Senior Planning Manager

About the vacancy

Senior Planning Manager

Full Time, Permanent

Petersfield Based with Hybrid Working

Reports to: Managing Director

Salary: C£60,000 + Package + Vehicle

We are seeking an experienced SSOW and Possessions Planner to join Coombes in a Senior Planning Manager role, on a full time, permanent basis. This is a new role introduced as a result of COOMBES’ continued growth.

The successful candidate will be experienced in works planning and skilled in people management, as this role will require you to lead, manage and develop a small team of SSOW & Possession Planners to effectively produce, collate, distribute and brief on SWPs. This is also a hands-on role, where you’ll be required to produce accurate SWP’s in line with internal and external standards. You will utilise your excellent communication skills to advise on SSOW requirements at external client planning meetings, developing strong relationships along the way.

As Senior Planning Manager, you will work closely with our project and delivery managers and the wider team to ensure all SSOW requirements are understood and met both in the planning stages and when delivering on site.

As well as sharing the ethos and values of our Company, candidates must have the following:

  • Sentinel SSOW Planner competency
  • In-depth knowledge of Network Rail standards and procedures
  • In-depth PPS, GZAC and daytime access planning knowledge
  • Have experience in both DC and AC infrastructure
  • Sentinel Personal Track Safety (PTS)
  • In-depth knowledge of ALO

Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 DOE + package

Working Hours: 40 hours per week, to be worked Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm with 1hr unpaid break each day.

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We will keep your CV on our records for 6 months after the closing date, at which point it will be destroyed.

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