Planner- Flexible Working Available

Plymouth, Devon
14 Oct 2019
14 Nov 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Talented people are the key to our success

We can potentially consider certain types of flexible working in this role for the right candidate, subject to meeting business needs.

About us:

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry? 

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves.



We have a fantastic opportunity within our Construction business for an ambitious and talented Planner.

The successful candidate will be joining the existing team of passionate and dedicated Team.

We are looking for a Planner who has a wealth of knowledge in the main contracting market.

Experience of working on Educational, Healthcare, Leisure or Defence schemes between £5 and £20 million is an advantage.

We are looking for people who share our passion for the project at hand whilst also being able to work within a fun and hardworking team environment.


  • Produce fully logic linked design, procure and construct tender programmes
  • Produce and assist in the production of tender logistics plans, method statements, and temporary works (TW) schedules (including scaffold)
  • Engage with supply chain and team members to discuss and achieve optimum programme and method solutions
  • Assist project managers with onsite planning and reporting requirements
  • Produce robust fully logic linked design, procurement, construction and commission tender programmes compliant with tender sum, design (where appropriate) and methodology without assistance for small to medium sized projects
  • Produce tender deliverables as required (agreed at tender kick off meeting)
  • Work with allocated operations support in the production of method statement and scaffold schedule etc and ensure that programme reflects agreed methods
  • Produce (or lead if outsourced) logistics plans / phasing plans
  • Ensure all deliverables are produced to the agreed Tender Activity Programme (TAP) timescales to ensure they are available to other members of the tender team in good time
  • Engage with supply chain and team members to discuss and achieve optimum programme and method solutions
  • Attend all tender meetings incl. settlement if required
  • Identify, communicate and add key programme risks to the risk register
  • Take tender programmes for small to medium sized projects and in collaboration with site and/or project manager develop target and master programmes, fully logic linked with baseline


  • HNC (or equivalent) in Building Studies (or equivalent)
  • CSCS Construction Planner
  • Competent in project management software; ideally competent with Asta PowerProject
  • Extensive experience in programme and project management, project planning, including programme controls, project review, and cost and risk analysis
  • Sound knowledge of construction practises and standards
  • Experience of Google SketchUp is preferred, but not a must