Nottingham & Lincoln , East Midlands

Planner

Full Time , Permanent

Reference number: CON01495

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Planner

Construction is changing and Willmott Dixon are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry.

Due to our pipeline of work, we are growing our Planning teams and recruiting a Planner to join our Midlands team, this is a hybrid role and we are open for you to base yourself from our Birmingham or Nottingham office and home and you will cover our projects across the Midlands.

Reporting to the Head of Planning the main role of a Planner at Willmott Dixon is to deliver good quality programmes and associated work for projects during preconstruction and the project phase.

The key responsibilities:

• Ensuring you complete the planning process with a high degree of commercial acumen
• Complete site visits and site visit reports
• Prepare a tender planning report that highlights for the bid team key planning and programming elements of the project
• Preparation of informed and auditable tender programmes that utilise known outputs and sequences, or have agreement by liaison with subcontractors on anticipated periods
• Production of tender plans and programmes that are clear and understandable and demonstrate that a thorough and robust approach to planning has been adopted
• Take an active role in preparing and delivering project presentations at all required stages of procurement
• Production of tender plans and programmes that are clear and understandable and demonstrate that a thorough and robust approach to planning has been adopted
• Approach to tender planning that actively seeks during preparation opportunities for innovation, value engineering and optioneering that is shared with the tender bid team
• Production of programme commentaries and planning method statement that articulate a comprehensive understanding of the way WD intend to approach and execute the project
• Constantly reinforce and deliver our customer first ethic

You:

• Ideally you will have onsite planning experience and be able to produce accurate programmes and logistics plans, using Astra Power Project
• Proven experience of accurate programming and sequencing from outputs
• An understanding of construction technology and methods including steel structures, concrete frames, timber frames etc.
• Be able to interpret drawings, specifications, and other construction information
• Have a good understanding of site requirements in respect of setting up, preliminaries and temporary works

What we offer

We reward our people generously with a competitive package that gives you flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes but is not limited to, an enhanced pension scheme, discounted or full private medical, life assurance, incentive bonus and a car scheme which will make us a market leader in sustainable company travel. Applicable roles will benefit from a motoring expenditure allowance (MEA) and everyone can access a new generation of low carbon and electric cars via the Willmott Dixon run car leasing scheme.

Additional Information

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile/flexible working wherever possible.
We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.
In return we provide you a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package to fit your lifestyle and priorities, the opportunities for you to develop your career with Willmott Dixon and the training to make this happen - but most importantly a great place to work with a true family ethos and a chance to develop your career of a lifetime!

About Us

With 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon’s purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive.
Construction is changing and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business!
Willmott Dixon was awarded 5th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 (2020) to work for, the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. 
  

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