Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a great opportunity for a Construction Planner to join our team within Vistry West London based at our office in Ealing, London. As a Construction Planner you will provide support to the Construction Department and interface with other Departments (ie Development, Technical, Finance and Commercial) during all phases of a project. This would be required over one or several projects, as and when required.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and discretionary annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare 
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits
  • Mentoring on company systems, residential project planning, business drivers and financial modelling

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Some experience of working with multiple external stakeholders/suppliers.
  • An ability to use written and verbal forms of communication effectively with all stakeholders and to keep people engaged and updated throughout the build process and at key times.
  • Good level of IT skills and proficient in numerous packages such as MS Excel/PowerPoint/Word, and Asta
  • The ability to analyse data and extract key bits of information to undertake/present trend/gap analysis.
  • Previous experience in construction planning (residential planning is desirable)
  • Some experience of forecasting and delivering to a forecast as effectively as possible.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to motivate and engage people operating within all levels of the business either directly or indirectly employed.
  • Forward thinking, with the ability to see problems coming before they arise and think both fast and strategically to overcome them.
  • Ability to work closely within a team or autonomously.
  • A driven individual who is a ‘self-starter’ with a desire to ‘be the best’
  • The candidate would preferably have a BTec, HND, NVQ or a degree in the Built Environment Professions (eg Construction Management/ Civil Engineering/ Architecture etc).

More about the Construction Planner role…

  • You will play a large part in developing one planning system that will be used by the Construction department and the wider business.
  • To assist with the preparation and revision of construction and preconstruction programmes
  • To assist with the preparation and alteration of construction logistics plans, visual time slices and tender presentations (from a construction planning perspective)
  • To assist with the production of 3D models
  • To assist with the preparation of CEMPs (Construction and Environmental Management Plans)
  • To prepare sets of progress reporting schedules in Excel
  • To update a monthly progress report on projects
  • To maintain the programme issue record, correct filing and ensure proper distribution of up-to-date programmes and logistics
  • To obtain feedback from site regarding programme accuracy, with the view to improvement going forward
  • Visits to site, with the objective of broadening his/her knowledge of construction methodology and building standards, as well as to verify progress reported by these sites.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We’re proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We’re also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we’re making Vistry.



Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Aurora House,71 – 75 Uxbridge Road, London, W5 5SL

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