Senior Planner

Location Preston, Lancashire, England
Job-type Permanent
Salary £65000 - 70000 per year
Contact Nicole Keeling
Call 07894 235 609
Reference 3698623NK

Senior Planner


£65,000 - £70,000 + Company car/car allowance

A main contractor who’s renowned for significant investment into their employees, are looking for a Senior Planner to join their business and work on a large portfolio of rail projects throughout the Northern region. 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.

This company have seen tremendous growth over the last few years, becoming one of the most recognisable contractors in the rail industry. Having earnt a status as a contractor who deliver work with the utmost speed and quality, you can guarantee you will be part of an environment which is abundant in success.

The Opportunity:

Reporting into the Head of Programme, you will be joining the Planning team as a Senior member which will see you undertaking a truly multi-faceted role, dealing with the Site Teams, Engineering, Commercial, and Regional Operations Management.

Using Primavera 6 software, you will be assisting in the preparation of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes for a variety of rail projects including, but not limited to Platform extensions, Station refurbishments and Signal box refurbishments.

As the business is growing at an exponential rate, there will be huge progression opportunities for the right person, meaning building your own team or moving upwards to regional management.


For this position, the company is offering a basic salary of £65,000 to £70,000 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.

On top of this generous package, you can expect to join a company that truly take extra care with their employees and have a proven track record of helping people climb the ladder in their career.

About You:

Due to the nature of this position, it is a given that you will be an established Planner with a wealth of experience on multi-disciplined rail projects using Primavera P6 software. Ideally, you will come from a Tier 1 contractor and will have moved into the position from a technical background such as an Engineer or Agent.

You will be an ambitious individual and a team player who can communicate with multiple stakeholders and ensure a seamless programme management process.

  • HND/HNC/BSC Civil Engineering

You can either apply directly or email your CV to Following your application shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an initial telephone interview.


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