Senior Project Planner (m/f/d)

  • Category: Other
  • Location: Cologne, DE; Berlin, DE

Do you want to make a difference and make an impact? In a company that delivers high-quality products and system solutions for the energy transition? Then join our ambitious project teams at the Cologne site as Senior Project Planner (m/f/d). The position is based in Cologne, Berlin or Würzburg.

As a member of the Portfolio & Project Planning team in our HV Solutions business line, you will help shaping the energy transition - in Germany and worldwide. You will support the planning of large marine and land cable projects in the bidding and execution phase.

You will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Develop and update the projects' time programme 
  • Regularly analyzing project progress and project critical phases.
  • Identifying and analyzing project risks and proposing improvements and mitigation plans
  • Work closely with engineering, construction, commissioning, installation, and customers to identify potential changes and measure potential impacts
  • Prepare project reviews and communicate progress and control issues to the project team
  • Prepare and update required reports and coordinate with our site in Sweden
  • Communicate project information and customer feedback to internal stakeholders of the project
  • Continue to develop processes and tools to continuously improve planning, progress monitoring, and reporting

To connect a greener world, you should have the following skills and experience:

You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Business Administration or in a similar field. Additionally you have more than 5 years of professional experience in Project Planning (or similar) in a project management setup. Further you should apply, if you:

  • Have knowledge of engineering and project management techniques, processes, and tools, including planning and ideally in project controls
  • Have IT skills with excellent knowledge of Primavera P6 and all relevant Microsoft Office applications including MS Project
  • Bring a high level of self-motivation, curiosity, and a desire to learn about new technologies
  • Have a collaborative, solution-oriented approach and strong communication skills
  • Have the ability to work in multicultural, international and diverse teams and adapt to different personalities
  • Have a willingness to travel to clients and job sites
  • Be business fluent in English and German

Contact and application

NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. 

Interested? Then we look forward to receiving your application. In case you have any inquiries about the position, please don’t hesitate to contact Jakob Welsing, If you have any questions about the hiring process, please contact our HR Business Partner Sandra Schröder, Please note that due to GDPR regulations, we cannot accept applications via email.

About NKT

At the factory in Cologne, NKT is designing, developing and manufacturing the high-voltage power cable solutions enabling the Energiewende and the global transition to renewable energy. Here, you will join a diverse organization at an internationally recognized engineering center at a state-of-the-art power cable factory.

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world.

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