Senior Planner

Contact Jake Kavanagh
  • Salary: €80,000 - €95,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterDublin
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, is currently on the lookout for a Senior Planner in West Dublin. The client in question are industry leaders in Civils & Utilities works across the country. The successful candidate will be joining the team in Dublin. This is a full time, permanent position, with great scope for career progressionand an attractive salary.


  • Collaborate with project teams to develop comprehensive project schedules and programmes, ensuring accurate planning and forecasting throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Regularly communicate and liaise with clients, project teams, subcontractors, and suppliers to coordinate and monitor detailed schedules for various project phases, including design, procurement, construction, and commissioning.
  • Track and monitor commercial milestones, ensuring adherence to project timelines and budgetary constraints.
  • Provide valuable planning and resource scheduling support to project managers and the operations team, facilitating efficient project execution.
  • Create detailed programmes for individual tasks within larger projects and small works projects, considering dependencies, resource allocation, and critical path analysis.
  • Continuously update and maintain project schedules, ensuring they accurately reflect the current status of the project and incorporate any changes or modifications.
  • Chair meetings with project managers to review upcoming work schedules, address potential conflicts or bottlenecks, and proactively identify solutions to ensure project progress.
  • Prepare tender stage programmes by thoroughly reviewing tender scope, drawings, and key dates, and incorporating them into comprehensive project schedules.
  • Develop manning plans and histograms based on project programmes to effectively allocate resources and manpower as required by clients.
  • Maintain work schedules based on work requests, training requests, and holiday approvals, ensuring the availability and allocation of resources.


  • Possess a desirable third level qualification in a relevant field, such as construction management or engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience of at least 5  years in the Civils or Utilities industry, with a strong background in project planning and scheduling.
  • International exposure in project planning and management is highly advantageous, showcasing adaptability and familiarity with global project environments.
  • Proficiency in a range of software tools, including Microsoft Excel, Word, MS Project, Primavera, Visio, and PowerPoint, to effectively develop and maintain project schedules.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders and ensure clear and consistent project coordination.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical abilities, enabling efficient management of multiple projects, tasks, and deadlines.
  • Demonstrated team player mentality, actively contributing to a collaborative work environment, while also displaying a high level of initiative and proactive problem-solving.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to navigate changing project requirements and adjust schedules accordingly.

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