Senior Planner
London, United Kingdom
5d ago

Job Summary

We are looking to recruit a Senior Construction Planner to join our team in London.

As the builder of some of the world’s most iconic and challenging structures ever conceived, we transform design concepts into tangible assets through a comprehensive approach to construction that is informed by our diverse technical expertise.

With nearly 100,000 employees serving clients in over 150 countries around the world. We are a leader in key markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, high-

rise buildings, energy, oil and gas, water, and government.

We provide a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients.

Our UK Construction Services business line is a relatively new construction company based in London having already delivered a number of projects through both Construction Management and Design & Build forms of contract.

It has an exciting pipeline of potential future projects such as Spire London (the tallest residential tower in Western Hemisphere), Portugal Street (two residential towers in Manchester), a commercial building in the City, plus projects resulting in a collaboration with AECOM Capital, the investment developer arm of AECOM.

To serve our growth plan we are looking to recruit a Senior Construction Planner to work closely with the construction project teams to ensure programmes are delivered on time and on budget and also assisting with winning work through major project tenders, RFP’s etc.

Collaborating within each Project Delivery team the Planner will be involved but not limited to the following key responsibilities :

Developing and producing contract and target programs.

Monitoring and updating progress, including progress reporting using a variety of methods.

Review and critical feedback of third party programmes.

Identifying and assessing delay for Head Contracts and Sub Contracts

Creating and implementing master programs which incorporate the planning requirements of the


Leading planning workshops and meetings with Clients, Sub Contractors and Project Teams

Work closely with design and construction teams to develop co-ordinated deliverables,

methodologies, logistic strategies and phasing plans.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will need to have experience in :

  • Excellent knowledge of various programming software including Asta Powerproject , Primavera P6
  • and Microsoft Project.

    Project planning processes and the project life-cycle.

    Developing programmes from first principles using detailed quantities and logistical analysis.

    Master programming including the design, procurement, pre-construction, construction, and

    commissioning stages.

  • Knowledge of the statutory approvals and procurement processes necessary for building and civil
  • engineering design and construction.

    Trackers and information required schedules.

    Reviewing of contractor schedules, schedule risk analysis.

    Preferred Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have :

    Degree in a construction related field.

    Significant experience in D&B and CM projects across numerous building typology

    Membership of a professional body (e.g.) CIOB

    What We Offer

    AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people.

    It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide.

    It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

    AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

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