Senior P6 Planner


Competitive + car

Closes 29/02/2024

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Senior Project Planner (P6) 

Are you a customer focused team player with the ability to engage and build relationships? Can you deliver exceptional results on a wide range of infrastructure projects? Do want to make a difference in a growing region?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Planner to join our team, based out of our Birmingham Office - and there has never been a better time to join!

The Ideal Candidate

As a Senior Project Planner you will be able to pro-actively deliver project planning from tender to successful completion by working collaboratively with our established project management teams and our clients. You will have comprehensive knowledge of planning systems including Primavera P6 and delivering project planning activities within NEC3/4 contract terms. You will have experience of delivering projects in the rail, highways or energy sectors and be highly literate in using IT solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Manage a portfolio of existing project programmes across a number of frameworks in development, design, delivery and completion stages.
  2. Create and manage new project programmes from tender drawings, challenging project team proposed outputs and sequences, with a high degree of accuracy and in line with contract terms.
  3. Add value to project delivery by proactively identifying and managing schedule risk, validating progress and identifying opportunities for programme acceleration, carrying out variance analysis and developing recovery schedules. 
  4. Provide internal cyclic reporting data to inform management review and facilitate workbank / workforce planning.
  5. Support the development of the project planning function and provide guidance to less experienced members of the team.


  • At Story Contracting, we invest in our people. We provide training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.
  • In addition to a competitive salary, pension and company car/allowance, we show we care about our people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well - inside and outside of work. 
  • Our agile working policy allows for a mixture of office and home working, and flexible working arrangements are available so that our people are engaged to give their best. 
  • We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.

Why Story Contracting?

  • Story Contracting is a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile with a wide range of public, private and third sector clients who enjoy working with our talented and committed team. Our track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably, has meant repeat business from our clients, which is reflected in our motto of ‘Do It Right!’
  • Our values are at the heart of everything we do - the way we work and the behaviours we display. We believe that this is what makes Story Contracting and our people exceptional.
  • GROUNDED - Everyone is equal at Story. We are down to earth and treat each other with respect.
  • HARDWORKING - We all pull our weight and work hard for each other.
  • PROUD - We are proud of our safety, our projects, our people, our clients and the success we create together. 
  • FAMILY - We nurture, train, develop and keep our people safe, just like a family. We are inclusive and do the right thing for the business and its people.
  • TRUSTED - What we say is what we do. Our clients, our people and our communities trust us to do it right.
  • WINNERS - We are hungry for success and want to be the best performing contractor for our clients, our people and our communities.

Find out more about what it’s like to be part of Team Story here.

Every Story Matters

  • We are proud to be a place where everyone can be part of the Story! 
  • As part of our pledge to eliminate discrimination and encourage diversity among our Story Team, our ‘Every Story’ policy  ensures all employees are a part of a diverse environment and always feel included.
  • All applicants will receive careful consideration for employment regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you believe in.

Think you’d be a good fit?

  • Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date. 
  • Apply today and start your story.
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