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Project planning & control specialist

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You as a Project Planning and Controls Specialist will be part of Hitachi Energy business based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. You will be acting as a Project Planning & Controls Specialist (m/f/d) for the planning, controlling, and monitoring of customer-specific large-scale projects, such as Saudi-Egypt HVDC Link. Delivering accurate and thorough information about the project status, including the schedule, progress, planned, actual, and forecast, resources and productivity, trends, and risks, to the project manager and line managers in a timely manner.

Be a major contributor to the development of the Project Baseline (scope of work, cost and schedule) and has the leading role at project launching stage, and on an ongoing basis, for the setting up of tools.

To timely provide the Project Manager, and the Line Managers with Earned Value Management Analysis, with look ahead, reliable and comprehensive information about the project status: schedule, progress, planned, actual, forecast, resources and productivity, trends, and risks.

Analyzes project requirements with project team, checks that all essential work activities have been identified in sufficient detail to serve as a basis for developing realistic project schedules.

Defines, jointly with the project team, project work and cost breakdown structure, develops and maintains properly linked, required resource loaded/integrated, baseline and current schedules that provide time phased baseline, actual and forecast data for project.

Monitors project progress and regularly analyzes project critical paths to ensure all critical path activities and project milestones are progressed to the plan, notifies project team of any deviations or scheduling issues, and provides input for optimizing resources.

Issues progress reports, program updates and productivity data on a regular basis and as requested by customers and stakeholders.

Contributes in Tenders and Project for HVDC Projects.

You hold an Engineering degree in relevant field and have experience of working as a Project Planner in EPC Company or similar.

Thorough understanding of logical sequencing and interfacing of project execution activities in EPC projects for Electrical Power Systems.

Project planning experience in Primavera

Experience in HVDC project will have added benefit.

Experience in planning and/or cost control on lump sum projects or equivalent and ability to lead / Support planning and project controls activities in multi-location EPC projects

Experience to plan activities and to monitor execution schedules and physical progress in all project phases.

Strong communication skills, ability to highlight key issues and to communicate them to management and other stakeholders.

You see yourself as a team player, with team management and leadership skills.

Should be a team player & ensure effective use of resource

Proficiency in English is required for this role, additional language skills and/or Swedish is an advantage

Ort Jeddah, Maddinah, Saudi Arabia
Jobtyp Full time
Erfahrung Experienced
Position Engineering & Science
Vertrag Regular
Veröffentlichungsdatum 2023-04-11
Referenznummer SA55278202
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