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Project Planner

Date: Jul 14, 2017

Location: Bangkok, BK, TH

Project Planner-TRCS-THBK01390812


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

At Bombardier, our employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

We have exciting multiple bids and projects in the APAC region and we are seeking for Project Planners in Thailand

Purpose of the job

The Project Planner is responsible for planning, scheduling and progress control related aspects of the project and also planning and monitoring the resources of the project as per approved budget and produce schedule-related KPI’s.

Key responsibilities

Functional duties to the Project Core Team

· Lead and responsible for establishing, integrating and updating the Detailed Project Schedule (DPS)

· Responsible for monitoring and reporting on schedule progress and deviations within all parties involved in the project

· Responsible for resource planning, monitoring and reporting

· Responsible for communicating the DPS to all parties involved in the project, including any changes to the DPS

· Responsible for regularly monitoring critical path(s) of the schedule to identify risks and opportunities and develop mitigation or recovery plans

Leadership duties within the Project Core Team

· Lead meetings related to DPS topics within the Project Core Team and with other functions

· Manage, with the support of all Project Core Team members, the effective communication of the current DPS to all relevant stakeholders, including any updates

· Ensure that schedule implications of change requests are made visible and clear prior to presentation and decision making in the Change Control Board

Specific responsibilities to other Project Core Team roles

· Regularly update the Project Controller with any and all progress or delays to the DPS to secure that implications to the EAC are monitored

· Ensure that the Risk & Opportunity Manager is regularly updated with possible threats or opportunity derived from present or future deviations to the DPS


-A university degree, preferably in Engineering or Business or equivalent tertiary qualification in planning & scheduling

-Minimum 4 years of experience in Planning and Scheduling ideally in rail industry or in similar business areas (e.g. railways, construction, oil & gas, technology, energy)

-In addition, working exposure in Engineering, Project Management, Operations, Procurement, Bids, Sales, or Finance would be advantageous

-Knowledge of Primavera is a must

-Hands on experience performing within a Planning Manager or Programme Manager position with knowledge of the Rail industry essential

- A wealth of experience managing complex technical projects through to successful delivery

- Proven track record of building internal project teams with strong leadership and communication skills at all levels

- Demonstrable ability to encourage and facilitate change and continuous improvement initiatives

- Proven ability to influence, negotiate and build effective relationships with customers and internally across various departments

- Comfortable reporting on project progress and generating reports to demonstrate achievements against objectives

- A planner able to anticipate issues and proactively manage others to achieve to targets

- Results driven approach and an enabler for change to take place

- Fluency in English and Thai language is essential

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: TH-BK-Bangkok
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
14.07.2017, 5:05:27 PM

Unposting Date
29.07.2017, 2:59:00 PM

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