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Senior Contractual Planner (m/f) (EN)

City:  Loughrea




Due to increasing workload on existing multiyear frameworks in Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK, Glan Agua require an experienced programmer/planner to work with an enthusiastic, skilled and motivated team from our Galway office.


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
  • Assist in bids for tender
  • Managing several projects programmes with the support of junior planners
  • Working between offices and construction sites (if needed).
  • 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 and 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
  • Organisation
  • Methodological approach
  • High Attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills and 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
  • Leadership
  • Work as part of a team and individually
  • A Site Management background is beneficial





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