Operations Planner & Scheduler

Roadways are recruiting for an Operations Planner & Scheduler to join our fast-paced and growing team in Sussex.

Apply today and if you’re successful, you will receive a £2,000 joining bonus with an annual salary of £30,000 – £50,000 per annum depending on experience.

You will play a crucial part in implementing our company’s operations strategy. You will enjoy a varied role reporting to our Operations Manager and working closely with the senior management team. We are looking for someone commercially minded who is a great forward planner, thinking several steps ahead, and has meticulous attention to detail to make sure that everything is in the right place at the right time.

Experience in the construction industry is essential.

We offer fantastic opportunities to participate in innovation projects and you will play a significant role in making our industry more sustainable!

Roadways also offers an exciting benefits package!

To mention a few:

  • £2,000 joining bonus and annual performance bonus
  • Hybrid working
  • Half Fridays paid in full, where time allows
  • Employee workplace pension scheme contributions
  • Free EV chargers
  • 28 days’ holiday (inclusive of bank holidays and increasing with service)
  • Sick pay
  • Employee workplace pension scheme contributions
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • We offer fantastic opportunities to participate in innovation projects and you will play a significant role in making our industry more sustainable!

Send your CV to jobs@road-ways.co.uk

For more information see additional details below:

Key responsibilities:

  • Scheduling of all construction operations and resources including operatives, plant, lorries and material
  • Daily planning
  • Tracking overruns and remedial works
  • Coordination with estimators and project managers
  • Placing material orders and prioritisation of assets
  • General administrative scheduling functions
  • Recommending improvements in methods and procedures to ensure a more efficient and cost effective operation.

Key Skills:

  • Construction industry knowledge
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • An excellent forward planner as well as being able to be responsive and reactive when necessary
  • The ability to explore all possible eventualities and mitigates risk where possible
  • Being able to make decisions and prioritise based on assessing probabilities, outcomes and impact
  • Relevant scheduling/back office experience and/or logistics
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good use of initiative
  • Able to remain calm under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Good IT skills.

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made as part of the application process please contact us directly at jobs@road-ways.co.uk.

Roadways are a multiple award winning company including an International Green Apple Award winner 2024, Innovation of the year in Brighton, 2021, Employer of the year 2019 & 2021, Sussex company of the year 2021 and. We specialise in road recycling, asphalt surfacing, groundworks, civil engineering. We are a Principal Contractor for National Highways, and a subcontractor for many other prestigious clients. Roadways are a regional leader in the production of eco-friendly road construction materials that save over 70% of CO2 in comparison to the traditional road construction methods.

With over 50 years’ experience, we’re rooted in knowledge and expertise. We are committed to safety, quality and a professional approach. This means we can deliver more projects on-time and to the high-standards you expect.

We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and aim to provide equality of opportunity to all regardless of their religion, sex, race, age or sexual orientation.

We continuously improve what we do. From the latest training for our staff, through to externally audited accreditation like ISO 9001, 45001, 14001, 27001, 44001 and Highways Sector Scheme 16. Clients can invest in us for the long-term with confidence.

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