P6 Planner

Location Birmingham
Job-type Permanent
Salary £50000 - 60000 per year
Contact Nicole Keeling
Call 07894 235 609
Reference Nk986273984

P6 Planner


£50,000 - £60,000 + Company car or car allowance

Are you a P6 Planner looking for a position which will provide you with an exciting diversity of work? A main contractor who’s renowned for significant investment into their employees, are looking for a P6 Planner to join their business and work on a large portfolio of rail projects throughout the West Midlands. With an aim to create an exciting place to work whilst executing the job well, you can guarantee you’ll be joining an award-winning company which will provide you with a fulfilling career and a successful future.

The Role

Reporting into the Head of Programmes, you will be working on rail civil engineering projects predominantly consisting of bridges and structures works at GRIP stages 3-8. You can expect to be Planning on 10-12 live schemes concurrently so you must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment! These projects are some of the most exciting in the company’s business and will range in technicality from bridge painting/resurfacing/blasting, all the way through to complex repairs/refurbishments and full bridge demolitions and replacements.

What is expected of me as P6 Planner?

  • You will assist in the preparation of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes, enabling value forecasting, resource requirements, material requirements and equipment requirements to be forward planned.
  • You will take responsibility for project planning and programme and progress monitoring, including information flow, design, programme, and site works.
  • This position is multi-faceted so you will be heavily liaising with the Site Teams, Engineering, Commercial, and Regional Operations management.
  • You will understand what factors drive progress and advise on actions required to meet the project milestones, incorporate these factors into the programme, and ensure that there is an acceptable level of programme risk.
  • Assist in the management of change in regards of impact on programmes and progress and advise where factors are affecting the programme.
  • Provide the planning service for Project procurement, including monthly review of the Procurement schedule.
  • Monitor site progress and assimilate progress for activities on the programme that have or should have progressed in the period.
  • Consider and discuss alternatives and programme improvements.
  • Maintain the as-built programme.

The Company

As one of the UK’s fastest growing contractors, you can be assured to be joining a company saturated with success. Winning contractual awards and industry awards year upon year, the turnover in the business is ever increasing and thanking their employees with exceptional career opportunities and rewards is one of the ways they epitomize their values.

With divisions in both Rail and Construction, the company’s workload stretches across the UK and includes huge schemes for Network rail as well as an extensive portfolio of large civil engineering projects so you can be assured that you’ll always have a busy workload to get your teeth gripped into.


For this position, the company is offering a basic salary of £50,000 to £60,000 per annum, the choice of a company car or car allowance, 26 days holiday + bank holidays with two optional charity days and the option to buy more holidays, funding and support with professional memberships, Pension, Life assurance and an Agile working policy.

About you

To hit the ground running in this role you must have significant experience operating as a Planner building programmes using Primavera 6/P6 software – ideally on rail civil engineering projects involving bridges and structures.

You will ideally come from a main contractor background and must be able to display will, and ability to pragmatically work in a fast-paced environment.

You can either apply directly or email your CV to Nicole.keeling@ganymedesolutions.co.uk. Following your application shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an initial telephone interview.


Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation

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