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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.

We are currently looking for a

Project Planner for our location in Derby, United Kingdom

The Project Planner is responsible for guiding 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. Also provides the knowledge and the tools to plan the project scope of work and all related deliverables during project launch. This includes the application of the generic WBS and using it as a cost and progress management tool throughout the project.
When in the lead in a consortium, the Project Planner maintains direct contact with peers in partner companies and manages schedule development and follow-up within the consortium.

• You will be responsible for guiding the Project Core Team in the planning of activities to deliver the project using standard tools (e.g. generic Product Breakdown Structure and Work Breakdown Structure)
• Establish and update the DPS (Detailed Project Schedule) based on common objectives within the project
• Responsible for monitoring and reporting on schedule progress and deviations within all parties involved in the project, for communicating the DPS to all parties involved in the project, including any changes to the DPS and for regularly monitoring 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
• Manage, with the support of all Project Core Team members, the effective communication of the current DPS to all relevant stakeholders, including any updates


• University Degree in Engineering or Business Management
• Minimum 4 years of experience on projects, ideally in similar business areas (e.g. railways, oil & gas, technology, energy)
• Working experience either in Engineering, Project Management, Operations, Procurement or Bids
• Working experience in a multicultural environment is desirable (e.g. working in international teams, international projects etc.)
• Good knowledge of Primavera (P6)
• Desired competencies: customer orientation, very good communication skills, planning, and teamwork skills
• Language skills required advanced/business fluent level of English.

Posting date:09.12.2020

Closing date: 09.12.2021
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: Project Development
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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