Planning Lead - Fire Protection

Location Mullingar
Discipline: Construction & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: €70000
Contact name: Sean Savicic

Contact email:
Job ref: 32224
Published: about 1 month ago


Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our Client is are an internationally recognised leader in Fire Protection Systems. They are internationally approved to Design, Manufacture, Install, Service & Commission to all standards & have Award Winning expertise in Fire Sprinkler Protection, Foam enhanced Fire Protection, Gas Protection, Firewater Mist Protection, Insert Gas Protection & Special Hazard Fire Protection.



This role is a critical role for the business. Responsible for ensuring accurate planning, resourcing, labour hire and progress reporting of our construction projects. This role will also be a key liaison for our engineering team and other key functions of the business (Quality, Safety, Manufacturing/ Assembly, Finance and HR). This is a fast-paced environment, and the role will suit a candidate who has outstanding planning and organisational skills. This role will develop and change as a result of changing business needs, this role will suit a highly ambitious individual with an interest in operations/ project management processes.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with project engineers and site-based teams, accurately forecasting, and executing resources on projects
  • Review on a weekly Basis all contract progress is completed.
  • Point of contact for Operations and identify the issues they have caused by Projects team and work with them to resolve.
  • Champion and assist monitoring of Quality processes for the projects.
  • Lead and track performance of all design and installation teams.
  • Manage all external sub-contractors and monitor quality.
  • Manage all external contract hire.
  • Schedule and monitor all project engineer work to ensure they are all assigned to the correct job and following the program.
  • Manage the contract programs and progress reporting on inhouse systems.
  • Review all purchasing items for jobs are being purchased on time and meeting project milestones.
  • Monitor All Feeback from App from Installation and Design - Action all feedbacks
  • Lead the Employee Review reporting and preparation process for Design & Installation
  • Monitor All Design Audits and drive team "corrective actions".
  • Ensure that all contracts are planned a min 8 weeks in advance. Dates are entered for each item.
  • Review all purchasing items for jobs are being purchased on time and meeting.
  • Run and manage the planning meeting each week.


Ideal Candidate:

  • 3+ yearsexperience as a Project Manager over multiple projects
  • Degree or Diploma in Project Management or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • Skilled communicator with a demonstrated ability to collaborate with key areas of the business and customers.
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Ability to thrive under pressure, working with tight project deadlines, whilst maintaining adherence to process disciplines.
  • Must be responsible, personable, detail oriented, and self-motivated with solid organization and time management skills and a strong focus on planning.
  • Fluent in English is a requirement for this role.