Assistant / Intermediate Planner - Building (Normanton, West Yorkshire)

Galliford Try
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
09 Jan 2018
06 Feb 2018
Note for Recruitment Agencies:
We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

Dependent upon experience and potential value-add of the successful candidate, we are looking to bring on-board either an Assistant Planner or Intermediate Planner for our offices in Normanton, West Yorkshire. Although primarily office-based, there will be a requirement for the successful candidate to travel around the various projects/sites within the region, as required.

Role Overview:
The successful candidate will play an assistant role in the development of detailed construction programmes and methodology. You will be required to provide planning support to a number ongoing of 'live' projects as well as develop into the provision of a planning service during the tendering stage.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To demonstrate a good knowledge of project requirements and site constraints.
  • To support development of detailed construction programmes, taking into account experience from similar schemes and information provided by the supply chain.
  • To develop pre-construction programmes linked to the construction programme and taking into account design and procurement.
  • The production of high quality logistic and sequencing diagrams produced in liaison with the project team.
  • The production of clear and concise statements describing the programme strategy and construction methodology.
  • The development of plant and scaffold requirements and schedules.
  • To continually visit and monitor current projects to provide planning support and ensure accurate progress reporting.
  • To obtain feedback information for use on future projects, for example actual progress achieved versus planned programme.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience of construction planning including the pre commencement stage of projects.
  • Fully conversant with computer based planning software, ideally Asta Powerproject.
  • Experience of projects across a wide range building sectors, ideally including apartment fitting out.
  • Knowledge of different forms of construction including concrete frames.
  • An understanding of building contracts including D&B.
  • Previous roles may be Planner or Assistant Planner.
  • Construction experience working with a main Contractor

In Return:
We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UK's most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package and we will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

About us:
We are one of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,500 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

Construction Division:
As a major UK contractor our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors. The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate. It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments: Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions.

The Building Division works across commercial, residential, health and education markets, with a well-balanced spread of both public and private sector clients. Our extensive experience and expertise in building projects enables us to understand our clients' construction needs and deliver solutions that surpass their expectations.

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

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