Planning Lead - Civil Engineering

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Greater Manchester
£60000 - £65000/annum
Jan 15, 2022
Jan 23, 2022
Position Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Planning Lead - Civil Engineering

Permanent - North West

Up to £65,000 per annum, plus package

As an integral part of the supply chain for a well-established and successful civil engineering and utilities contractor, we are now looking for an experienced planning lead to join a very busy and thriving operations team. They are a Manchester based civil engineering and utility services group, continuing major expansion plans in 2021 targeting a strengthening of its workforce by up to 20%. Operating in the Northwest for over 150 years, they have a significant number of framework contracts with the Utility sector, Local Authorities and key infrastructure clients. With continued long-term frameworks in place, an offer of guaranteed continuity of work in the northwest area of England, a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.

What Will The Role Involve?

They currently have an exciting opportunity for a Planning Lead to join the operations team. You will report into the Operations Director and head the Company's planning function, providing all the necessary technical expertise in software management and internal stakeholder liaison, supporting programme management. If you are successful in securing the Planning Lead position, you will work with operational and preconstruction/estimating staff to address appropriate planning and coordination arrangements with client partners, design partners, subcontractors, and other professionals to support operational process and drive cost efficiency.

You will assist in the management of key project deliverables such as critical path identification, tracking contract progress, amendment of programme to reflect change and as-built programme records.

What Key Skills & Experience Are We Looking For?


·Minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role within the construction industry

·Degree or HND equivalent in civil engineering

·Experience in local authority highways, clean and wastewater infrastructure, groundworks, and highways structures.

·A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Project software is essential


·Knowledge of Primavera P6

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