Scheduler / Sr Scheduler - Data Center Construction

  • Paris, France
  • Full-time
  • Department: Real Estate

Company Description

Turner & Townsend have been at the forefront of Hyperscale data center development from the outset, delivering multi-billion Euros of construction each year globally.

With our global footprint and client base, we bring local market insight combined with our in-depth understanding of global trends, giving our clients confidence when entering new markets.

We know what it costs to procure, design, build and operate data centers in both established and emerging markets. We work with clients to deliver certainty and maximize their return on investment, delivering effective program management, project and cost management and project controls services.

Our services are underpinned by our market-leading digital products, collectively providing a single source of truth to deliver predictable outcomes, everywhere.

As we move forward with the expansion of our European Data Centre business, we now seek an experienced Sr / Scheduler who will join us in helping us deliver these demanding, high value, complex projects.   

Job Description

Turner & Townsend are looking for an experienced Scheduler to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a track record of working on complex large scale construction projects as well as within one or more of the following : Pharmaceutical, BioTech, Data Centre, Industrial, Logistics, Manufacturing, Chemical or similarly complex asset type.

Job Objectives

  • Maintain and monitor master plan schedule
  • Prepare and monitor tasks ensuring satisfactory realization of project requirements against the project schedule
  • Integrate various contract packages into master plan schedule
  • Review contractor’s submitted schedule and make recommendations to client
  • Prepare regular internal/external weekly and monthly progress report for management and client
  • Develop a project control procedure to monitor the progress of project
  • Interact with contractor and verify the project data to update project schedule
  • Develop mitigation plans
  • Assess any contractor’s extension of time claim and prepare defence claim report
  • Put forward recommendation report for any contractor’s EOT claim
  • Analyse critical path and constraints to determine the effect of changes to project schedule
  • Work out site logistic planning for project
  • Prepare and propose ‘micro-management’ schedules for critical elements of work

Skills Required

  • Scheduler >3 years scheduling/planning experience + 1 years DC exp.
  • Sr Scheduler >7 years scheduling/planning experience + 2 years DC exp. 
  • Knowledge and experience of all of the main design or project management concepts, tools and techniques
  • Experience of working with General Contractors in a project management, or scheduler/planner capacity
  • Excellent knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering
  • Understanding of the financial aspects of a project
  • Primavera P6 planner desirable
  • Membership of a recognised professional body
  • Good knowledge and experience gained within a hi-tech environment such as industrial, manufacturing, pharma, logistics. 


  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience preparing cost estimates.
  • Experience in commercial, data center, high-tech, healthcare, manufacturing Industries preferred.
  • French language skills highly advantageous.

Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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