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Senior Planner

M2 5PD

Our Client: We are working with one of our favourite contractors. Of the 12 people we have placed in roles with this company over the last 5 years all are still with the business, most have progressed in to new roles and the vast majority of people we send for interview with this business want to work for them. They have a very approachable and successful senior management team, secure the overwhelming majority of their projects through negotiation (they are good at what they do and tend to leave their clients pleased with their projects) and although they are one of the Top 20 Construction Groups in the UK they have the feel of a smaller family business where employees are valued and supported. They are in the middle of a period of sustained growth in the North West of England. The Role: They are now in a position to add to their small North West Planning team. Typical projects are generally constructed for Public and Private Sector clients and are generally either commercial, education, residential or industrial in nature valued to £70 Million. The initial schemes you`d be focussed on will be large multi-storey developments based in Manchester city centre. Reporting in to the Regional Planner you`ll be involved in both tender and contract planning with typical duties including; Analyse construction methodologies looking for areas of improvement. Liaise with the Client and their representatives on planning matters. Prepare tender programmes. Attend client interviews and meetings where you will explain programmes and methodology. Prepare master programmes, updating progress and forecasting completions. Identify and mitigate risk whilst ensuring Health, Safety and Environmental considerations are taken in to account. Work with the Planning team to identify and champion Best Practice. Requirements: Ideally, you will have worked in a Planning role previously for a building contractor - they would also be happy to take someone at Planner level looking to take the next step in their career but would ideally like an established and experience Senior Planner. You will be based in or be able to commute to the North West daily. IT literate with experience using specialist planning software - they use ASTA. Rewards: You will get the chance to work on land mark projects in the North West. You will receive a great salary package with extensive benefits. The opportunity to work with an award winning, forward thinking organisation that have an excellent order book, very low staff turnover and provide an exciting environment in which to work.

Recruiter: MTRP Ltd
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 Per Annum
Reference: 124812