Job Description

Job Description – Project Scheduler

Our client, a world-leading design, engineering, and project management organisation, is seeking to recruit a Scheduler/Project Planner within the Industry Business Sector. This sector contains a number of blue-chip client organisations, and as a result, some projects are high profile with a high capital value. They are looking for individuals who can manage project scheduling activities on-site for the client and be a key member of the relevant site-based client team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic individual with experience in scheduling within industry sectors such as process, petro-chemical, pharmaceutical, or nuclear.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provision of a Scheduling service to single or multiple projects within a portfolio.
  • Experience with Scheduling applications in Primavera P6.
  • Assist in the preparation and update of individual Project Schedules as required.
  • Coordinate with the project QS to ensure cost/schedule integration.
  • Ensure monthly updates of all schedules are completed before the end of the month for reporting.
  • Carry out schedule control in accordance with client process and procedures.
  • Support the Project Manager in all aspects of setting up the project Master Schedule.
  • Initiate, maintain, and follow-up the Project Master Schedule and critical path for the Project.
  • Perform technical schedule analysis for the schedule as well as updates and revisions during the project life.
  • Make sure that all contractor schedules are in line with the Project Master Schedule.
  • Validate accuracy and completeness of all Project Controls Scheduling information.
  • Perform “What if” analyses and propose corrective actions to bring the project back on track.
  • Monitor agreed corrective actions.
  • Draft the Time related sections of the monthly progress report and all other local reports with respect to schedule and progress.
  • Assist in managing, controlling, and tracking the project cashflow against the baseline budget.


  • Degree qualified (in an engineering or construction related subject).
  • Conversant in all aspects of scheduling duties.
  • Referral of potential problem areas to Team Leader.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and on own initiative.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.

Our client offers a supportive environment for career development and flexible working policies. Note that security clearance may be required for this role. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Please contact or call 0151 666 8960 for the full job description.