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Project Planner

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

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At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

Join us as a Project Planner and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Derby, UK.

As a Project Planner, you will be responsible to guide the Project Core Team in the management of all planning, scheduling and progress control related aspects of the project in accordance with the Planning & Scheduling Process.

In this role you will provide the knowledge and the tools to plan the project scope of work and all related deliverables during project launch, execution and project close out.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Establish and update the Detailed Project Schedule (DPS) based on common objectives within the project, including leading the harmonization and integration of sub-schedules from all parties (functions, subdivisions) involved in the project;

• Monitor and report on schedule progress and deviations within all parties involved in the project;

• Monitor critical path(s) of the schedule to identify risks and opportunities and develop mitigation or recovery plans;

• Lead meetings related to DPS topics within the Project Core Team and with other functions including the client;

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

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

• 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;

• Challenge all inputs from all parties;

• Produce schedule related KPI’s as required by the project.


Key requirements:

• Bachelor’s or master’s degree preferable in Engineering or Business;

• Proven P6 and MS Project experience;

• Proven experience in a relevant position, ideally in a similar business areas;

• Additional qualification in planning & scheduling is an advantage;

• Working experience either in Engineering, Project Management, Operations, Procurement, Bids, Sales, or Finance is desirable;

• Working experience in a multicultural environment is desirable;

Posting date: 07.04.2020
Closing date: 06.05.2020
Competitive salary range
Number of working hours: 37

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All 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.

Job: Advance Engineering
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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