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Project Planner (m/w)

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Hennigsdorf, BR, DE

Project Planner (m/w)-TCEM-DEHE01451936


Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies – built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology – conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

We are currently looking to recruit for a Project Planner

(m/f) at our location in Hennigsdorf, Germany.

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. He or she either leads all planning & scheduling activities on the project or reports to the Lead Planner of the project (especially on bigger projects).

He/She 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.

The Project Planner establishes and updates the Detailed Project Schedule (DPS), including leading the harmonization and integration of sub-schedules from all parties (functions, subdivisions) involved in the project, challenging all inputs from all parties. He/she regularly tracks and reports progress against the baseline schedule and continuously monitors risks and opportunities as well as proactively develops scenarios, mitigation or back-up plans if required.

The Project Planner produces schedule-related KPI’s as required by the project. The person who has this role is an important member of the Change Control Board.

Your tasks:

Functional duties to the Project Core Team:

• Guide 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 updating the DPS based on common objectives within the project;

• Monitor and reporting on schedule progress and deviations within all parties involved in

the project;

• Communicate the DPS to all parties involved in the project, including any changes to the


• Monitor critical path(s) of the schedule to identify risks and opportunities and

develop mitigation or recovery plans;

• The role is mandated to make any internal contacts, and in a consortium, any external contacts, needed to perform the duties.

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.


• An university degree, preferably in Engineering or Business or a tertiary qualification. Additional qualification in planning & scheduling is an advantage;

• Minimum 4 years of experience in a relevant role, established professional with working experience on projects, in similar business areas (e.g. railways, oil & gas, technology, energy);

• Working experience either in Engineering, Project Management, Operations, Procurement, Bids, Sales, or Finance in a multicultural environment is desirable (e.g. working in international teams, international projects etc.);

• Knowledge of relevant software is an advantage (Primavera);

• Communication and diplomacy skills in dealing with stakeholders in different disciplines at all levels;

• Fluent in English. German language knowledge is an asset.

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Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: DE-BR-Hennigsdorf
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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