Senior Planner / Project Planner

Archer Recruitment is currently working with a main contractor delivering new build and refurbishment schemes to £100m across the public and private sectors, they are seeking a Senior Planner / Planning Manager in London.
As an experienced Planner / Senior Planner, you will be educated to a professional level with a relevant degree or equivalent in a core business discipline and you will have extensive experience in programme and project planning, including programme controls, logistics reviews, and cost and risk analysis.
You will be able to plan construction works from first principles, preferably with experience in multi-discipline projects and extensive pre-construction and site experience on schemes ranging from £10m to more than £50m.
You will monitor progress throughout the construction process, compare this with the projected schedule of work, report findings and recommend solutions to recover delays. You will liaise directly with site teams and provide expert advice and guidance on planning solutions as required.
You should have experience as a Planner within the construction market, ideally for a Tier 1 UK Contractor. You will need to be highly experienced with Asta and have a proven track record in a similar main contractor. You will have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to quickly assimilate information.
Role and Responsibilities
  • Project Planning using Asta and MS Project Software.
  • Project Progress Measuring, Monitoring and Reporting.
  • Establishing and implementing robust project controls and accurate reporting and forecasting.
  • Sub-contractor Progress Monitoring.
  • Liaise with the client, subcontractors and consultancy designers on all matters relating to planning.
The successful candidate can expect a salary of between £90,000 – £95,000 per annum plus car allowance, travel allowance, pension, healthcare and bonus scheme they will also consider flexible working hours and arrangements.
For a confidential discussion and / or a full job description and information pack, please contact David Weaving at 0203 488 7220 or
How to Apply:
To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications by applying directly, emailing or you can call David Weaving on 0203 488 7220. We look forward to receiving your application.
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We appreciate every application, however, due to a high volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.