Sr. Project Planner

  • Category: Project Management & Execution
  • Location: Cary, US

NKT - Leading High Voltage DC Solutions to empower the green transition
If you are looking for a new challenge and are experienced in project planning, we have the right job for you!
Project planning for EPC High Voltage Cable projects

As a Senior Scheduler you will bear and perform planning and scheduling responsibilities in line with organizational procedures and contract requirements. Propose continuous improvements in various planning methods and procedures to the functional lead. You will handle overall planning and scheduling responsibility as lead planner for our medium size EPC projects or as responsible planning manager leading a team of planners and schedulers for our large EPC projects. Provide guidance to project teams and project management concerning baselines and schedule development, float analysis, critical and sub critical paths, longest paths, schedule progress, schedule risk analysis, resource planning, EVM, etc.

You will also be responsible for delivering:
 •    Set up and maintain the Project plans and schedules.
•    Coordinate with the project teams (Testing, engineering, procurement, production, logistics and installation) to finalize project priorities and to develop and maintain detailed, integrated schedule for successful project execution.
•    Attend project team meetings, management review meetings, Client meetings and department meetings.
•    Understand the project execution plan and document changes to the baseline execution plan based on the change management procedure.
•    Finalize Schedules from Level 1 to Level 5 in Primavera with full and robust logic.
•    Implement and perform regular Project Schedule Risk Analysis.
•    Implement and develop internal standard reports. Ensure that the proper layout is used.
•    Ensure effective and regular maintenance of schedules and schedule performance analysis.
•    Ensure proper schedule quality as per internal and international standards.
•    Ensure effective communication of the project status by schedule performance analysis, critical and sub critical path impacts, longest path analysis etc. on a regular basis to all relevant stakeholders.
•    Ensure that the weekly and monthly progress and performance reports are prepared and properly distributed as per internal procedure and project requirements.
•    Develop, implement, and maintain procedures, means and tools to ensure the efficient organization and operation of the scheduling, progress control and reporting activities across the Project.
•    Mentor and train junior planners.

Experienced and supportive
You have proven ability to work under pressure without compromising on deliverables.
Working in a structured way and being supportive to your colleagues comes natural to you.
Additionally, your CV includes: 
•    Bachelor or Master’s in project management
•    Relevant professional experience can beat a formal degree.
•    PMI-SP, PMP, or PSP certification is preferred.
•    Primavera P6 expertise.
•    Schedule risk analysis expertise.
•    Oil & Gas experience is a plus.
•    Eligibility to work in the United States is a must
NKT Offered Benefits:
•    Competitive wages
•    Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision for individual and family)
•    401k with company match
•    Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays 
•    Long Term Disability (LTD) & Short-Term Disability (STD) 
•    Personal development & career growth opportunities 

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We will review applications continuously and we recommend you apply with a resume no later than July 31, 2024. Be aware that NKT employees are subject to a criminal history check, Motor Vehicle Report check and drug screening. Tests may occur as part of our recruitment processes.

We welcome your application!

About NKT
At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, 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. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 5.000 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 2.6 billion in 2023. We connect a greener world.

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