Tender Planner

Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 DoE

Industry: Rail

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Yorkshire & Humberside

Reference: 27805mk

Expiration date: 01 November 2017


****Previous Rail experience essential**** The purpose of the role is to develop competitive cost effective tender programmes to meet identified customer needs.

The key tasks and responsibilities are, but not limited to:

 Build a programme from first principles in Primavera P6 and other planning software packages.
 Liaise with estimating to determine sufficiency and compliance of internal resources and also subcontractor/supplier quotations with respect to programme/methodology
 Input into the tender strategy
 The presentation of tender programmes to senior management at tender review meetings
 Liaison with the delivery teams in respect of placing supplier / subcontractor enquiries
 Technical appraisal of construction labour, plant, materials and temporary works
 The effective analysis and pricing of programme risks
 The preparation of tender submission documents including programme narrative.
 Plant & labour reconciled with estimator.
 Produce Programme what-if scenarios as appropriate.

Person Specification:
Candidates for this role must be a team player and should meet the following criteria:

 Possess a comprehensive contracting and planning background within a commercial / industrial construction environment
 Possess an understanding of the construction process including the importance of innovative solutions
 Ability to coordinate a multi-disciplinary Bid Team when required
 Have an analytical approach, able to understand & follow good planning procedures, be well organised, self-motivated and able to work alone or within a team
 Good communication skills for all levels
 Must be IT literate, particularly with MS Word & Excel
 An in depth knowledge of common construction planning software


Educational/Professional Qualifications: 

HND / Degree in a related discipline or compensating experience