Planning Lead

  • The Writech Group
  • Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 13/11/2023
Full time AutoCAD Construction Engineering Installation-Maint-Repair Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer Project Management Revit Strategy-Planning

Job Description

Job description

The Writech Group are an internationally recognised leader in Fire Protection Systems. We are internationally approved to Design, Manufacture, Install, Service & Commission to all standards & have experience in Fire Sprinkler Protection, Foam enhanced Fire Protection, Gas Protection, Firewater Mist Protection, Insert Gas Protection & Special Hazard Fire Protection.

It is a very exciting time to join the Writech Group! With the opening of our Design & Innovation Centre earlier this year we are growing our Engineering team.

The Role:

This new role is a critical role for the business. Responsible for ensuring accurate planning, resourcing, labour hire and progress reporting of our construction projects.

This role will also be a key liaison for our engineering team and other key functions of the business (Quality, Safety, Manufacturing/ Assembly, Finance and HR). This is a fast paced environment and the role requires exceptional planning and organisational skills. This role will develop and change as a result of changing business needs, this role will suit a highly ambitious individual with an interest in operations/ project management processes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with project engineers, leads and site based teams, accurately forecasting and assigning resources on project teams.
  • Review on a weekly Basis all contract progress is updated on inhouse systems.
  • Liaise with Commercial & Service departments from tendering through to commissioning stage of projects to ensure smooth handover of contract to all relevant internal teams.
  • Point of contact for internal and external (client) project teams and facilitate the resolution of any issues arising within these teams and escalate accordingly when required.
  • Champion and assist monitoring of Quality processes for the projects.
  • Lead and track performance of all installation teams.
  • Manage all external sub contractors and monitor quality.
  • Manage all external contract hire.
  • Run and manage the planning meeting each week.
  • Monitor the overall execution of contracts and set up/facilitate meetings to ensure contracts are on track in conjunction with Site Supervisor, Project Engineer/Lead and Manufacturing Manager.
  • Schedule and monitor all installation works.
  • Monitor All Feedback from App from Installation - action all feedback
  • Lead the Employee Review reporting and preparation process for Installation
  • Ensure that all contracts are planned a min 8 weeks in advance. Dates are entered for each item.

Ideal Candidate:

  • 3+ years’ experience as a Project Manager over multiple projects
  • Degree or Diploma in Project Management or equivalent experience
  • Skilled communicator with a demonstrated ability to collaborate with key areas of the business and customers
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Ability to thrive under pressure, working with tight project deadlines, whilst maintaining adherence to process disciplines.
  • Must be responsible, personable, detail oriented, and self-motivated with solid organization and time management skills and a strong focus on planning
  • Fluent in English is a requirement for this role.

Additional Benefits:

  • HSF Medical Cash Plan
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • PRSA
  • EAP
  • Learning & Development
  • Career Progression
  • Company Events
  • Free onsite Gym
  • Free onsite Parking
  • Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Additional Annual Leave

All CV’s will be reviewed and applicants will be invited for interview based on their suitability.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

KEY Competencies

Project Manager