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Senior Planner

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9 Sep 2022
Bouygues UK are seeking to appoint a Senior Planner for our Bristol office. The Planner will be involved in multiple projects across the South West & Wales region, from tender to project completion. The role requires extensive experience using Asta and applicants must have main contractor experience. It's an exciting time to be joining Bouygues - we currently have lots of exciting projects in the pipeline and are looking to grow our Preconstruction team! Role Responsibilities: Undertake the planning function on multiple live projects ensuring the production teams are delivering the project time objectives. Work as part of production team, with dual role as independent assessor of progress, giving confidence in project status to senior management. Ensuring the company procedures and planning standards are being implemented. Contributing to the capturing of output rates to ensure company database remains current and competitive. Liaison with broader planning community, especially technical department. Ensuring compliance with all current BYUK Quality, Safety and Environmental requirements. Understand for each project the level of planning service and anticipated time allocation to provide that service. Hands-on planning preparing, in conjunction with production team, optimum working programme to meet project objectives covering design, procurement, enabling, construction, commissioning, handover, client key dates as appropriate. Contributing to the capturing of project risks and proposing mitigating actions. Communicating with other disciplines within production teams to ensure they are aware of their roles in meeting the programme. Meeting / communicating with supply chain specialists to confirm suitable method and programme for scope given project specific constraints. Understand the project forms of contract and ensure team are aware of actions necessary to 1) demonstrate entitlement 2) protect business from commercial harm. Summarise projects status upstream to senior management, highlighting any unresolved major risks and potential overruns. Manage time and workload to ensure deadlines are met. Highlight any potential work overload to Line Manager as soon as it is apparent. Essential Criteria: Experience of construction projects across a broad range of sectors (bias towards commercial, mixed use developments, schools, high end residential preferable). Planning software expertise (ASTA) Ability to manage multiple project programmes running in parallel. Demonstrate knowledge of all aspects of development; design, procurement, construction (structure, architecture, services), commissioning Excellent communication skills; ability to quickly and clearly articulate key issues and to listen and capture concerns of others. Knowledge of the key features of common forms of contract entered into in UK Desirable Criteria: Knowledge of other sectors Experience/expertise in 4D/BIM Why Bouygues UK Day in day out our teams deliver some of the most technically innovative and challenging projects across the UK and the world. With a strong corporate culture our values reflect how we operate with Respect, Excellence, Courage, Integrity and Passion. We offer competitive basic salaries coupled with generous company benefits including: 26 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days pension scheme life insurance private medical insurance BY Extra opt into lifestyle benefits Volunteering opportunities Bouygues Construction UK was awarded the Top Employers United Kingdom and Top Employers Europe certification! Together with our partners and clients, Bouygues UK delivers award-winning construction, development and regeneration projects to the most exacting standards across public and commercial private sectors. Bouygues UK is part of the Bouygues Group, a diverse global business which operates in the construction, engineering, energy, media and telecommunications markets. With annual sales of over €32 billion and operations in over 100 countries, the financial strength of our group is a key differentiator in these challenging economic times. Be Yourself! Here at Bouygues we value the creativity and innovation that our diverse workforce brings, encouraging people from all backgrounds, particularly those from underrepresented communities to apply. By joining us, you will be inspired to bring your full self to the workplace, speak up and share your unique ideas. You will also have an opportunity to join our employee led diversity & inclusion communities such as WeLink (women network), Encompass (LGBTQ+), Kaleidoscope (BAME), Disability and Wellness peer support network, Parents and Carers network. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We value your privacy and we are committed to protecting your personal details. If you choose to apply for this role, please do not include any sensitive data on your CV which reveals (directly or indirectly); your race or ethnic origins, your political, philosophical or religious opinions, or your membership of a trade union, your social security number, or information which relates to your health or sexual orientation or to any criminal convictions
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  • Job Reference: 708095855-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Bouygues Energies & Services
    Bouygues Energies & Services
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent