Planner, Senior Planner
Posted 2 months ago

Head North Recruitment are actively recruiting a Head of Planning for an award-winning tier 1 construction contractor based in the Central Belt of Scotland

This job offers the chance to join a national multi-disciplinary design and build contractor delivering a variety multi-million-pound projects across the Residential, Education, Healthcare and Commercial sectors.

As the Head of Planning, you will manage a successful team and provide strategic, commercial and technical leadership from tender stage through to delivery on a range of projects which will shape and transform communities across Scotland.

The Candidate:

This position would suit an experienced Planner at Senior or Managerial level working in the construction sector for a Main Contractor and with multi-sector experience. Preferably you will have demonstrable experience of using Asta/Powerproject on live projects and will have a working familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite.


  • Provide planning management and support to both the pre-contract and contract operations for the business,
  • Coordinate with bid and construction teams to manage and control the planning and programming aspects of bid proposals and multiple projects in progress.
  • Produce, manage, update the construction programme and its communication to internal and external customers and major stakeholders.
  • Manage and incorporate change events into the construction programme and jointly with the commercial team, secure full entitlement under the contract.

As an experienced 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 management, project planning, including programme controls, project review, cost and risk analysis.  You will have the ability to plan construction works from first principles, preferably with experience in multi-discipline major projects and you will have extensive site experience on business-related projects in a management or supervisory capacity.

What is on offer for you:

Offering a salary of up to £75k plus pension and comprehensive benefits package

For a confidential discussion about this role please call Scott on 0131 516 0030, for immediate consideration apply directly to this advert.

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Job Features

Job CategoryConstruction
Job RefHNC/17412
SalaryUpto £75K

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