Project Planner - London & North West England

Manchester & London
Closing date
27 Jan 2021

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Project Controls – Project Planner – London and North West England

We are recruiting experienced Project Planners to work within our Project Controls team on a series of security, defence and nuclear sector projects. 

The role will involve working nationally and will be based in our offices in London or Manchester.

We currently have live projects at The Houses of Parliament and in Cumbria.

About You:

You will be an experienced project planner and scheduler, who will undertake planning and scheduling functions and performance monitoring. This includes:

  • Development and updating of programmes.
  • Submission of NEC-compliant programmes for acceptance.
  • Using the principles of DCMA to undertake integrity checks on supply chain and 2nd party programmes.
  • Maintenance, control, analysis and recovery-plan activities, through all stages of the Project Life Cycle.

You will be capable of planning and scheduling major infrastructure, new build and refurbishment construction projects, including those with significant non-routine requirements. You should be proficient in developing programmes from “first principles” and be comfortable with the concepts of three-point estimates of time, the provision of time risk allowance and production of risk-adjusted programmes.

We are looking for a practitioner who can build relationships, communicate with and support the projects’ teams, while bringing an innovative approach to problem solving and scheduling.


Experience at project level. Experience of refurbishment projects, historic buildings, nuclear and defence sectors would be an advantage.


MCIOB, MAPM or equivalent. You should demonstrate a good level of proficiency in the use of industry standard planning software, although training can be provided.

About WYG

At WYG we develop, design and deliver interdisciplinary projects that support a sustainable future; from technical solutions to complex challenges. Our teams connect across a project lifecycle, creating tailored programmes that address client needs and manage risk.

  • We work alongside clients to develop their strategies and plans providing the services they need to unlock opportunities.
  • We design for outcomes that realise value for clients and make a difference in communities
  • From single projects to large-scale programmes of work we deliver against our client’s objectives and are adept at working in complicated or highly regulated environments

WYG is now part of the Tetra Tech group, a leading provider of consulting, engineering, programme management, construction management, and technical services. As part of the Tetra Tech team – 20,000 people in over 450 global locations – we can achieve more for our clients, through a wider alliance of services and industry expertise across our markets.


A rewarding future is yours at WYG. We’re committed to supporting your personal aspirations - and with clear career paths and a wide range of opportunities, your goals will always be within reach. Our blended learning experience will help you develop all the skills and qualifications you need to succeed. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer several benefits for employees, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including additional holiday and travel insurance. You will also benefit from a tailored package or professional training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

We are always happy to discuss flexible working, including the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times, or compressed hours. We can offer a range of solutions to help you to get the most out of your work / life balance.


WYG is a global project management and technical consultancy with a difference. Our in-house team brings together over 1,600 specialists from a diverse set of disciplines. Our connections reach even further as we bring together a network of over 20,000 partners and associates across the globe.

Together, we provide bespoke solutions, making our clients’ ambitions possible.

Our people are designers, project managers, engineers, surveyors, town planners, environmental specialists and business service professionals. The breadth of our skills and knowledge allows us to provide a unique integrated approach to projects whatever their size, complexity or geography.

What does WYG do?

Our passion is creating and managing strategic assets by engaging with clients in the early stages of a project, and often continuing to advise them throughout its lifecycle.  

Outside the UK, we have also become a leader in international development, exporting our knowledge and networks to undertake ambitious projects that make a positive impact on infrastructure, socio-economic growth and the environment.

Clear vision, strong valuesWYG Vision and Values

At WYG, our vision is: ‘to inspire our clients and our people to create positive change through our imagination and expertise’ which also serves as a direction for our brand as we become thought leaders and industry experts sharing our stories with the world. 

Contact Us
  • Arndale Court
  • Arndale Court
  • Leeds
  • LS6 2UJ
  • GB
  • 01616967219

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