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Morgan Sindall Construction and Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Senior Planner
Contract type
Full time permanent

Senior Planner

Location: Heathrow Airport 

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. 

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We have a fantastic opportunity within our Aviation business for an ambitious and talented Senior Planner within the Q6 Framework at Heathrow Airport. 

The successful candidate will be joining the existing team of passionate and dedicated Planners working together on this innovative project. 

We are looking for Senior Planners who have a wealth of knowledge in the construction and infrastructure industries, they will play a major role in ensuring the projects goals and objectives are delivered. We are seeking long term resource for current and future works at Heathrow Airport.

Previous experience in engineering with a civil engineering contractor is essential, as well as extensive experience in a Planning role. You will have widespread knowledge in programme and project management, project planning, (including programme controls) project review, and cost and risk analysis.  You will have the ability to plan projects from first principles, including take-offs from drawings, logic linking and a good understanding of construction outputs to define task durations. 

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. 


As a Senior Planner you will:

  • provide planning management and support to the pre-contract and contract operations
  • coordinate with bid and construction teams to manage and control the planning and programming aspects of bid proposals
  • produce, manage, and update the construction programme and its communication to customers and stakeholders
  • Produce tender deliverables as required
  • Produce reports and programme commentary to customers and the project team
  • Formally issue programme updates to the customer
  • Develop and produce fully logic linked and integrated tender programme
  • Manage the planning and programme process by closely monitoring development and implementation of the programme
  • Ensure planning and programming is produced on time
  • Ensure processes are followed on all projects
  • Attend all tender meetings as required
  • manage and incorporate change events into the construction programme
  • jointly with the commercial team, secure full entitlement under the contract 

As an experienced Senior Planner you will be educated to professional level with a relevant degree or equivalent in a core business disciplineYou will be conversant and proficient in the use of Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project. 

About the Heathrow Team:

Morgan Sindall is 1 of 4 Delivery Integrators working at Heathrow Airport within the Q6 Framework.  Our works are focused around the Airside / Landside Lot and cover a large portfolio of projectors working at Heathrow Airport within the Q6 Framework.  Our works are focused around the Airside / Landside Lot and cover a large portfolio of projects that include civil engineering, mechanical and electrical and building works throughout the footprint of Heathrow Airport.  We have a long history of successfully delivering works at Heathrow Airport and our reputation has been founded upon this.  We have over 200 employees, including a direct labour force delivering these projects and a well-developed and trusted supply chain.  We have a plan for long term growth year on year and this is underpinned by our recruitment programme, including experienced managers, a graduate recruitment process and also strengthening of our self-performing capabilities through investment in apprentices.  Looking forwards there is even greater opportunities at Heathrow Airport within the next expansion plans and further afield the 3rd runway development.

 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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