Senior Planner

  • Job Reference: 3492
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2024
  • Location: Liverpool - Kier House, Kier House, Windward Drive, Estuary Business Park, Speke, Merseyside, L24 8Q
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Planner

We're looking for a Senior Planner to join our Design team based in the Liverpool / North of England region reporting to our Major Projects Nuclear team in Speke.

Location: Liverpool, Speke

Contract: Permanent, Full Time - Hybrid working is an available option with site expectation at least 3 times a week.


As Senior Planner, you'll be working within the Nuclear Major Projects team, supporting in a major energy project delivering nuclear grade reinforced concrete and infrastructure on one of the UK's largest projects. Working initially on a project through to completion, then working on further nuclear projects within our Natural Resources, Nuclear and Networks business unit. The works are centred around large scale reinforced concrete construction and experience in this area is essential, along with extensive management of change and impact programme creation in the NEC contract environment.

Your day to day as a Senior Planner will include:

  • Lead the planning to deliver an NEC Option C contract to build a reinforced concrete frame building.
  • Produce programmes for acceptance, impact programmes, weekly lookaheads, project controls dashboards, reports, and programme narratives.
  • Analyse project metrics, in particular rates of work to ensure key programme dates can be tracked with accuracy and displayed in project dashboards.
  • Support the commercial team to produce accurate forecasts to the end of project based on labour resource and materials forecasting.

What are we looking for in a Senior Planner?

This role of Senior Planner is great for you if:

  • UK NEC contract based planning experience.
  • Must be familiar with reinforced concrete frame building techniques/methodologies.
  • Previous construction experience, across a wide range of engineering projects, with a good understanding of commercial and contractual matters.
  • Take ownership and contribute to planning, programme and risk from tender through to project completion.

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

Due to the nature of this role and the nature of the work at this site, you will be required to complete a Government Security Check (SC) Clearance / Counter Terrorism Check (CTC), which takes place during/before your employment, and is conducted by the Cabinet Office's United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) agency who set out a pre-requisite criteria including residency history. (Applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case-by-case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us - To read more about our programme to support people with convictions into employment, visit ). This role will also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier