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Senior Planner

Senior Planner required for a leading main contractor to work on a large 2-year project in Athlone. The successful Planner will develop, coordinate, integrate and manage project schedules on a diverse array of projects and will have suitable experience of developing and managing complex project schedules through their full project life cycle and working with multi-discipline Engineering, Design, Construction Management and Commissioning & Qualification teams. Planners with 4 years experience in Project Scheduling of capital projects in Ireland or the UK from design through to construction and commissioning with a successful record in delivery in fast-track environments are preferable.


  • Planning & Scheduling for New Projects
  • Establishing project objectives and ensure goals & timelines are achieved
  • Responsible for development and management of project schedules and project controls tools
  • Identification of project milestones, monitor & report on same
  • Lead / Host Interactive Planning Workshops
  • Critical Path development & analysis
  • MS Project and Primavera Scheduling tools
  • Liaising with project management team with regular schedule performance status reports
  • Provide valued input to Constructability Reviews
  • Establish project schedule resource requirements
  • Develop and Communicate tools for the target completion of project goals
  • Provides performance updates / reports views for identification of variances and corrective action



  • 4 years experience in a similar role with a developer or Main Contractor in Ireland or the UK.
  • Advanced user/expert in the use of Primavera P6, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • NEC Contract experience preferrable
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good communication & people skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Self-starter and decision maker
  • Self-starter and can-do-attitude is a must for this role



  • Basic salary circa €70k -€80k
  • Benefits package


If you are a Senior Planner considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Declan Hasson 0861451302 for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CV s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC has 24 years experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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