About the opportunity
Join the Portakabin culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Construction Planner to join our Project Delivery team to proactively prepare and implement building projects within our Sales department based at our Head Office in York.
As an Assistant Construction Planner, you will be reporting to the Construction Planner and will work closely with assisting the multi-disciplined teams in managing the programmes. As your role within the business progresses, you will experience the full project lifecycle from working on tender management, pre-construction and delivering projects through to completion. This will in terms give you the experience and exposure to the contractual and commercial elements that you will encounter during the full project delivery. We are open to hiring a graduate with a construction related degree and training them in the role.
Contribute to the overall planning process to all levels of the business
Control, Monitor & Analyse project programmes with the project teams
Attend project sites to offer support for the delivery teams
Assist project teams with supply chain programme management
Creating mark ups and phasing plans for project delivery
Housekeeping and administration of programmes
Understand importance of the planning function and helping others around the business
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 (dependant on experience)
Role based: York
Contract type: Permanent
Annual leave: 25 days plus bank holidays
Benefits & Opportunities
Option to buy 5 days of annual leave
Working flexibly principles
Annual performance-related bonus (non-contractual)
A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services
Employee Assistance Program
A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off
Fully funded professional qualifications and membership
Cycle to Work Scheme
Our Ideal Candidate
5 GCSE’s grade A-C or above or equivalent
Full UK driving licence essential
Understanding of traditional construction methods
Experience of working within construction
Basic understanding of off-site or traditional construction methods
Educated to degree level or equivalent (preferably construction related)
Understanding of project lifecycle and management
Knowledge of construction programming techniques
Measurement and reporting of project progress
Understanding of commercial contracts (JCT, NEC 3/4)
Competent in the use of programming software (ASTA Powerproject)
Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.
If you’d like to discuss the role please contact email@example.com
As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.
Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 2,000 people across ten European countries.
As an equal opportunities employer, Portakabin is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.
We are committed to making reasonable adjustments throughout the application, recruitment, and onboarding processes for candidates that require additional support and/or adjustments to be made.