Assistant Planner – Liverpool
Assistant Planner – Liverpool GB
11h ago

Downing has been operating for 30 years, across three successful divisions : mixed use development, property management, and construction and an award winning, leading provider of innovative, high quality student accommodation across the UK and Scotland.

The business is currently in a rapid period of expansion and its holistic approach is the key to its sustainability. Maintaining a thriving investment portfolio the business is continuing to grow as a major force in the property industry throughout the UK.

As a result, there is an immediate opportunity to strengthen the in-house Construction Team.

The Role :

  • Prepare a programme at tender stage in-line with the prelims and procurement of materials issue to Contracts Manager and Estimator for approval, upon being awarded the contract review programme and re-
  • issue as construction programme.

  • Visit site at tender stage to ensure safe access and record any possible hazards, take site record photographs and issue to site team estimators.
  • Update all programmes in-line with actual site progress, update progress reports for site meeting liaising with site teams with regards to progress.
  • Prepare Tender Programme.
  • Prepare Construction Programme.
  • Prepare short-term, target and finishes programmes for each site, if required.
  • Health and Safety :
  • Ensure adequate time is allowed in tenders and programmes to complete the works safely and monitor during the work process.
  • Required Qualifications :
  • Experience in programming software such Microsoft Project or Asta.
  • A background in the design / build sector of the construction industry preferred.
  • Qualifications & Skills Required :
  • Exceptional organisational and planning skills.
  • Excellent mathematics and IT skills.
  • A knowledge of architecture / Civil Engineering / Surveying.
  • Sound knowledge of construction processes and management.
  • The ability to write monitoring and progress reports.
  • A commitment to high standards.
  • Ability to forecast and create recovery plans.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Construction, Health and Safety regulations and Environmental regulations.
  • Attention to detail.
  • To be dependable and self-motivated.
  • To apply for the position, please forward a copy of your CV with a covering email / letter to hr

    Closing date 29 / 06 / 18

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