Planning Administrator

  • Job Reference: 210550
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Aylesford, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus benefits package
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The Planning Administrator, sitting within the Operational Support section of the business, is responsible for ensuring that all job packs approved by the Validation team are assigned a realistic delivery date within SLA. The main objective of this role is to maximise the efficiency of the Operational teams by ensuring that they have a full work pack of fluid jobs. The Planning Administrator will work closely with both DLO (Direct Labour Operatives) and Sub Contractors to guarantee the delivery of all jobs.


Create Monthly, Weekly and Daily Schedules of Work

Liaise with the Delivery Team to ascertain the workload volume capability for the teams on given dates

Ensure that all teams have a full schedule of work to maximise the delivery output

Make time critical decisions to minimise delivery fallout due to on-day/short notice limitations or issues which arise

Update internal and Client Systems to ensure that the latest job information is visible to clients and internal staff

Attend regular conference calls and meetings with internal and external stakeholders to improve processes, minimise issues, and work collaboratively to increase delivery

Any other reasonable request as determined by management

Knowledge & Key Skills

Knowledge of MS Office Package

Good level of IT competency

Organisational Skills

Communication Skills

Attention to Detail

Problem Solving

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

In return we will give you a competitive reward and benefits package including:

Competitive salary
Matched pension scheme up to 7.5%
Free Life Assurance
Access to a range of attractive flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
Two employee Share Scheme options
Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
Employee Assistance Programme
Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
So what are you waiting for? Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/ standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Let's keep our world working!

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

Kier is an inclusive employer

Closing date: 01/03/2021