Senior Planner Job, Yopal

Superb Senior Planner role for a great Engineeirng Consultants specialising in Rail projects. Assitsing the planning and executation of headline projects across the UK rail industry.

Senior Planner


To provide technical planning expertise on bids and projects to ensure accurate programmes and project control materials are in place, assist the Principal Planner. Also, to provide functional support where required as detailed below



Produce comprehensive and professional programmes and project controls materials for bids and projects in line with the required timescales

Ensure Baseline programmes are in place and accepted by the client to form the basis to capture change and demonstrate cause and effect

Analyse performance of planning and project control material and advise the project team of likely impact and recommend improvements/mitigation

Ensure the project team is aware of and understands the programme, project drivers, key deliverable, critical and sub critical paths

Implement and maintain the requirements outlined in the Planning Manual on Projects and Bids

Undertake any other related responsibilities as directed by the Head of Planning & Principal Planner


Ensure accurate planning estimates are established for bids & projects

Ensure programmes are accurately cost loaded and include all sanctioned changes


Represent the function / business with stakeholders (Clients, Suppliers, other internal business functions/Disciplines)

Coaching & mentorship of juniors within the planning function


Experience and proven track record of successfully fulfilling planning roles on complex multidisciplinary contracts

Experience and proven track record of managing and delivering through others

Applied understanding contracts and their application to Projects/Bids

Expert in the use of planning software and associated applications

Technical and commercial background in sector

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Advanced/Expert knowledge of various planning systems and techniques


Self-motivated with drive and enthusiasm whilst being open, honest and flexible, seeking support when required

Proactively and collaboratively interacts with other business functions and stakeholders

Demonstrates alliancing and collaboration behaviours

Proven track record of problem solving

Nurture talent /growth through mentorship


To uphold and act in accordance with the Group’s values, behaviours and strategic objectives within the context of the duties of the post.

To support and adhere to the Group’s policies on Equality, Diversion and Inclusion.

To comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act and associated legislation in so far as they relate to the duties of the post.

To comply fully at all times with the policies relating to conduct at work.

Deputy Post Holder

Where required i.e. Team Leaders/Key Roles


  • Yopal (, Colombia)
    Job Location
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    Important Job Skills
  • Up to £45000 per annum
    Job Salary/Pay Rate
  • Permanent
    Employment Type
  • Senior
    Job Level

  • Job Category