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Project Planner

United Kingdom
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Engineering & Technical
29 Oct 2021
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About The Role

Our Aviation and Defence division are presently seeking to recruit a Planner to join their growing team.

You will be supporting the project management teams with various Project Controls duties for a variety of construction work elements from maintenance through to major projects under framework and standalone contracts.

The Planning team provide vital support to the project management function with various Project Controls duties across the division. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • the production and ownership of project schedules
  • NEC Programme Administration (Contract Programmes, Delay Analysis etc.)
  • production of Tender Programmes
  • supporting Senior Managers with the updating of various management trackers and tools.

The role is predominantly based at Heathrow and Gatwick but will involve working from home, other airports, and defence sites across the country.

Key Attributes

  • The Planning Team is expected to have a thorough understanding of planning software and thus candidates must have a proven experience using scheduling software such as Primavera P6 and or Microsoft Project.
  • Must be a good communicator with strong interrogation and interviewing skills - the role requires the individual to work with all levels of operational managers to gather and capture information to produce programmes and reports.
  • Understanding of the NEC suite of contracts and the contract’s programme requirements
  • Demonstrable competence in using Microsoft Excel.
  • Must have experience working within construction industry – an understanding of Aviation or Defence environments and working requirements is desirable but not required.
  • Candidates must be able to show an attention to detail and the ability to manage their time across multiple different duties.
  • Candidates should be keen to learn and develop
  • Analytical minded with the ability to see change and its effects

In return we offer:

  • Highly attractive Salary 
  • Pension
  • Bonus
  • Car or car allowance
  • Medical
  • Paid Holiday
  • A dynamic & supportive work environment 
  • A real opportunity to make an impact


**Dyer & Butler are an Equal Opportunities Employer**