Senior Planner

May 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Senior Planner

Job Title: Senior Planner
Location: Oxford Station, Oxford
Business Area: Kier Infrastructure - Major Projects
Job Grade: M2

Kier Infrastructure Major Projects are currently recruiting for a Senior Planner to fully manage, monitor, develop and drive all aspects of our Oxford Station programme of works.

Key Responsibilities

In this exciting Senior Planner role, you'll play a key role within the Oxford Station project to aid delivery to time and budget. You'll ensure the programme is continually developed, communicated, reviewed, monitored, and efficiently delivered across all stages of the project planning life cycle, supporting the project management team through construction and into handover. Working closely with the operational team to plan the sequence of work, logistics, and resourcing of the project, as well as monitoring and providing the conscience of the project, through the design phase. As expected with a senior planning role, regular identification of change and early warning matters are an absolute, which will require production, and subsequent communication of assessments with the commercial team to manage any change.

What are we looking for?

You'll have:
  • Demonstrable experience in contract planning for a main contractor, preferably under NR12 contract conditions, including change management
  • Proven delivery experience of large-scale infrastructure projects with a sound technical knowledge of the construction process
  • Experience of civil engineering carried out in a complex rail environment with consideration of multiple stakeholders
  • High level of competency within Primavera P6, including cost loading
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong leadership, management, and problem-solving skills and can take the lead with client interfaces
  • A proactive, enthusiastic, and collaborative approach, with good attention to detail

    Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

    Rail is a key area of infrastructure, and this permanent position offers an opportunity to grow into a key member of the Kier Infrastructure planning team, actively contributing to our targeted growth. If you have a delivery focused approach and strong attention to detail, then we want to hear from you!
    Find out more here about the great rewards and benefits we offer our employees.

    Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds, and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. Take a look here to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion. If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these by emailing

    Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.
    Recruitment agencies - we are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters. The recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL should we require assistance. For further information, visit our careers help page.

    Closing Date: Friday 1st July 2022