Senior Planner – London – Data Centre

AA Euro Recruitment Group

Euro Executive recruitment has been retained by a leading mechanical and electrical engineering contractor to recruit a Lead Planner with M&E experience to work on a large data centre project in the London area.

This is a permanent role that presents an opportunity to work with a leading organisation on a substantial sized project. The ideal candidate will have strong Mechanical and/or Electrical exposure and ideally will have worked on Data Centre projects previously also.

The Role:

  • Provide a high quality of service to the project manager
  • Managing, mentoring and providing guidance to Planners / Juniors as required depending
  • Review Contract documentation and highlight key schedule and tracking requirements
  • Develop Construction schedule based on high level target schedule and WBS received from Project manager
  • Support in client schedule negotiations
  • Labour & Metrics load the schedule based on hours & quantities received from the Commercial Team
  • Develop the required Trackers and Reporting templates
  • Develop fully integrated construction schedule in conjunction with the Main Contractor and Project Manager
  • Measure & track weekly progress and efficiency in consultation with the Site Team and validate this formally with the Commercial Team every 2 / 3 weeks
  • Highlight potential risks and roadblocks to the project team and lead planner on an ongoing basis


  • 3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering(preferably), Building Services Engineering, Quantity Surveying or strong trades background coupled with technical ability may be considered
  • 7+ years experience(M&E preferably)/demonstrate ability to develop and implement plans, monitor and control work
  • Must be capable of producing project plans from design and commercial information
  • Must be capable of coordinating the development of multiple project plans
  • Primavera P6 Planning Software, Microsoft Office tools – Excellent report writing skills
  • Time management essential to satisfy demands of busy schedule
  • Results Orientation
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Customer Service/Relationship Builder
  • Innovates and Improves Processes
  • Attention to Detail
  • Resilience and Positivism
  • Team Worker/Builder

Please contact Darren O`Keeffe on +353 85 866 5682 or e-mail your CV to [email protected]

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