you will monitor progress of activities in accordance with agreed programme. To develop programme to ensure sufficient detail is captured to ensure effective programme monitoring, reporting, delay assessment and mitigation planning.

Key Requirements

  • preparation and on-going development of contract programme
  • monitor the progress of the Works from design and procurement through to construction and final hand over
  • assist in the co-ordination of all possessions; including the works to be carried out within each possession.
  • preparation of weekly and monthly programmes and reports
  • planning and co-ordination of sub-contractors
  • liaise with the Project Engineering Manager on matters of design approval in relation of methods, resources and co-ordination and ensure that all relevant parties are made aware of the Programme requirements at all Phases of the work


  • Health and Safety knowledge
  • Qualified Civil Engineer
  • Civils Construction experience of Industrial/retail buildings and electrical fit out (MEPH)
  • Multi Discipline Construction Programmes with significant experience in Civil Engineering
  • Use of MS Project/Primavera for programme management
  • Site Experience - Desirable
  • Knowledge of possession management- Desirable

Open to all Planning experienced professionals looking to continue work within a Rail Civils Construction project environment.

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we can only contact shortlisted candidates.

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