Senior Planner (Buildings) – Dublin

Salary: Excellent package available
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Our client, an industry leading main contractor, are seeking to add a Senior Planner to join their expanding team in Dublin. The position is a full time, permanent role based in the company head office in West Dublin. This is an excellent opportunity to join an award winning contractor and to work on some of the most notable commercial, industrial, healthcare and residential projects in Ireland. The company in question has won some very notable projects ranging in value from €20m-€200m.

Dutiessenior planner

  • Create, maintain, review and administer construction programmes and schedules.
  • Liaise with managers and engineers to review the progress of projects and address issues.
  • Liaise and co-ordinate work activity with external contractors, suppliers and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor live projects and provide progress reports to present to both the project team and the client.
  • Present information for internal meetings.
  • Identifying programme risks and problem solving.
  • Produce programme information (including narratives) to support bids, quality submissions and live construction project.
  • Assisting with consultations and negotiations with consultants and developers.
  • Assisting with the provision of services to clients and contributing to projects.
  • Develop pre-construction requirements and produce schedules to achieve construction dates.
  • Liaising with managers and engineers to review the progress of projects and address issues which arise.
  • Have knowledge of the planning requirements of different forms of construction contracts.
  • Have an understanding of modern building techniques, plant & equipment and an appreciation of logistical needs/issues.
  • Have an appreciation of the impact of cost in the compilation of a programme and development of a construction solution.
  • Provide planning input/information for PQQs, tender responses (including Quality Submissions) to support bids and also for live projects.
  • Provide information for and attend pre-tender, mid-tender and post tender interviews.
  • Creating, maintaining, reviewing and administering construction schedules and plans.
  • Present information internally on a project and keeping the client team informed on the status of projects.
  • Monitor live projects and provide progress reports to present to both the project team and the client.
  • Identify programme risks, make provision for them and apply solutions and problem solving techniques.

Requirements

  • 6+ years experience in a similar role; main contracting experience desirable
  • Construction related degree also desirable
  • Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and experience required to complete projects under budget
  • Excellent time management skills and must be able to complete projects before deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced IT skills
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