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Project Planner (Construction)

Yoxford, Suffolk

The company

The inhouse building and construction team of the Heveningham Hall Estate, encompassing Sibton Park Estate and Wilderness Reserve, a collection of exclusive-use country houses, luxury holiday cottages, and off-grid boltholes spread over a privately owned 8000 acre country estate. Wilderness Reserve is a long-term conservation and restoration project - protecting English nature and breathing new life into historic properties. It is unlike anything or any place you’ve ever been before.


The job

You'll be working within the inhouse construction team with a focus on project planning, both pre-construction and ongoing projects. Your remit will be to create programmes of work for our many projects of varying scale and complexity (1-bed - 16-bed, leisure buildings, commercial buildings). As a planner, you'll maintain up to date build programmes for each project and be integral to future phasing and procurement.. You'll be visiting sites (all contained within the estate), liaising with our planner, structural engineer, design team, procurement, and site teams.


What you'll need

High-level of construction experience, preferably in residential build

A self-starter and forward-thinker

Confidence to challenge others whilst remaining part of the team

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to absorb and assimilate project information quickly and to demonstrate clarity of thought in developing and presenting solutions.

Ability to combine and analyse programmes to identify labour requirements and future phasing opportunities

Capable of preparing programmes using Microsoft Project or similar software

A Full UK driving licence and your own transport.


Where you'll be based

The offices are based in Yoxford, just off the A12


What you'll receive

- £40,000-£45,000 per annum (employed) dependent on experience

- Opportunity to grow your skillset with the business and take on more responsibility

- Working hours of 8:30am-5:30pm Monday-Friday

- 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

- Stunning working location in the Suffolk countryside


Find out more

To discuss this position in more detail, please send your CV to or call 07983 967143.

All communication will be treated in complete confidence.


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