Planner (Commercial Fit Out)

Job Description

  • Job Reference: RAP070223
  • Job Title: Planner (Commercial Fit Out)
  • Salary: £Competitive DOE + excellent package offered
  • Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Are you looking for a Planner role? Interested in working for a leading interior fit-out contractor?

VANRATH are recruiting a Planner to work on various commercial fit out projects in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

£Competitive DOE + excellent package offered

Our client is a leading interior fit-out contractor based in Greater Belfast, Northern Ireland. They specialise in high quality commercial interior fit-out projects covering retail, hospitality, business, sport and healthcare.

Business is booming with multiple projects currently running and many more in the pipeline. Due to an increase in workload they are looking for a Planner to join them on a permanent basis, based in their Belfast offices.

As a Planner you will be responsible for creating, maintaining and administering construction schedules and plans on a variety of projects to ensure programmes are delivered on time, on budget and that change is captured and controlled. You will actively lead and support in the creation of various plans and schedules in collaboration with the execution teams.

You will work with Quantity Surveyors, Contract and Project Managers to encourage project management best practice, while promoting the use of developed schedule related strategies and tools within the programme and project planning.

  • Provide and achieve consistent, accurate and reliable programme data
  • Develop project specific Programmes, Method Statements and Logistics Plans during the estimating phase
  • Develop Design Deliverable Programmes in conjunction with the Design Manager and CAD department
  • Develop Project Programmes to measure progress, including critical path analysis. This will include procurement, programmes, commissioning and completion programmes
  • Communicate the planned intent both internally and externally
  • Review and challenge subcontractor programmes including methods and logistics; compare them to the project programmes to ensure they are fully aligned
  • Provide detailed Sub-Contract Delivery Programmes for inclusion in Sub-Contract Tenders
  • Check subcontractor programmes for compliance with the Project Programmes
  • Suggest recovery actions or programme betterment opportunities
  • Measure progress and report against the programme targets
  • Input to the Project Risk and Opportunities Register both during the estimating and construction phases where required
  • Assist in researching alternative product or systems in conjunction with the Project Team
  • Input as requested into the review of any subcontractor claims for delay and/or costs and provide detailed programme evidence relating to the claim
  • Ensure the quality procedures in respect to his/her duties are implemented
  • Provide input to "Wash-out" meeting post-completion
  • Introduce improvements where appropriate to areas of responsibility

The Ideal Person:

  • Experience producing project plans in Microsoft Project and Asta Powerproject. You will have a proven background as a construction planner or project planner, with experience in a range of sectors
  • Ability to work across multiple projects at the same time to different levels of involvement
  • Experience supporting operational and commercial teams in developing, negotiating and agreeing extension of time and other contractual claims
  • Ability to produce monthly reports to work with internal and our Clients' reporting cycles
  • Experience in carrying out planning duties in line with common forms of construction including NEC ECC and JCT
  • Industry related qualification or equivalent

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Robert Apps for a confidential discussion