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Senior Planner

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Location Sunderland
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This is a Permanent, Full Time/Flexible Working vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Planner to join our SES team in the North working on a critical project in Sunderland.


SES Engineering Services (SES) is the UK’s pre-eminent design-led Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) provider, specialising in the design and installation of building services and infrastructure solutions. 


SES deliver bespoke, design-led cost-efficient solutions optimised for the whole construction team, by maximising off-site manufacture in our production facility SES PRISM delivering our solutions which minimise onsite resources and interfaces assuring quality and customer satisfaction in a measurable, safe way every time. 


Key Accountabilities will include: 

  • To lead the planning team at project level. The client facing link for the planning function between operations, commercial and design teams
  • Work with the site team and main contractor to ensure the projects have fully integrated programmes sequenced in the correct manner to allow the successful completion of the project 

  • Thoroughly study specifications, drawings and relevant contract documents/ correspondence in conjunction with engineers and surveyors to ensure adequacy of the planning and programming of projects 

  • Carry out regular reporting on projects to allow the site team to understand the programme position in relation to progress 

  • Liaise with the project team to ensure progress reports, progress percentages and drop-down programmes, are produced and issued in accordance with SES Best practice, company procedures and project requirements to allow proper management and commercial protection to be achieved 

We are looking for a qualified Senior Planner with experience of working on M&E projects across a diverse range of sectors and have an advanced level in Asta Power Project. We are looking for someone who is a confident communicator at various levels of profession, proactive and solution driven and comfortable leading planning meetings.

At SES, we are driven by our purpose of inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow. It's a bold commitment and we need the right people, from whatever background, to help us make this happen.

The work we do can make a positive difference to how people live, work and thrive. At SES Engineering Services (SES) we nurture talent, providing you with the opportunity to use your skills and develop and share your knowledge with a network of colleagues.

Making the first steps in your career can be a daunting and exciting time. At SES, we’ve created a programme where all our new joiners – whether direct from school, graduates from a non-construction background or graduates from a construction background, go through the same training programme, starting at different levels. During your initial training whether on placement, apprenticeship or graduate, you’ll receive the right experience, development and support to become professionally qualified and chartered with the relevant membership body.

So, if you’d like to work for an organisation which invests in your continued professional development, and you’re looking for your next challenge, we’d like to hear from you.


Steve Joyce

Managing Director


Steve Tovey

Business Director Midlands & Southwest


Paul Newby

Engineering Services Director


Darren Kehoe

Commercial Director


Nicola O Callaghan

Senior HR Business Partner


Paul Ross

Financial Controller

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