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Lorcan Friel

Ref No: 47201

Date Posted: 30-Nov-22


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Senior Planner

County Cork


Competitive salary


O’Neill & Brennan are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Planner for our client with various ongoing construction projects across Ireland. The company has a proven track record of delivering major infrastructure, industrial facilities, and commercial developments.

The successful candidate has a minimum 5+ years’ experience as a Planner and will join the team in Cork area.

Senior Planner Duties Include:

  • Project programme planning, collect and analyse information to plan and schedule construction projects
  • Manage the preparation of schedules for all phases of a project across multiple disciplines
  • Work closely with the Site management teams
  • Generate forecasts, variance reports, and other documentation to monitor and manage projects
  • Responsible for ensuring that schedule updates from the various area schedulers are carried out, and that these inputs are cross checked and consistent with one another to support the overall Program
  • Ensures that all quality checks are carried out on the Schedule before submitting it externally to the Client
  • Monitor progress against schedules, analyse deviations and recommend remedial actions
  • Co-ordinate a progress measurement system
  • Manage the preparation of and make presentations to project teams and client on schedule control and procedures used
  • Extract and analyse specific information from schedules by the use of filters, lookaheads, histograms, S-curves

Senior Planner Requirements:

  • Relevant Third Level Recognised Construction Related Qualification
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience as a Planner
  • Experience with Microsoft Project
  • Experience working with a main contractor on large scale commercial building projects with knowledge of Civil works, M&E and Fit-Out’s
  • Enthusiastic, motivated individual required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use time productively, maximise efficiency and meet challenging work goals
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently

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


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