Project Planner

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €60,000 - €80,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterDublin
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, a global consulting and engineering group, are seeking a Project Planner to join their team in Cork or Dublin. Our client works across the construction and transport sectors. The successful candidate will work across a variety of railway projects.


  • Collaborating with team members to update project schedules and reports as needed, at least once a week.
  • Developing checklists based on client and internal feedback and incorporating all comments into the project schedule. Sharing these checklists with the team to ensure everyone is aligned.
  • Assisting the Project Manager in various project management tasks such as scheduling, reporting, managing interfaces, meeting deadlines, and addressing risks on a weekly basis to ensure projects stay on track with timelines and budgets.
  • Analyzing project schedules for risks and dependencies, studying the Critical Path, and informing the team accordingly.
  • Planning, analyzing, and managing project information in collaboration with project stakeholders throughout all project stages.
  • Acting as a liaison between the Project Manager, Project senior engineers, and the project team to manage team requirements and meet client expectations.
  • Generating and presenting regular schedules and reports as requested by the Project Manager, Project Teams, and Clients.
  • Creating Tender Schedules for upcoming projects when necessary.
  • Developing and managing programs and trackers for multiple projects from initiation to execution to enhance business values across different delivery dimensions.
  • Estimating timescales, monitoring progress, reviewing schedule updates, and analyzing data to identify trends and potential issues, allowing the team to work on solutions regularly.
  • Ensuring that all additional works (variations) are incorporated into the schedules while respecting deadlines.
  • Loading project resources and tracking them accordingly, keeping all responsible resources informed of their deadlines.
  • Coordinating our approach with the client’s schedule if necessary to maintain alignment between both schedules.
  • Monitoring, reviewing, and reporting on project progress.
  • Supporting the production of monthly reports on key areas such as progress reports, critical path analysis, milestones, and P6 reports.
  • Following the Programme planning procedures outlined in IE PMP-003 Project Scheduling Procedure.
  • Monitoring the programme, tracking, recording, and predicting out-turn programme dates.
  • Preparing a cost and resource-loaded programme that serves as the integrated project work plan. Updating Accruals and Prepayments schedules monthly.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant engineering or construction field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience or demonstrated capability in developing and implementing project schedules/plans and effectively monitoring and controlling work programmes.
  • Experience with railway-related projects is beneficial.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project and Primavera P6 or equivalent Planning Software, as well as Microsoft Office tools. Excellent report writing skills are essential. Familiarity with Time Chainage programmes is advantageous.
  • Strong time management skills are crucial to meet the demands of a busy schedule. Ability to manage multiple projects while collaborating with various design teams, both local and remote.

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