Senior Project Planner

Company Overview

Renowned for quality and excellence, Collen Construction is a well-established Tier 1 construction company. We have a broad portfolio of projects in various sectors across Ireland and Europe including multinational data centres. Health and Safety is paramount in every project we undertake, and we have been awarded a number of awards for our excellence in Health and Safety.

What sets us apart? Our safety focus initiative: We continuously strive for a safer place to work. We are proud to be part of building diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are recognised as the leader within the data centre build environment in Ireland and Europe. We value our employees, for the right candidate a career with Collen is a long-term career path. Due to continued expansion we are now recruiting for a Senior Project Planner to work on a large scale data centre project in Sweden.

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Contracts Manager and Senior Planner the key roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and update the Project Construction Programme
  • Create, manage, and update short term, area, and trade programmes
  • Integrate procurement and information schedules within the overall Project Construction Programme
  • Prepare detailed progress reports on a weekly basis for issue to the Contracts Manager and Client
  • Manage and develop progress monitoring techniques
  • Resource Load (Manhours) and cost load the Project Construction Programme
  • Monitor and report on Earned Value, this will include detailed reporting to the client as well as the production of progress S-Curves for internal and external issue
  • Integrate subcontractor and supplier schedules within the overall Project Construction Team
  • Monitor and report on supplier and subcontractor design, approval, off-site production etc
  • Manage and update the Design Programme in conjunction with the Design Manager
  • Attend Client progress meetings as required
  • Attend Subcontractor and Supplier progress meetings
  • Monitor planned v actual and prepare as-built programmes
  • Work with the project team to provide consistency in the project planning approach and facilitate accuracy in reporting and programme execution

The Ideal Candidate Will Have


  • MEP background preferable
  • 5-10 years experience in a similar role
  • Asta Powerproject
  • MS project
  • Primavera P6
  • Large scale data centre experience
  • 3rd Level qualification in construction discipline
  • Client facing

Other Information


  • Paid Holidays
  • Accommodation
  • Travel allowance
  • Competitive salary