Senior Planner - Partnerships - Stratford HQ

Recruiter
Galliford Try
Location
Greater London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Apr 2018
Closes
05 May 2018
Ref
1800009I
Function
Planner
JOB TITLE: Senior Planner
REPORTS TO: Head of Planning
LOCATION: Stratford, E15 4QS
DIVISION: Partnerships & Regeneration

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 5,550 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.

Partnerships
Part of our Housebuilding Division, Partnerships represents a fusion of contracting, housing and mixed-use regeneration expertise. We undertake design and build contracting, mixed tenure and speculative development, estate regeneration and property support services nationwide. We work in collaborative long-term arrangements with Registered Providers, Local Authorities and other stakeholders to build high quality housing and sustainable communities.

Affordable Housing
Operating as part of our Housebuilding division, we act as a lead development partner with the Homes and Communities Agency, local authorities and RSLs. We have all the expertise in-house to deliver truly sustainable communities; land assembly, community consultation, renewable energy, remediation, design, funding assembly, property services and creating successful public private partnerships.

Role Overview:
Reporting to the Head of Planning, the Senior Planner will provide a complete construction planning service at pre-qualification, pre-construction and construction stages, and will essentially promote a structured, flexible and realistic approach to the GT Planning strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide outline plans and methodologies at pre-qualification stage and submit/present to clients and client representatives
  • Provide detailed tender programmes and method statements for inclusion in tender submissions
  • Provide a contract planning service including provision of target programmes and procurement schedules, monitor progress, attend progress meetings, issue progress reports, and reprogramming as required by the planning brief
  • Promote the company at pre-qualification, tender and contract interviews, presentations and meetings
  • Carry out a continuous programme of research into new and innovative building techniques and advise the Head of Planning and tender/contract teams of any application showing the possibility of positive benefits
  • Visit sites to ascertain conditions and constraints to be taken into account in preparing tender programmes and method statements
  • Assess requirements and provide comprehensive scaffold and crane schedules to be used in obtaining competitive and realistic quotations
  • Provide to the contract team information release schedules.
  • Compile comparative programmes for use in substantiation of claims or in disputes.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Able to develop optimum economic and realistic programming solutions and to effectively communicate these to internal and external contacts.
  • 4 to 5 years site experience with ideally a residential, construction or engineering background.
  • Proficiency in Asta Power Project, Microsoft Project, and MS Office
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Local Authority Regulations
  • Excellent communication skills

In Return:
We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

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.

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

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