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Senior Planner - Cardiff

Position: Senior Planner

Salary: 55-60k plus benefits

Location: Cardiff (hybrid)


Cobalt is working with a global contractor that has an opportunity for a Senior planner to join their already successful team working on numerous projects in the Cardiff area. The role includes tendering on a number of projects within health-care, so the right candidate with have a background within tendering (ideally from a contractor) as well as knowledge of NEC contracts


·Responsible for the planning function on medium to large (or complex) tenders and sites involving complex and detailed analysis of large volumes of information.

·Ensuring that the optimum sequence to deliver the project is reflected in the programme

·To mentor and develop other members of the planning team and undertake a high-level review of other planners work

·Produce a fully linked project programme for the site, tender or pre-qualification purposes to identify critical path, float, risk and opportunity. Ensuring full consideration is given to all restrictions including client and third party approvals and is produced with pre-construction, design and procurement programmes as required

·Instigate and undertake what-if scenarios and report their projected outcomes

·Collaborate with other company staff to ensure that works are planned and organised

·Challenge and verify suppliers and sub-contractors programme and methodology

·Determine the requirements for site set-up and independently prepare phasing, logistics and time-slices along with associated methodology/narratives as required by the tender deliverables

·Prepare and analyse scaffold, temporary services, crane enquires, quotations and the like

·Identify requirements for temporary works and liaise with specialists to produce simulations for tenders/interviews

·Compile prelim books for adjudications

·Work with the supply chain to establish effective relationships and ensure continuous improvement in delivering productivity

·Undertake high-level technical appraisal of other planners

About You:

·Educated within construction.

·NEC Experience

·Worked on Major projects

·Must have Construction built environment experience. Not Rail or Petroleum, or civil

·Proficient in Asta and P6

·Must have site experience.

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