Construction Planner


Atkins Search are recruiting for a Construction Planner to join an established, leading construction main contractor based in the East Midlands.

Please note – if you are an Assistant Planner or have previous construction planning experience, your application will be considered.


Our client is one of the most established and successful main contractors in the East Midlands, delivering varied projects from commercial, education, leisure, industrial and healthcare sectors.

Due to securing several projects, there is an opportunity for an experienced Construction Planner to join the business.

  • Privately owned, successful and local main contractor
  • Exciting growth plans for the future coupled with progression plans for employees
  • Local, dynamic and varied projects
  • Collaborative, team-oriented culture


Operating as the Planner, you will be focused on project delivery, responsible for producing and monitoring programmes, working collaboratively with the Contracts Managers to ensure projects are running on time.

Working as part of an established team, you will be operating across the Midlands and South Yorkshire, assisting in the delivery of various schemes with values of up to £20m.


  • Chair progress meetings and site walk-arounds with site teams
  • Produce programmes with the site teams to create strategic solutions
  • Demonstrate a full understanding of the project to propose and assess improvements to ensure successful completion
  • Assist in the production of logistics plans, method statements, prelims and temporary work schedules
  • Manage the planning and programme process
  • Checking completeness of supply chain packages


To be considered for this role the successful Construction Planner will ideally have the following background and experience:

  • Planning software knowledge and experience (ideally Asta Powerproject, Microsoft project, P6, Primavera or similar)
  • Experienced in different types of project planning and programme works
  • Demonstrable experience within a similar Planning role for a Construction Contractor
  • Construction related qualification(s)


Some of the exciting perks and benefits that they offer a
Planner include (but not limited to):

  • Highly competitive salary, £60,000 - £70,000 (negotiable, depending on experience)
  • Car allowance
  • Fuel card
  • Pension contribution
  • Bonus scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Professional training and development
  • Laptop and mobile phone

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.

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