What is a Possession Planner?

The role of a Possession Planner is to plan, request and manage possessions and planning safe systems for work that will take place.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Possession Planner?

From employer to employer the job description of a Possession Planner will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Maintain a good understanding and working knowledge of and plan safe systems of work.

  • Work closely with Line Safety Staff and Operatives and safely, as set out in the Rule Book.

  • Assist in planning protection arrangements.

  • Work closely with the construction manager and Planning Engineers to identify all available possessions

  • Brief all appropriate management and construction teams on possession arrangements, planning possession/protection arrangements.

Skills required to be a successful Possession Planner

To be successful as a Possession Planner, the below skills are important;

  • Knowledge of the industry

  • Problem solving and critical thinking

  • Communication, both written and verbal

  • Attention to detail

  • Organisation

  • Relationship building

How can we help with your Possession Planner job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Possession Planners across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Possession Planners and secure the market's leading Possession Planner opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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