Lorcan Friel

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€50,000 - €70,000 per annum


11 days ago


Professional & Technical



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O’Neill & Brennan are recruiting for a Senior Construction Planner for our client, a leading Construction Company.

This is a Cork based role.


  • Project Planning:
    • Responsible for the preparation of Contract / Project Programmes and ongoing Monthly Reporting of progress
    • Develop and maintain project schedules, incorporating all phases of construction activities.
    • Collaborate with project managers to establish realistic timelines and milestones.
    • Identify critical path activities and potential bottlenecks.
  • Schedule Management:
    • Preparation and presentation of programmes and schedules associated with bids and tenders
    • Monitor and update project schedules regularly to reflect changes in scope, resources, and timelines.
    • Analyze project progress against the schedule and provide insights to the project team.
    • Implement strategies to optimize project timelines and resource allocation.
  • Collaboration:
    • Work closely with project managers, engineers, and other team members to gather information for schedule development.
    • Communicate schedule-related information to stakeholders and address concerns or issues promptly.
    • Foster a collaborative environment that promotes effective project execution.
  • Risk Analysis:
    • Conduct risk assessments related to project schedules and propose mitigation strategies.
    • Anticipate potential delays and develop contingency plans.
  • Reporting:
    • Prepare and present regular reports on project schedules, progress, and potential issues.
    • Provide recommendations for improvements and optimizations.

Role Requirements:

  • 10+ years experiene in a similar role, ideally with a Main Contractor, in pharmaceutical/industrial focused projects.
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or related field.
  • Proven experience as a planner or scheduler in the construction industry.
  • Proficiency in project management software (e.g., Primavera P6, Microsoft Project).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to or call Lorcan on 087 920 0905 for a confidential conversation.



Lorcan Friel

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