Project Planner

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Planner to work with a growing Principal Contractor. The Project Planner will report to the Planning Manager working closely with a Senior Planner to deliver reports for Rail infrastructure projects.


  • Develop, build and update programmes for multiple projects across a range of disciplines.
  • Work with the estimators and delivery team to produce programmes that are commercially attractive to the client.
  • Help the team to identify and evaluate the risks within the project, not only with regards to planning, but the whole project.
  • Develop relationships with teams to ensure that we share resources, innovation, and process to deliver efficiently as one.
  • Identify better and more efficient ways of achieving the current outcomes.
  • Put HSQE and wellbeing at the heart of decision making.

Skills & Expertise

  • Engineering knowledge with relevant experience in suitable disciplines (such as Structures, Construction, Geotechnical, earthworks, highways)
  • An excellent knowledge developed over time in applying planning software to create clear, comprehensible, and realistic programmes.
  • The ability to plan from first principles.
  • Good knowledge of planning software (such as MS-Project, Asta Powerproject or P6 Primavera).
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Good level of NEC3 knowledge, and knowledge of how it should be applied to the contract programme.
  • Understanding of construction design.


  • A related degree, diploma, or vocational qualification, or equivalent demonstrable experience in Civil Engineering.
  • Previous experience with a Principal contracting group operating in civil engineering, Rail infrastructure.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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