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Project Planner

Who we are..

VVB delivers sustainable mechanical, electrical and telecommunication engineering solutions with expertise and long-standing experience across Rail, Highways, Power, and Tunnels. Combining robust processes with specialist agility. Our approach to projects always takes into account the best interests of our clients, our people and our environment. VVB Website -

At VVB, our CORE values shape our behaviour and are apparent in everything we do. Not only are these values central to the entire VVB ethos, but each letter also represents a pillar of our company vision. CORE Values

C Care & Collaboration

O Opportunity & Ownership

R Responsibility & Respect

E Excellence & End Result Focus

What we offer..

  • Competitive salaries and yearly appraisals
  • Travel expenses to locations outside of your contracted location
  • Perkbox giving you 24/7 access to perks, benefits, discounts and wellbeing tools
  • 3 x Life Assurance covered under the VVB Group Life Assurance scheme, provided by Canada Life
  • Private Medical Insurance scheme, provided by BUPA, inclusive of an online private GP
  • Pension scheme (4% ER and 5% EE)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays (3-4 to be used for Christmas shut down)

At VVB, we are currently recruiting for a Project Planner. A supporting role within the department of Planning, ensuring that the project is given necessary support during design, installation and handover to perform at its optimum level from a delivery, commercial, financial and resource perspective.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create / maintain a Robust logically linked, cost & resource loaded programme on MS project or Primavera P6.
  • Maintaining Client expectations from a programme point view.
  • Updating the project programme on a weekly basis
  • Prepare comprehensive programme narratives for updated the programme prior to issuing to client.
  • Carrying out regular programme reviews and ensuring contractual obligations are in place.
  • Carrying Out impact assessment and presenting delay andcause & effect programmes.
  • Keep close track of progress via look ahead & site diaries as well as regular site visits.
  • Prepare / Submit Weekly Site Progress Photo Reports.
  • Preparing EOT programmes, What If programmes as required to Support Project Planning.
  • Preparing programmes and progress narratives for all updated programmes.
  • Ensuring realistic programme logic is in place & maintaining a programme Log for all changes.
  • Preparing programmes and progress narratives for all updated programmes.
  • Highlighting programme concerns with the Planning Manager & Project Team and proposing mitigations.

What we are looking for..

  • Understanding the importance of achieving customer satisfaction by maintaining the highest level of standards.
  • Some knowledge of planning tools such as Primavera P6, MS Project
  • Minimum NVQ/HNC or equivalent.
  • Collaborative work approach
  • Decisive and works well under pressure.
  • Flexible, can do attitude in a fast-paced environment.
  • Has some experience in the production of planning related documentation.
  • Previously worked within the infrastructure environment (utilities/civils etc)

This roles contracted location will be Watling Street, London. You will be required to travel to sites and offices as and when required, in line with COVID-19 guidelines.

VVB values the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all prospective and current employees with dignity regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. All employees must demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm in promoting the principles of equality in employment and service delivery.

Does VVB sound like a company you would like to work for? Send us your CV on the VVB Careers Microsite -


Central London, England, UK