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Lead Planner

  • Bury
  • Full Time
  • Operations

Open until: June 30, 2024

About Us

Exyte Hargreaves is a mechanical HVAC contractor, specialising in Ventilation and Smoke & Fire Safety. We offer a comprehensive service spanning Design, Engineering (including Digital & BIM), Procurement & Manufacture, Installation and Testing & Commissioning). Our business operates across many core market sectors, including Energy & DECOM, Defence, Transport, Residential and Commercial.

For over 150 years we’ve delivered some of the most complex, challenging, iconic projects in the world.

The Role

We are looking for a Lead Planner who will be responsible for developing, analysing, and updating the project programme and supporting documents throughout the lifetime of the project. You will be responsible for initiating and maintaining the detailed Construction Programme together with a Design and Package Procurement Schedule, in order to ensure that work is being carried out to meet the Project requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the abilities to create, update & monitor a project programme and communicate with project team, S/C and client
  • Carry out initial site surveys and discussions to establish and develop project requirements
  • Development of the project programmes with relevant parties, including sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Responsible for programme development and implementation plans to ensure works carried out in compliance with internal policies procedures & work information
  • Ensure compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
  • Ensure projects are completed within specified timescales, specifications and budgets
  • Benchmarking and monitoring of projects, ensuring they are running to schedule and to promote continuous improvement; informing the project team of any slippage
  • Provision of weekly and bi-weekly progress reports, whilst flagging critical path items, and possible risks identified
  • Developing the risk register of the project with the project team, update and monitor it
  • Continually update relevant project documentation following internal procedures
  • Actively encourage/develop alternative construction techniques to achieve better timescales, whilst maintaining the project requirements for budget, quality and safety
  • Maintaining records of the project timeframes and achievements for future reference
  • Support and actively encourage the development of direct report/s

About You

You will have Project planning experience (ideally MEP) within the construction industry. Ideally you will have a degree in a relevant engineering discipline or a HNC in a relevant engineering discipline. The role requires Primavera Software P6 knowledge, and you must have an understanding of the company’s contractual obligations. You will have excellent communications skills and strong analytical and logical skills. This role requires a Full UK driving licence.

Our Core Competencies

Our five Core Competencies set the foundation for collaboration, learning and development. They will help turn our Vision and Values into action; provide a common language to talk about our skills; and offer a common basis to drive success across our business.

  • Grow Talent: Our goal as an organisation is to attract competent people, retain dedicated employees and develop talented colleagues within each operational level to build a future-ready company.
  • Drive Results: To keep and grow our strong market position, we must transform our corporate strategy directly into measurable and sustainable results.
  • Take Ownership: We strive to establish an appreciative culture in which all employees feel empowered and take responsibility.
  • Embrace Change: To develop products and services that go beyond what is imaginable today.  We, as an organisation, must be agile.  As individuals we must remain curious.
  • Inspire Customers: Creating value for our clients is a key component of our growth strategy.  Therefore, client satisfaction should be an important motivator for us individually and collectively.

Exyte Hargreaves is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, religion, race, ethnic origin, disability, marital status or parental status. We base all our employment decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.

To apply please get in touch by emailing or use the application form on this page to submit your application directly.

Open until: June 30, 2024