Planner - Highways

Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.

We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

An opportunity has arisen for a Planner to work out of our Head Office in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire. You will work within a multidisciplinary Highways and Civil Engineering Design and Construction Teams who collectively have the responsibility to deliver an annual programme of work. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and updating resourced programmes for site teams for allocated projects within the department using the Management procedures within nmcn. This will be through the use of design notes, short term programmes, WPR sheets and site visits.

What you’ll be doing day to day
  • Creation of programmes to NEC3/NEC4 and JCT Contract Requirements 
  • Programme planning and Management of ‘tender’ bids and ‘live’ projects
  • Receive and understand all project data to integrate into the programme construction activities. 
  • Accurate and timely planning, including progress reporting, critical path analysis and live project monitoring
  • Developing supplementary supporting ‘quality submission’ information to tenders, including methodology, traffic management, resource allocations etc.
  • Site Team Scheduling (Short Term Programmes)
  • Track and identify changes to the accepted programme to NEC3/NEC4 and JCT Contract principles and show impact to stakeholders
  • Programme updating in line with progression of works and production of programme narratives prior to submission
  • Maintain ‘internal’ MSR (Management Status Report) for ‘live projects’
  • Site team meetings/site visits when required
  • Development and creation of internal and external reports
  • Liaising with managers and Engineers to discuss Project progression and address issues
  • Liaise with external contractors and suppliers to organise the phases of the construction development
  • Creation of as-built programmes
  • Personal Development
  • To be pro-active and forward looking to support nmcn and stakeholders in strategic management decisions 

The experience we're looking for in a candidate
  • Industry recognisable qualification 
  • Excellent IT skills and relevant knowledge of Planning software including, Asta Powerproject, Primavera, MS Project
  • Strong Problem solving
  • Strong communication including writing reports and presenting
  • Good understanding of highways engineering principles 

The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required 
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence 
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self-starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

What we can offer you
  • Competitive Salary 
  • Company car / Car Allowance 
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays 
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Holiday trading scheme 
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers) 
  • Free eye test vouchers 
  • Employee share scheme 
  • 3x life assurance 
  • Free Parking 
  • Flexible Working 
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

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