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Senior Project Planner

Altrincham, Birmingham, Milton Keynes

Up to £90,000

Full Time


Dandara Living is the specialist built-to-rent division of the Dandara Group. We are award-winning developers and operators of apartment buildings designed specifically for the rental market.

Our growing portfolio includes more than 7,400 homes in 10 towns and cities across the UK, and we now require an experienced Senior Project Planner with experience of working on large-scale residential projects to join our growing team.

About You

With proven experience working on major residential projects in the UK, you have a relevant construction degree and demonstrate strong planning and programming skills using tools such as Primevera, Asta and/or MS Project.

You have strong interpersonal and organisational skills, with the ability to lead and monitor a multi-disciplinary delivery team of in-house personnel and external consultants through the acquisition, planning, pre-commencement, and construction phases.

About the Role

This is a varied role which encompasses a variety of areas including land appraisal, tender/procurement, and pre-commencement, through to construction.

Land Appraisal

  • Construction input at land appraisal stage, advising on site constraints, programme, construction issues, method of construction and phasing options to maximise site potential
  • Identification of all abnormal elements and risks, asssuming responsibility for the preparation and monitoring of the pre-aquisition / planning programme and information required schedule.

Tender / Procurement / Pre-Commencement

  • Assisting with identification and evaluation of contractors including scope of works
  • Preparation and monitoring of the delivery programme and information required schedule
  • Production and monitoring of the project delivery programme, information required schedule and co-ordination of design in conjunction with the design manager
  • Production of site constraints plans, site logistics and phasing plans
  • Assisting with the review of the design and specification, managing, and evaluating alternatives
  • Input into the project risk register including mitigation measures
  • Identify and evaluate off site and infrastructure works in conjunction with the Building Services Manager
  • Assist with the delivery of pre-contract site activities including surveys, investigations and enabling works, and identify and perform the duties required under the CDM regulations
  • Assist with the evaluation of tender returns and final contract negotiations.

Construction Phase

  • Production and monitoring of the project delivery programme, agree phasing, handover and occupation strategy with the delivery team
  • Develop the site constraints plans, site logistics and phasing plans with the delivery teams including ongoing monitoring and updates as necessary.


For more information or to submit your CV, please contact vacancies@dandaraliving.com

Important Note

Dandara Living ONLY accepts direct applications. We accept no responsibility for any fees or costs related to applications or CVs submitted by recruitment agencies.

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