Job Description

• Develops and manages project programmes, including design, procurement and construction programmes together with supporting information, ensuring the full integration of scope, schedule, costs, risk and resources
• Assistance in the preparation of contract documents for the CACR Programme.
• Review Consultants and Contractors submissions with respect to planning and programme issues and work closely with the project team to ensure that the contract programmes are feasible, complies with the overall Programme and contractual requirements.
• Coordinate and manage the preparation and development of target construction and procurement programmes together with associated information.
• Review, analyse and report on Consultant/Contractor Programmes, including actual progress against planned progress.
• Communicate any slippage of critical path activities with stakeholders to ensure timely completion of project milestones
• Evaluates project change orders, claims and requests for extension of time and assists with dispute resolution proceedings should they arise.
• Maintain the Project Execution Plan with monthly updates.
• Review programme trends to identify deviations/problem areas and recommend corrective mitigations.
• Produce monthly project status reports for the team and assist in the preparation of regular cyclic and exception reporting.
• Safety: To comply with the Business Unit SMS and to discharge your safety responsibilities as outlined by your reporting Manager and Safety Responsibility Statement.
• Technical: to ensure that all your works are carried out in accordance with best current industry practice.
• Business: To manage, coordinate and control all works carried out by you acting in the best interests of the company.
• People: to ensure constant communication with all colleagues within your area and to support the People Management policy within the CI team.
• Responsible for planning and programme aspects of the CACR Programme and for their monitoring and reporting.
• You will completely and fully deliver your responsibilities as specified in the Safety Responsibility Statement that accompanies this role.
• Observe and comply with all IÉ and Capital Investments department policies, standards and procedures and facilitate compliance with the Company’s Safety Management System.
• Review on an ongoing basis risk relevant to your role including both occupational and asset related risks.
• Comply with corporate HR policy and procedures.
• Provide all necessary support to staff to enable the execution of their role.
• Support in management of project stakeholders to ensure expectations are met throughout the process.
• Communicate effectively with staff to ensure proper execution of tasks.
• Support on account negotiations and agreement of final accounts with consultants and contractors.
• Undertake all activities in line with IÉ governing procurement policies and procedures.


• Engineering or QS degree.
• Chartered Member of a Professional Institution.
• Minimum 10 years relevant experience.
• Demonstrable ability to manage project planning aspects of a large programme of works.
• Knowledge of the full project lifecycle, including planning, design, procurement and construction.
• Experience in the use of NEC4, RIAI, IEI and FIDIC forms of contract.
• Experience in the use of planning software (P3, Microsoft Project, etc.).
• Experience of attending and contributing to team briefings/meetings.
• Understanding relevant Technical Documents/Specifications.
• Competent at Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• A working knowledge of Railway projects.
• Understanding of Project Management Procedures.
• Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team.
• Commercial awareness.
• Demonstrated experience in project planning.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Good attention to detail coupled with the ability to focus on the wider objectives.
• Ability to liaise with contractors, consultants and third parties.
• Self-starter, able to act on own initiative in a proactive way.