About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for a Planner to work across the HS2 project.

Role Purpose:

The planner will be instrumental in the day to day planning function of a Sub Lot. They will also be involved in:

  • Maintenance of working programme.
  • Day to day maintenance of the Clause 32 monthly programme.
  • Production of detailed Sub Lot programmes (in Synchro).
  • Monitor progress against plan and review with Planning lead.
  • Recording ofAs Built data.
  • To establish and maintain positive and effective relationships within the delivery team and sub-contractors.

What you'll be doing

  • Implement the planning responsibilities document.
  • Ensure compliance to HS2 requirements.
  • Capture and integrate current and forecast programme, budget, cost, and risk at asset and sub-asset level
  • Practice best practice and innovation
  • Assist the Project Team to timely deliver projects and improve performance
  • Effectively using IT and systems as a key enabler for gathering and timely and accurate reporting on project performance
  • Live the BBV values
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
  • Collaborative working

Who we're looking for

The following qualities/experience are essential:

  • Computer literacy:

- Primavera (all versions)

- Microsoft Project

- Word/Excel


- Synchro

  • Report writing skills
  • Some site experience of which some must be in relevant disciplines and some as a discipline planner.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Aptitude for logic and attention to detail.
  • Some experience of planning & project control services within large complex environments within the construction and engineering industry
  • An understanding of methods of project controls, planning and performance reporting
  • Knowledge of risk
  • An understanding of the events that initiate, and of the methods used to demonstrate, delay or change entitlement
  • An understanding of the construction market, methods of construction, plant, equipment and labour requirements

Why work for us

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe: HS2.

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2's Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

Diversity and Inclusion: We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership. We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Flexible working: Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations. Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people's personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you.

Disability confident: We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

About us

Balfour Beatty VINCI is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures; creating unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.

In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK's infrastructure needs. Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We've successfully bid and delivered many key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure.

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