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Senior Planner/Schedule required by CareerWise Recruitment for our multinational metal processing client in Limerick. Contract position, 6 months initially.


  • Develop early planning schedules for tender submission.
  • Develop and manage contracted schedules to the satisfaction of the client.
  • Participate in interim schedule meetings with the client, sub-contractors and the internal team.
  • Update and report in detail as required for the QS and project manager on the status of the project versus plan.
  • Work closely with project managers, construction managers and site engineers to track progress claims by sub-contractors.
  • Work closely with project managers, engineers, and other team members to gather information for schedule development and establish realistic timelines. Develop & Populate metrics trackers & dashboards and progress reports with quantities for tracking purposes.
  • Provide on-site Planning support to the Project Management Team.
  • Supporting the Project Planners in gathering & collating installation progress for installation Earned Value & Performance analysis as required
  • Working with the PM & QS to review the cause and effect impacts of project delays.
  • Support monthly Manpower forecasting
  • Deliver on the contract obligations and meet additional Client requirements.
  • Manage any changes to schedule due to additional/reduced works.
  • Communicate schedule-related information to stakeholders and address concerns or issues promptly.
  • Follow direction of Senior Management in undertaking work duties.
  • Develop the project progress reports in conjunction with the Project Team.
  • Identify potential schedule risks and ensure prompt reporting of same to Senior Management.
  • Develop Level 5 Schedules for specific detailed works.
  • Liaise with Customer in schedule administration including progress reports including preparation of supporting documentation as necessary.
  • Conduct risk assessments related to project schedules and proposed mitigation strategies.
  • Adherence to company practices, processes and generally accepted industry standards.
  • Development of the Project Controls Systems specific to the Project:
  • o Setup WBS
  • o Set up Progress Measurement System (PMS)
  • o Develop the Schedule, S-Curves and Manpower Histograms
  • o Cost Loading of Programs (as required)
  • o Baseline the Schedule
  • o Implementing the Project Controls system
  • o Progress Measuring of all works, Direct & Sub-Contract
  • o Monitoring of Labour man hours & Analyse Labour Efficiencies
  • o Update the Schedule in Primavera
  • o Monitor delays & client Notifications as required
  • o Monthly Project Reporting to Senior Management
  • o Project Reports

  • Qualification in Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management or equivalent.
  • Proficient in the suite of Microsoft applications (Excel, Project, Word) and Primavera.
  • Min 7- 10 years relevant work placement experience as a planner scheduler preferably in the mechanical sector or a similar role
  • A good understanding of Mechanical systems would be beneficial.
  • Experience working on Pharma projects would be beneficial.
  • Strong Communicator, written and verbal.
  • Diligent, has a high level of attention to detail, and sets a high standard of quality for themselves and others.
  • Personable, and a team player.
  • Strong project management, planning discipline.
  • Hard working and able to work in fast paced work environment.
  • Logically minded, able to understand and make associations between basic technical requirements.
  • Accountable & highly organised someone who take ownership of tasks from beginning to end.
  • Decisive, able to make decisions while lacking some information.
  • Organised person who can self-prioritise work.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once.

Please call James Farrar today for further information on 0872489961 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900