Planning Manager

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Closing Date: 31/08/2022
Contract Temporary
Working Hours Full Time
Location Redcar & Cleveland
Salary £60k+
Company SeAH Wind

Job Description

Teesworks Skills Academy is delighted to be working with K2 Construction Management on the recruitment of an experienced experience Planning Manager to join their team. You will be working in Tees Valley working on the prestigious development of the UKs largest monopile manufacturing facility at Teesworks.

Our client is looking for an individual who will embrace and strive against the company four core values: Integrity, collaboration, communication and empowerment. Given the high complex, dynamic contract structure of the scheme, stakeholder holder management and collaboration is key. The project team are looking for well versed and articulate communicators with a professional attitude toward new ways of working within the built environment. Furthermore, the project team are looking for committed talent, who embrace longevity within their role, and look to be part of an innovative project team.

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The role centres on managing the day-to-day requirements of a large multi-million pound construction and building project.

You will utilise your programme management experience to oversee the coordination of sub-contractors and internal milestone programmes.

The aim is to ensure the efficient delivery of key milestone contract triggers, whilst overseeing programme logistics of the works on this exemplar project.

You will manage a small planning team, to which our client is looking for an individual that can train and inspire, whilst managing the busy day-to-day tasks

General Overview

To manage a team,  plan contracts, schedule resources and materials as directed.

Key Accountabilities

  • Creating, maintaining, and reviewing programmes of work for the project.
  • Liaising with Internal departments and external surveyors, engineers, and architects & Supply chain.
  • Producing progress reports and forecasts for the business, team members, clients, and stakeholders
  • Reviewing & breaking large schemes down into phases of development.
  • Using project management tools to plan timeframes
  • Working with Estimators, Operational & Commercial teams to calculate the resources required for a project.
  • Planning contingency programmes.
  • Advising construction team on short term programmes
  • Meeting with contractors and suppliers
  • Demonstrating knowledge of construction processes and site constraints.
  • Inputting into and Writing bids for tender
  • Managing multiple projects with the support of junior & developing planners
  • Working between offices and construction

Who are we looking for?

Staff Effectiveness

  • Identify training and development requirements
  • Inspire and train team memebers to a high standard
  • Be innovative in all aspects of job and encourage staff to put forward new ideas Pre-Contract Planning.
  • Help prepare Tender Programmes considering site constraints, material & subcontract lead in periods
  • Prepare Method Statements

Contract Planning

  • Programme contract
  • Recommend process work as necessary
  • Monitor progress
  • Produce short term and recovery plans
  • Develop and implement planning systems
  • Produce critical path and delay programmes for claim preparation where required. Material and supply chain Scheduling
  • Develop Material demand schedule from master programme to allow Schedule/Requisition materials as necessary
  • Develop Subcontract demand schedule from master programme Key Attributes
  • Able to work well with others
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Persistence and determination • Business management skills
  • Able to use a computer and the main software packages competently


  • 5+ years site experience
  • Experience in a Planning Manager role
  • Experience against programming; but not limited to, construction programme, key milestone and contract triggers, commissioning & certification, as well as stakeholder managementBased in the Teesside area (or close to)
  • Construction & civil project experience
  • Degree or HND qualified
  • Valid CSCS card
  • Competent to work alone
  • MS Project experience
  • Just in time (JIT) sequencing

Desirable are:

  • Construction & civil engineering experience on large scale projects
  • Main contractor or client experience

Company benefits include:

  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company profit sharing bonus scheme
  • Company funded company healthcare programme
  • Core hours of 7.30am to 5.00pm

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