Lead Planner

  • Contract
  • Cork

Website Ref:TPM04320

Our client has recently kicked off a new API Expansion project in West Cork and they require a Lead Planner in order to manage the overall project schedule from Concept Design through to PV completion.


  • The role requires successful candidate to set-up and manage the overall project schedule from Concept Design Phase thru’ to PV completion.
  • The Lead Planner will report directly to the company Project Manager.
  • Significant liaison required with internal Departments, external Stakeholders (EP, CM, System Integrator Project Managers and Planners) and Project Team senior management.
  • Management and administration of the overall integrated Project schedule – one integrated schedule residing on a remote server hosted by a 3rd party.
  • Development and maintenance of schedule elements, primarily CQ and Start-Up / PV phases.
  • Ensuring all Planning resources (Engineering / Procurement, Construction and System Integrator) adhere to good planning / scheduling practices and methodologies.
  • Co-ordination and arbitration of key interface milestones between the various parties.
  • Validating and critiquing schedule and progress data developed and presented by planning stakeholder resources.
  • Collating and presenting overall schedule information on a frequent basis for project leadership team including overall project critical path analysis, progress data, look aheads, key risks, etc.
  • Co-ordinating and collating monthly reports for the Project Manager.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Background in pharmaceutical facilities, preferably API.
  • Decision making, Analytical and Problem solving abilities.
  • Relevant experience of managing, administrating and working within a multi user Primavera P6 project environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and presentation.
  • Ability to interpret schedule data in a consistent / speedy manner and articulate relevant information to senior management.
  • Proven track record of previous roles similar to requirement advantageous.

To apply for this job email your details to patricia.arrue-elorza@tandempm.ie.