Project Scheduler

 

Role

Aspira are looking for a Project Scheduler for a Cork role.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Requirements

Essential:

  • 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:

  • 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.

If interested, please forward your CV to cvs@aspira.ie and outline the job title. Alternatively, you can apply through the form on the right.

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