Senior Planner (Façade Contractor)

Job Description

  • Job Reference: RAAP030524
  • Job Title: Senior Planner (Façade Contractor)
  • Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 DOE + package
  • Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Senior Planner
Are you looking for a Senior Planner role? Interested in working for a leading Façade Contractor?

VANRATH are recruiting a Senior Planner to work a leading Façade Contractor based near Belfast.

£55,000 - £65,000 DOE + package

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive salary package commensurate with experience
  • Subsided healthcare plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Hybrid working
  • 30 days annual leave inc. NI statutory days
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Employer pension contribution

Our client is a leading Façade Contractor with a great reputation built over the last few decades. They have a proven track record of exceeding their clients expectations, providing high level façade solutions.

The business is growing from strength to strength with a large order book secured for the long term. Due to this continued growth they have a great opportunity for a Senior Planner to join them on a permanent basis, based in their offices near Belfast. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual.

The Role:
The Senior Planner will play a crucial role in the planning and coordination of various elements, ensuring timely and efficient execution of projects. Responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate with the project team to develop comprehensive phased project programmes
  • Producing marked up drawings relevant to the project phases
  • Conduct thorough analysis of project requirements
  • Prepare detailed project timelines, identifying critical paths and key milestones
  • Coordinate with internal departments, external contractors, and suppliers to ensure seamless project execution
  • Monitor project progress with as built programmes, whilst identifying potential risks and developing proactive mitigation strategies
  • Maintain accurate project documentation, including progress reports, change orders, and relevant correspondence
  • Provide expertise and support to the project team, addressing any planning-related issues that may arise
  • Assisting the estimating department on project bids including programme creation, resourcing requirements & capacity planning
  • Producing resource histograms relevant to capacity planning/labour requirements/cash flow forecasts
  • Play a key role at internal/external project meetings
  • Assist with EOT claims by providing programme related input relating to delay entitlement
  • Carry out what IF scenarios to forecast risks/opportunities
  • Assist the production team with planning input to the production planning tools
  • Demonstrates commercial acumen with awareness on cash flow, claims & stock management
  • Periodic visits to construction sites within the UK & Ireland may be required

The Ideal Person:

  • Degree qualified or other relevant qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a Planner role
  • Confident individual able to challenge internal/external project stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality results
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple tasks concurrently across diverse projects
  • Proficient in Project Planning Software (ASTA Powerproject is preferred)
  • Facades / Architectural Glazing background is ideal

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