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Senior Planner

  • Location

    County Galway

  • Sector:

    Specialist Contracting Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £61.5k - 70.3k per year + package

  • Contact:

    3D Personnel

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  • Contact phone:

    023 8040 6071

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Due to increasing workload 3D Personnel’s client is on the lookout for an experienced Planner/Programmer to join the team in their Galway Office. The successful candidate will be working on projects in Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK.

Main responsibilities:

  • Creating, maintaining and reviewing a programme of work
  • Liaising with design team, engineers and clients
  • Producing progress reports and forecasts for team members, clients and stakeholders
  • Breaking large jobs down into phases of development
  • Using project management tools to plan timeframes
  • Working with estimators to calculate the resources needed for a project
  • Planning contingency programmes in case timeframes change
  • Demonstrating knowledge of construction and Assist in bids for tender
  • Managing several projects programmes with the support of junior planners
  • Provide detailed support and assistance to the project
  • Produce reports and programme commentary to customers on particular reporting requirements
  • Produce programmes / reports as required by the project team, including indication of deviation from the baseline programme
  • Formally issue programme updates to the customer as required by the contract
  • Attend progress meetings with internal and external customers and deliver presentation on project progress
  • Develop and produce fully logic linked and integrated tender programme comprising the design, procurement, construction and commission compliant with tender sum, design and methodology without assistance
  • Ensure planning/programming is produced on time


  • +5 years mid-senior level planning experience
  • Strong communication including writing reports and presenting
  • Understanding engineering principles
  • Working knowledge of NEC and FIDIC Gold form of Contracts
  • Time management and planning
  • Relevant knowledge of Planning software including MS Project, Asta PowerProject and Primavera P6
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure, Strong Problem solving
  • Budget and financial management and Work as part of a team and individually
  • A Site Management background is beneficial