Project Planner

Job type:Perm
Salary Range:£60,000 to £74,999
Discipline:Business Support
Job ref:PL04062024AB
Post Date:04. 06. 2024

About the Role

Project Planner

We are recruiting on behlf of our client a Project Planner to work at HPC

As a Planner, you’ll be part of a team delivering an exceptional, distinctive and consistent Operational planning experience, which creates an environment where our people can thrive and do their best work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop a professional and effective approach to operational Project planning with business and commercial awareness in order to maximise operational and commercial effectiveness of Dalkia Construction Projects
  • The Planner will contribute across all phases of an Dalkia Project:
  • Tender/ Feasibility and Award Validation phase
  • Build, maintain, review and monitor project programmes
  • Identify planning scope, constraints, and contract requirements
  • Identify resourcing requirements with the Operations team
  • Create, review and maintain Project Programmes in line with Imtech standards
  • Utilise the Dalkia Project Delivery System (PDS)
  • Reconcile Dalkia and sub-contractor plant, labour & material requirements
  • Support Project manager(s) offering technical knowledge on how to develop and implement an effective Project plan
  • Design, Engineering and Procurement phase
  • Monitor and manage progress of Project team against programme
  • Review record keeping, administration, budgets and time
  • Work proactively with Project team manager and team to ensure projects are on track
  • Produce relevant reports for the Project Manager
  • Prepare presentations and data analysis working with Project Managers and subject matter experts as required
  • Proactive approach to liaison across the operation and with clients/suppliers
  • Point of contact for Planning issues develop effective relationships
  • Able to influence impact of planning through effective working relationships
  • Embrace latest methodology and challenge status quo
  • Guide the Project manager with resource loading
  • Develop own performance and effectiveness using feedback and in discussion with planning manager

Capabilities to fulfil the role:


  • Working knowledge of Operational planning processes, practices and systems and the ability to drive their implementation
  • Ability to analyse and interpret operational plans and data in order to drive informed business decisions, and carry them out
  • Commercial awareness of operational projects challenges
  • The ability to build professional working relationships with internal and external staff
  • BIM interface manager


  • Must have experience in  effective multitasking and project management skills
  • Must have strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills and be able to build relationships
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and business acumen, with the ability to challenge the status quo
  • Strong analysis , review and reporting skills
  • Proactive Problem solving
  • Effective relations with  stakeholders proactively
  • Excellent attention to detail and personally well organised and Calm under pressure
  • Good negotiation and influencing skills

Behaviour & Attitude

  • Demonstrate a can do, entrepreneurial attitude and a focus on impact
  • Motivates others to excel delivers success through teams
  • Recognises and ensures positive resolution of conflict
  • Passionate about our sector, embodies the Imtech “IT WORKS” values of Identity, Trust, Working Hard, Open, Robust, Knowledge, Say It – Do It.
  • Keen to continue learning and developing their skillset, having a growth mindset

Educational Qualification Required (preferred):

  • Level 4 HNC Qualification in Construction or Building Services Engineering subjects
  • Good general education 5 x GCSE at C/5 inc. Maths and English
  • Degree BEng/BSc in Construction or related Building Services Engineering would be helpful
  • Competence in MS Project or Asta Powerproject

Previous Work Experience Required:

  • Ideally 2 years of Construction project operations experience in a fast paced organisation
  • Site experience in M or E or other relevant discipline desirable
  • Experience should include a focus on performance management and talent/team development, change management and leadership coaching, as a Business Partner.

How do I apply:

Respond to this advert or call the Bristol Office on 01173326633 and speak to Andy Brooks 
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