Atkins Search are recruiting for a Planner to join a dynamic and progressive Construction Consultancy based in North Derbyshire with hybrid working available.

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


Based in North Derbyshire, my client is a multi-disciplinary, reputable Construction Consultancy with an enviable reputation for delivering some of the region's most prestigious schemes.

My client pride themselves on their collaborative culture, quality of service and dedication to their people, partners and clients.

My client can offer you a diverse workload that is tailored to your preferences and strengths as well as the opportunity to become a truly integral part of their growing business.


As a Planner, you will be responsible for providing planning and programming services, including pre construction
and programme delivery,
to a variety of different Blue Chip clients across construction, built environment
and civil engineering sectors.


  • Set up programmes from inception to commissioning and completion
  • Set up and manage auditable trails of programmes
  • Understand what makes each project unique and establish programmes around key milestones
  • Collate & validate project progress and report to the Project Management team
  • Provide an effective planning and reporting service to project managers and stakeholders
  • Facilitate the production of the project work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Prepare, monitor and forecast schedules during all project phases including input during the estimating and tendering phases
  • Identify and track all changes or potential changes to the project baseline and subsequent underpinning of change control mechanisms


To be considered for this role the successful 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 Consultancy or 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, £40,000 - £60,000 (negotiable, depending on experience)
  • Car allowance
  • Pension contribution
  • Annual bonus
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Annual salary review
  • Hybrid working
  • Professional training and development
  • Mileage and expense reimbursement
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Regular social events
  • Relaxed working environment with a collaborative culture
  • Clear career path and realistic opportunities to progress

My client’s priority is to work together to deliver lasting, successful, quality outcomes to leave a positive legacy. As their employees are the heart of their business, their priority is to keep them happy, engaged and safe at work.

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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