Project Planner Role Cork

Project Scheduler

  • Posted 6 days ago
  • Cork
  • Contract
  • BBBH27630

LSC have a great contract opportunity for a Project Scheduler to join a Cork based Biopharmaceutical company. The site manufactures low volume bulk API for Phase III clinical trials, initial product launch and long-term market support. The team on site grow, purify, formulate, and bulk fill mammalian cell culture derived APIs for medicines intended for human use.
Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, responsible for developing, overseeing and maintaining projects schedules within the site P6 database.
This is an exciting opportunity where the successful applicant will join the Capital Projects site team and have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects.

The scheduler will be responsible for developing working schedules from project concept to production start. The project scheduler will work closely with different Project Engineers, Engineering Design Firms, Construction Management, Commissioning and Site Operations teams to create and integrate schedules. The scheduler will manage workflows and generate progress reports and metrics for management.

Development and management of resource loaded schedules in P6 is a key responsibility, interacting with different stakeholders to ensure resource demand is accurately reflected.


  • Provide end to end schedule development and management of all schedule aspects of a project from design through to manufacture, including design, construction, commissioning and qualification.
  • Provide project controls management, including baseline schedule development and management, performance status and reporting, baseline change control, risk management, earned value management.
  • Support the development of integrated master schedules for specific programmes in Primavera and/or Microsoft Project that reflect all interface milestones and activity durations from multiple schedules.
  • Management of schedule portfolio of projects, both large capital project and core business project schedules.
  • Generation of progress reports for Project Managers.
  • Summarising individual contractor programmes into overall project schedules.
  • High level resource loading of schedules to produce progress measure reports.
  • High level resource loading of Owners resources demand to support the delivery of capital projects.
  • Generate and communicate schedule recovery plans where necessary.
  • Chairing schedule workshops with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to review and integrate detailed design, contracts, construction and commissioning programmes.
  • Development of commissioning programmes with commissioning team.
  • Attending weekly contractor meetings across various projects.
  • Developing working relationships with line managers and individuals within each functional group utilizing open communication skills.


  • 3+ years' experience in a similar role, large scale project experience desirable.
  • 3+ years' experience using Primavera p6 software.
  • Understand project scope of works across multiple engineering disciplines and restrictions imposed by design, contracts and site conditions.
  • Experience in schedule resource loading and development of progress measures using earned value approach.
  • Experience of developing and managing project schedules through their full project life cycle.
  • Ability to prepare written, graphical and technical information from all aspects of the schedule (i.e. histograms, S-curves, progress reports, etc.)
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills are essential along with a good understanding and experience of project co-ordination & management through the full project lifecycle.
  • Proficient in MS Project Scheduling tools.
  • University Degree or college diploma in Science, Engineering or related field.
  • Certification of training course from Oracle in Primavera P6.

Note: Are you currently eligible to work in Ireland? As this is a contract opportunity you will need to hold a Stamp 1G/Stamp 4 visa to apply!
Apply via this advert or contact Paul O'Driscoll at LSC on 021-4777329 if you have any more questions about this opportunity!

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