Senior Planning Engineer

  • Job Reference: 6715640
  • Date Posted: 8 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: Avon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Venn Group Engineering
Senior Planner Required

Rate: Dependant on experience
Location: Bristol
Duration: Ongoing temporary to permanent opportunities available

An opening has arisen for a Senior Planning Engineer to work with a large construction company within the retail and fit out industry.

 Day to day duties include:

  • Supporting the pre-qualification process and prepare tender submissions in accordance with the Client’s needs
  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships internally and externally with Client/Consultants and sub-contractors
  • Promoting the business in a professional manner to both external and internal people and organisations
  • Responsible for all pre- and post-tender planning activity and support project team on all planning related matters through to project completion
  • Monitoring progress on live construction sites, attend MPRs, record progress regularly and report any significant delays in the programme to the responsible Director
  • Assisting with the identifying & reporting of all relevant events, insuring we record how they affect the programme of works
  • Establishing and maintaining planning, programme, phasing and reporting standard to suit the needs of the project
  • Overseeing the programme, ensuring it is achieved or adjusted as appropriate
  • Reviewing and monitoring project instructions and variations as they occur advising on any anticipated impact they may have on the project programme or completion date
  • To line manage and motivate direct reports. Responsibilities include performance management and developing skills and capabilities
  • Working in collaboration with the project team and client, client’s advisors and appointed consultants
  • Managing the communication of all necessary information
  • Ensuring full compliance with all Company policies and ISO accreditations
  • To be conversant with current legislation, proposed methods, material and equipment


The successful candidate MUST have:

  • Degree qualified
  • Proven Planning knowledge and experience in construction environment
  • Fully conversant with project planning and management techniques and tools such as Asta, Primevera and Microsoft Project
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to delegate

To discuss this role in more detail and to secure this opportunity, please contact Daniel Hurley or Peter Madge on 0121 616 0683 or alternatively email dhurley@venngroup.com

At Venn Group we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the volume of applications which we receive this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

*Venn Group’s “Recommendation Scheme”: If you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for £25 worth of vouchers from a choice of high street organisations.