Project Planner (Commercial)

Permanent Salary: Negotiable

Job Overview

Zenco Technical is currently seeking an experienced Project Planner to join a market-leading M & E company. The role will be based in Cork and the Project Planner will be involved in the delivery of a number of high-end projects within the Commercial sector. The successful candidate will receive an excellent remuneration package and a clear path for career progression.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and manage overall life cycle of program schedules for capital construction projects.
  • Generate performance reports and customized status reports, identifying and reconciling discrepancies with the project schedule/plan.
  • Develop, monitor and update integrated project plans and schedules so that projects can be executed in the most efficient manner possible.
  • Assist Main Contractor in development of an overall integrated schedule.
  • Prepare baseline schedules and schedule basis documents for approval by project teams.
  • Ensure all projects are of a high standard and to specification.
  • Assess impacts to the critical path and near-critical activities and report to the project team.
  • Monitor schedule deviations and variances and assist in the developing of alternative methods for corrective action.
  • Prepare and provide schedule progress reports, trending charts and schedule analysis on a periodic basis.
  • Foresee & highlight any potential risks with project leads.

Key Requirements

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification
  • 4+ years ideally as a planner/scheduler in an M&E contracting environment.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the use of modern planning and scheduling principals, methodologies, techniques and tools.
  • Superior time management essential to meet the demands of a busy schedule.
  • Excellent IT aptitude with proficiency using Microsoft Project or Primavera 6 software required.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, are required.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Must work well with others and be able to work with teams and individuals.
  • A track record of successful cross-functional collaborations to facilitate positive project outcomes.

If this sounds of interest, or to make a general inquiry about other Engineering and Technical opportunities, please don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

Zenco Technical – Engineering Partnerships