Senior Planner

Contact Cian Kavanagh
  • Salary: 65,000 - 75,000
  • Location: UKLondon & SE
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, a leading construction company, our seeking a Senior Planner to join their team in Orsett, London. Our client specialises in tunnelling and underground infrastructure projects in London and throughout the UK, with a strong pipeline of work for the next 5 years.

As a Tunnelling Planning Specialist, you will work closely with various departments, project managers, and stakeholders to develop comprehensive and efficient project plans that ensure successful project execution..

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  • Develop and implement effective planning strategies for tunneling projects, ensuring alignment with project objectives, timelines, and budget constraints.
  • Collaborate with project managers and engineers to gather requirements and conduct thorough analysis of site conditions, logistics, and resource availability.
  • Utilize advanced software tools to create detailed schedules incorporating critical path analysis.
  • Monitor project progress, collaborate with procurement teams, and provide support to junior planners.
  • Continuously improve planning processes and stay updated with industry trends to enhance project outcomes.


  • Demonstrated expertise in planning and scheduling tunneling projects, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Proficient in utilizing industry-standard planning software such as Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project to generate comprehensive project schedules.
  • Extensive knowledge of tunneling techniques, methodologies, and related construction processes.
  • Possesses strong analytical skills to assess complex project requirements and devise practical solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, enabling effective collaboration with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills, allowing for the successful handling of multiple projects concurrently.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and a dedication to delivering high-quality work within tight deadlines.
  • Familiarity with UK construction regulations, health and safety standards, and environmental considerations.
  • Willingness to occasionally travel to project sites within the UK.

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