Planning Manager

Location Cork
Discipline: Construction & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Brian Doyle

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Job ref: 32661
Published: 8 days ago

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

Our client is a leading engineering services company with a proven track record of high quality, customer focused project delivery for over 130 years. Our clients core divisions include Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sprinkler and Fire Protection. Some of the other services our client provides include Waste to Energy (BioEnergy), Specialist Lift, Off Site Fabrication, Technical Support Services, Maintenance, Asset Management, BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Geo-Surveying.  Our client offers competitive salaries, financial support for further training, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) leading to chartered status, performance incentives and the ability to progress your career with a world class engineering contractor.


Position: Planning Manager

Location: Cork /Munster Region


Job Description  

As a Planning Manager for O’Sheas, you will play a pivotal role from our clients office in Little Island, Co. Cork in our clients project development and implementation process. You will work closely with the Contracts Managers as well as a multidisciplinary team of engineers and industry experts to deliver cutting-edge projects.


Responsibilities include: 

  • Leading the planning team in development of detailed EPC construction schedules for baseline agreement with client
  • Complete schedule health checks prior to baselining for accuracy, integrity and critical path validation
  • Ability to fully resource loaded schedules, produce and track KPIs
  • Ensuring accuracy and timely updating of construction schedule
  • Track planned versus actual EV progress
  • Working with team members to ensure system in place to capture and log any issues via the appropriate change control mechanisms
  • Attending site meetings as required (internal and client based)
  • Monitoring original versus actual budgets for scope growth/changes
  • Monitoring fabrication workshop production and site installation progress
  • Productivity tracking of craft labour Spent vs Earned hours
  • Ensure planning owned deliverables in the production of weekly /monthly construction reports are completed on-time
  • Producing weekly, monthly and periodic reports for internal and external purposes


Skills and Requirements:

  • Support PMT in development and execution of project programmes
  • Manage and support planning team members in executing projects
  • Ability to oversee multiple projects and availability to regularly visit projects
  • Knowledge of forensic planning and delay claim analysis
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of Electrical systems
  • Relevant 3rd level qualification
  • Minimum of 8years post qualification experience (preferably including M&E contracting experience)
  • Experience in Primavera P6 software required (min 5years)
  • Ability to interrogate & challenge where necessary Main Contractor / General Contractor programmes



Our client offers a competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment, collaborating with industry leaders and contributing to a sustainable future. Our client values work-life balance and encourages professional growth through training and development programs.