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Student Life Building (foreground) and the Sports Building (right of the cathedral tower)


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North West England
Contract type:
Full time permanent
Applications close:
24 June 2022
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Location: North West

Talented people are the key to our success

About us:

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry? 

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves.


We have a fantastic opportunity within our Construction business for an ambitious and talented Planner.

The successful candidate will be joining the existing team of passionate and dedicated Planners.

As a Planner you will provide programmes, analysis of programmes and communication within the team as required by the senior planner / planning manager during tender stage and as required by the construction manager during the construction phase.

As a Planner you will take responsibility for delivering specific tasks, goals and objectives. You will work under direction but will be able to work without day-to-day support, however, will refer significant decisions upline. You are expected to work proactively and deliver defined tasks to an industry standard.

Work across multiple tenders providing tender support and multiple projects assessing progress; producing trend analysis data and doing some of the detailed work to support our projects under the guidance of a planner / senior planner.

We are looking for people who share our passion for the project at hand whilst also being able to work within a fun and hardworking team environment.


  • Produce fully logic linked design, procure, and construct tender programmes.
  • Attend all tender meetings incl. settlement if required.
  • Produce tender logistics plans, method statements, and temporary works (TW) schedules (including scaffold).
  • Engage with supply chain and team members to discuss and achieve optimum programme and method solutions.
  • Produce robust fully logic linked design, procurement, construction, and commission tender programmes compliant with tender design and methodology without assistance, for small to medium sized projects.
  • Produce tender deliverables as required (agreed at tender kick off meeting).
  • Work with allocated operations support in the production of method statement and scaffold schedule etc and ensure that programme reflects agreed methods.
  • Produce (or lead if outsourced) logistics plans / phasing plans.
  • Ensure all deliverables are produced to the agreed Tender Activity Programme (TAP) timescales to ensure they are available to other members of the tender team in good time.
  • Engage with supply chain and team members to discuss and achieve optimum programme and method solutions.
  • Assist project managers with onsite planning and reporting requirements.
  • Identify, communicate, and add key programme risks to the risk register.
  • Take tender programmes for small to medium sized projects and in collaboration with site and/or project manager develop target and master programmes, fully logic linked with baseline.
  • If there is no planner on site train the project manager to progress the programme and assist periodically with a programme reschedule and progress reports.


  • HNC / Degree (or equivalent) in Building Studies.
  • CSCS Construction Planner.
  • Competent in project management software; must be competent with Asta PowerProject.
  • Extensive level of construction knowledge and experience in programme and project management, project planning, including programme controls, project review, and cost and risk analysis, with 3 to 5 years experience in a construction role, with a main contractor.


About the North West team:

The North West Team are currently involved in a number of high-profile projects within the Greater Manchester and Merseyside regions. 

Morgan Sindall are active across the North West with strong presence across Greater Manchester and Merseyside.

Recently completed schemes include the Arts and Humanities Building for MMU. Live schemes include a new Engineering Building for Salford University, New Bailey and Islington Wharf Residential Developments, The Spine for Liverpool City Council and the Birkenhead Redevelopment for Wirral Growth Co.

We work primarily in the Education, Commercial, Industrial, Retail, Leisure and Health sectors. Our key clients include MUSE, Liverpool City Council, Manchester Council and Merseyside Police.

Our projects are delivered to the highest quality standards and our teams are exemplary in providing exceptional customer service; truly embracing the ethos of collaborative working. We are passionate and take pride in our projects which ensures that working with us is a positive experience.  As part of our growth, we are now looking for likeminded people to share in our passion and perfect delivery philosophy.


We can potentially consider certain types of flexible working in this role for the right candidate, subject to meeting business needs.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.







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