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Project Planner

  • £55,000 - £70,000 + Pension & Healthcare
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • London

Project Planner

£55,000 – £70,000 + Pension & Healthcare


About the company:

This mid-size, high spec main contractor are part of an up and coming wave of companies that have found excellent success in niche areas of the industry, offering clients industry expertise, professional solutions, and most importantly – results. They mainly work across residential and commercial projects up to £40m, specialising in new build, structural alterations and fit out projects, from brand new, massive super prime residencies, to high spec Cat A & B office fit outs.

This business pride themselves on the quality of their work and this is shown by the list of blue-chip and wealthy private clients with whom they do repeat business. The founder and board of directors are all industry experts, having come together to start this business from director level roles across top tier main contractors. They stay hands-on within the business, having a strong input into all live projects, giving this company a very tight-knit, family feel.

The recruitment process for this business is one of meticulous detail, as they only look to take on the very best the industry has to offer. If you’re interested in making a move to a fast-moving, growing, new age main contractor, this business could be the right move to enhance your career.

About the Role:

Our client is looking for a well-established Planner to bring experience to their London based team. The business hope to find a suitable candidate who can fit in with their specialist planning department, to work with the teams to deliver projects to time, quality, cost and programme by use of programming to support the delivery team. The role will involve managing the planning process across a range of projects including commercial, education and healthcare projects London, using programming software Asta Powerproject. The successful candidate will have experience of working within top tier Main Contactors, having managed the entire planning process on a selection of different types of project, ideally with values in excess of £10m. They will be reporting into the Regional Planning Manager work in a team of project Planners.

About the benefits / rewards: 

The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry and experience on related projects. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary around £55,000 – £65,000. The package will also include various benefits relating to travel and healthcare.


Candidates must have at least 5 years directly relatable experience of planning mid to large size construction projects from within a Main Contractor environment. The candidate who is successful must have an eye for long term employment in this next role, having not changed jobs too many time in the past. The candidate must have a good knowledge of a range of planning programs and processes.

  • Robust programme management experience within a project-based team.
  • Good consistent presentation skills and ability to present in a professional manner.
  • Experienced user of Asta. As a 1st principle, Primavera as a second skill set.
  • Experience gained from within the Construction Sector.
  • Be able to manage multiple project programmes.
  • Methodical approach to duties.
  • Sensitive to political situations.
  • Prepared to be innovative and a good problem solver.
  • Pleasant and confident manner.


Send CV applications to alex@ or 01923 750095