Vacancy details

Senior Planner

Location: Bletchley

Bletchley Depot

Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is recruiting for a Senior Planner to join our project delivering works to upgrade Bletchley Rail Depot. Reporting to the Project Manager, the Senior Planner will be responsible for

Developing and planning a programme of works to comply with the Contract and Works Information, and to reflect the most efficient and effective sequence to deliver the project.



        Ensure that all activities are planned with time allocated for HSE needs such as documentation and approvals, training, competency checks etc.

        Ensure the plan and programme incorporate allowance for safe working methods and timely construction. This is likely to include stage diagrams to explain the proposed sequence.

        Identify risk to the programme, make time risk allowance in the programme and contribute to the tender risk and opportunity schedule/register.

        Be aware of the bid win strategy and contribute to the strategy with innovation options.

        Communicate the methods proposed and the sequence of the plan to the project team utilising visual aids (e.g. stage diagrams; sequence diagrams etc.) to suit.

        Liaise with the Estimating and temporary works departments to ensure allowance is made in Preliminaries and the programme for temporary works.

        Challenge and verify suppliers and sub-contractors programme and methodology

        Determine the requirements for Site set-up and independently prepare phasing, logistics and timeslices along with associated methodology/narratives as required by the tender deliverables


Person Specification

        Degree qualified within an engineering discipline or equivalent

        Extensive experience in planning on civil engineering or building projects, either office or site based.

        Advanced use of specialist software e.g. Primavera P6, CAD, PowerPoint , 4Projects etc.

        Professional Membership:  ICE or APM Membership is desirable


To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting reference IW-Plan to


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