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Assistant Project Planner

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design, Construction

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + car allowance, package

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012021-72490_1611307510

  • Published:

    22 January 2021

  • Expiry date:

    23 March 2021

Job Title - Assistant Project Planner

Location - West London

Project - Residential

Salary - £25,000 / £35,000 + Car allowance and package

The Role / Client

Cobalt are currently working with a privately owned contractor that are looking to bring an assistant planner into their very successful planning department. The right candidate could either be a site manager or project manager that is looking to move into the Project Planning world. This role will see you working alongside one of London's top senior planners and working on a one-on-one basis to help build over 1000 residential units.

Construction objectives

  • Exceptional health and safety standards

  • Outstanding levels of quality in the way we do our business and, in our product,

  • Considerate to our environment in everything we do

  • Always on time

  • Within budget with optimum profit

  • Exceed our customer expectations

Main principles and tasks

To assist the Construction Planners and site teams with the preparation and alteration of programmes

  • To assist the Construction Planners and site teams with the preparation and alteration of logistics plans

  • To record, prepare and distribute the site water and electrical consumption figures required to obtain code for sustainable homes points.

  • To assist in the preparation of reports and submission documents.

  • To maintain the programme issue records and ensure that all relevant people have a copy of the most up to date programme.

  • To carry out site Progress audits and ensure reporting is accurate.

  • To help prepare and monitor the site production schedules.

  • To visit site and obtain feedback from site so as to improve programme accuracy going forward.

  • To assist in preparing progress and unit delivery forecast reports.

  • To aid in the preparation of progress reports for divisional board meetings and visit site as necessary to compile the required progress information.

Key skill sets required

  • Asta Power projects​

  • Microsoft office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

  • Good communication skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • ​Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised

  • ​Organised and methodical

  • Willing to take guidance and to learn

  • Logical thinking - clear perception of the sequences involved in construction

  • Able to think outside the box with the view to improving project delivery

  • Some site experience

If you are looking for a role like this then please apply with your up to date CV below.