Project Scheduler

Job Category:
Project Manager
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Aspira Ltd
Job Ref:
Stef - Cork 7-19

The Project Scheduler is responsible for the implementation of the scheduling methodology throughout the lifecycle of a project – from feasibility planning and execution scheduling to performance control.

Position duties and responsibilities

·         Development of Project Schedules: analysis and synthesis of information from Project Team and external sources into integrated schedules.

·         Qualitative analysis of project schedules to ensure Critical Path integrity.

·         Analysis of critical path and constraints. Work with teams to refine schedules, identify and suggest options, test "what-if" scenarios.

·         Analysis and direction on estimated duration of scheduled tasks using best practice tools and techniques (analogous estimating, parametric estimating, reserve analysis, PERT).

·         Schedule Risk Assessment and Monte Carlo Analysis and generation of corresponding reports.

·         Validation of optimized, agreed schedules against the overall project objectives.

·         Evaluation of project schedule progress and performance, monitoring of project milestones and critical tasks.

·         Identification of developing schedule problem areas with proactive troubleshooting of schedule issues.

·         Maintenance of schedule change management process.

·         Provision of targeted schedule reports for coordination and schedule performance tracking purposes, development and design of custom reports - reporting the right information to the right stakeholder at the right time.

·         Resource loading of schedules to support project resource management requirements.

·         Facilitation of Interactive Planning sessions.

·         Assistance provided to the project manager in managing the project from a time perspective.

·         Continuous evaluation and improvement of scheduling methodology and tools.

Qualifications and Education Requirements


·         Third Level Degree, preferably in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering.

·         Proficiency in a scheduling tool (MS Project or Primavera).

·         Demonstrate levels of theoretical knowledge with practical application of planning & scheduling with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a project leader role.

·         Working knowledge of Quality Management Standards.


Preferred Skills and Experience

·         Project Management skills.

·         Experience of operating as a project or programme scheduler in a complex environment.

·         Good presentation skills.

·         Concise and accurate, good with data.

Confident and persuasive in briefings and meetings.

Contact Details:
Aspira Ltd
Tel: 021 2352550
Contact: Stefania Sartori

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