Senior Planning and Programming Manager Jobs

Build a career in the construction industry for satisfying roles such as Senior Planning and Programming Manager Jobs and work with major contractors in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London.

Understanding how a construction site operates is crucial to success in Site Based Planner Jobs. You’ll provide operational planning support, including auditing and reporting on project progress against programme.

There are no strict education requirements to be a Senior Planning and Programming Manager because most people enter Project Management from other areas of the Construction industry.

Typical traits required in project management:

  • Organised and motivated
  • Able to lead others
  • Great attention to detail
  • Assertiveness and able to have hard conversations
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Able to make practical decisions
  • Able to think creatively
  • Can relate to a wide range of people
  • Can work well under pressure and meet agreed deadlines

Duties and responsibilities of Site Based Planners

The day-to-day responsibilities of a Senior Site Based Planner and Programme Manager can include any of the following:

  • Production of comprehensive phasing plans and programmes
  • Communicating with project team, clients and key stakeholders
  • Managing external vendors and that their services meet agreed specifications
  • Progress of programmes with site teams and highlight areas of concern and introduce mitigation measures
  • Liaison with site teams regarding input into programme development
  • Collation of progress information and production of progress reporting.
  • Undertake and prepare delay analysis and collation of reports in conjunction with Project Management Teams
  • Update Programme following change control procedure

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of various construction and civil engineering projects.
  • Recognised qualifications in programme management
  • Experience of senior leadership
  • Experience of influencing, negotiating with and providing challenge to board-level stakeholders
  • Experience of working effectively with risk
  • Creating and managing commercial relationships
  • Managing complex programmes

Expected salary

The pay rates below are approximate

  • Starting: £28,000 - £30,000
  • With experience: £36,500 - £43,000
  • Senior Planners £60,000 - £72,500

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    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18.00 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders require shuttering joiners for ongoing work in Edinburgh.
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    Must have CSCS card, tools and PPE
    Ongoing work and various contract lengths available.

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    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £15.00 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders require groundworkers with dumper/roller tickets for ongoing work in Edinburgh. 
    Previous experience of working on busy construction sites is essential.
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    Must have CSCS card, PPE and dumper/roller.

  3. Labourer

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £11.00 p/h

    Category: Labourer

    Are you immediately available for work in the Edinburgh area.
    We are looking for a team of Labourers with CSCS cards, PPE and the right attitude .
    This will be in the city centre and is ongoing min of 3 months work .
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    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: £16.75 p/h

    Category: Carpenter

    Joiners required for various contracts and various lengths. Immediate starts available
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    Please call Joanne or Craig on 0141 887 1155 to discuss further.

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    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £17.50 p/h

    Category: Bricklayer

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