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Senior Project Planner / Scheduler

Job Category:
Project Manager
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Salary Description:
Competitive rates
Aspira Ltd
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Aspira are currently seeking a Senior Project Planner / Scheduler for a 12+ months’ contract in Cork.


The Senior Project Planner / 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.


•           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 5 years planner / scheduler experience in a project programme schedule management environment.

•           Working knowledge of Quality Management Standards.

•           Project Management skills.


•           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.

Contact Details:
Aspira Ltd
Tel: 021 2352550
Contact: Resourcing

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