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Chief Planner – Top RC Frame Subcontractor

  • £100,000 - £130,000 + Package
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Hertfordshire

About the Opportunity:

This is a lead department head opportunity as the senior / chief planner for one of the best concrete frame and groundwork subcontractors / principle contractors in the UK. Your experience will be utilised to plan and sequence projects at the precontract and post contract stages, helping lead a team while working on some of the largest projects in the UK. The focus of this business is always on quality and professional edge and that is what sets them apart from competition. So, as the chief planner your job will be to work with the various departments involved to help secure landmark schemes and then take them through the construction phases.


About the Company:

As one of the best of the best with in the specialist concrete frame and groundwork sector, this organisations projects speak for themselves. They have completed numerous prestigious schemes throughout London and the home counties with several large projects also completed in Birmingham. Their focus on quality, safety and offering a professional service has seen them partner with some of the largest main contractors and developers for long term periods of time, completing multiple projects with individual businesses. In addition to this they are now finding clients choosing to partner with them as principle contractor as they inspire the trust to complete works without supervision from managing contractors. In line with what you would expect from a company of this stature, their staff retention rate is excellent with numerous people choosing to not only spend several years with this business, but also choosing to stay for multiple decades.

They complete great projects. They have fantastic standards. And they keep their people happy long term. What more could you look for in an employer?


About the Requirements:

To be considered for this position it is crucial that individuals have worked in at least a senior planning position before. And due to the nature of the works, applicants must have a strong amount of experience working on large commercial or residential RC frame projects. The ideal person will have worked for a rival concrete frame contractor, but we can also consider individuals who have worked for some of the larger main contractors and developers, if a strong understanding of sequencing the RC frame packages can be shown. Both of these requirements are quite simply to make sure that anyone who is considered can as a minimum do the basic role and further more can do it on the packages of work they are expected to. Outside of this the only other point to note is you will need to be an experienced Asta Powerproject user and although it isn’t 100% necessary, if you have experience on P6 that would be an added benefit for certain scheme.


About the Benefits:

We have been given a rough salary guide of £100,000 to £130,000 per annum. This is the expected level of someone who will have the right level of experience for this role but is by no mean set. Salary will be decided based on experience but in addition to this you can expect a full package including benefits such as pension, car allowance, health cover and annual bonuses. And outside of all of this, you’ll have the benefit of working for one of the best companies in this sector and all the experience that comes with that!


How to Apply:

I am more than happy to discuss this opportunity with people over the phone or face to face in a fully confidential manner (you can get to know me while I get to know you). And I know this is an incestuous sector and I fully understand the importance of keeping things discrete.

Alternatively, it would be ideal to see a copy of your CV to understand your previous experience and employment. In line with GDPR, nothing will be done with your CV / details until we have discussed the role in detail anyway, but having gained an understanding of your formal past, this may help when we come to talk and discuss the option.

Either way, my contact details are listed below:


Tel: 01923 750095


About Me, Your Consultant:

My name is Andrew Jackson and I am one of the directors at Cityscape Recruitment Ltd. I have over 14 years’ experience in civil engineering & construction recruitment. During this time, I have specialised in the niche sector of concrete frames, groundworks, basement construction and demolition.

Q: What does this mean for you?

A: I have connections with pretty much every company in this field. I can offer you options with a variety of the best employers in this market. In addition to this, I have an in-depth knowledge on each of these employers. I can tell you all about their set ups, projects, future plans and what they can offer you as an individual moving forward.

I am always open to having confidential conversations with individuals interested in expanding their careers. If the right options don’t exist for you right now, we can stay in touch. If however, we have companies that could be ideal for you; I can tell you all about them.