Planner (Scheduler, Construction) MEAR54179

Enfield (City/Town), London (Greater)
13 Sep 2017
11 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Planner (Scheduler, Construction) MEAR54179



Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives and our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community.

With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with Mears has rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job at Mears could be just around the corner.

Joining our team as a Planner based in Enfield, you will ensure resources are fully optimised and meet KPI targets whilst ensuring all jobs are completed within agreed timescales.

Reporting to the Planning Team Leader, you will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining PDA control allocation and will ensure certain employees have the correct workload allowing them to perform to an optimum level at all times.

Within the role, you will provide supporting information on operative performance levels and make the decision to action change or reallocate resources achieving maximum productivity. You will highlight where appropriate, causes of difficulties and help deliver appropriate actions maintaining KPI turnaround times.

In addition, you will liaise with Line Managers to resolve issues relating to missed appointments or job related problems and will monitor agreed corrective actions alongside job completion times and appointments kept.

In order to be successful within this position, it is essential that you have an understanding of the construction industry, including trades, materials, processes and safety.

With the ability to investigate, evaluate and action situations quickly, you will make effective decisions upon your judgement of situations. Candidates for this position will be able to control multiple processes simultaneously to share good practice, coupled with a good knowledge of IT (including HHT devices).

An understanding of the MCM and Mears Appoint systems and administration would be beneficial, however full training will be given.

An effective communicator, you will be organised and will have the ability to prioritise your workload to meet targets. Above all, the successful Planner will possess a strong customer focus with the ability to motivate others.

Please refer to the full job description upon applying


Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

  • Training and development
  • Mears Advantage - Allowing you to save money on everything from weekly groceries, to your annual family holiday
  • Mears Assist - A confidential hotline open to all colleagues, providing support on a wide range of personal and work-related issues.
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Share Save and you Earn scheme - Buy shares within the business for three years, at a reduced price. Share in our success!
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers


This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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