Senior Planner


Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England

Salary: GBP65,000 - GBP75,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 27/12/2021


The Company

A UK major main construction and engineering contractor with over 100 years experience in the build industry. They have a vast portfolio of developments and have successfully delivered projects in excess of £400m+ which has allowed them to provide construction solutions to some of the world's most successful and enduring businesses.

Experience, Knowledge & Qualifications

For this role, it is essential that you are competent in the following;

* Proficient in the use of IT software
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Knowledge in the use of Asta Power Project / Microsoft Project
* Experienced in working as a Senior Planner on high value new build and refurbishment projects across education, healthcare, residential and MoJ sectors

It is desired, but not essential, that you have;

* Ideally a member of a Professional body CIOB / RIBA / RICS
* CSCS Card

The Role

As a highly experienced Senior Planner you will be based in the regional office in West Yorkshire and will oversee a range of projects across healthcare, education, MoJ and residential sectors with build values up to £50m+. You will have responsibility for the preparation and updating of project programme for both bid and contract stages while minimising risk and maximising gross profit.


* Conduct value engineering
* Manage the process of designing solutions
* Implement the required policies, procedures and standards
* Lead the Planning co-ordination in line with Procurement and Construction
* Carry out continuous research to keep the company at the forefront of technology
* Communicate the projects expectations and performance measures to key stakeholders
* Pricing of prelims as part of tender submissions and analysis of Labour Resource & Plant
* Prepare proposals and site plans in conformance with codes and local and national regulations
* Attending and presenting at proposal meetings, while assisting the Design Team and Commercial Team
* Gather relevant statistical data and drafts reports on issues such as demographic information, occupancy rates, and land use assist with the mentoring and development of Trainee Planners, Graduate Planners, Assistant Planners and Planners if the need arises
* Recognise contractual, financial, technical and operational risks within Programmes and logistics plans and to find opportunities to minimise risk and maximise gross profit

The successful candidate will receive competitive salary plus benefits package. For more information or to apply please contact James Shorte - Associate Director or Jenny Reid - Business Development Manager at Caval on 0113 203 1245



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