Alstom Project Planner in Sydney, Australia

Date: 17-May-2017

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU

Company: Alstom

Purpose of the Job

Responsible to develop and manage planning tasks in order to achieve Alstom Transport internal rules, project

needs, and contract requirements, delivering high quality service to ensure achieving the integrity and visibly of

project key dates across the project and various stakeholders. Also, leading the planning team in the direction so

that abovementioned goals are commonly achieved .

Alstom Transport

Project Planner

Sydney - North Ryde

Full Time - Permanent Position

The Role

Responsible to develop and manage planning tasks in order to achieve Alstom Transport internal rules, project needs, and contract requirements, delivering high quality service to ensure achieving the integrity and visibly of project key dates across the project and various stakeholders. This also includes planning the team in the direction so that abovementioned goals are commonly achieved.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance in Preparing, issuing and updating the Programing Plan, which sets processes, rules, templates to carry out the programme requirements of the Contract, and consistent with Alstom internal rules, including PMS

  • Interface with external contractor to ensure effective communication and common understanding of key

  • Participating and leading the Master Programme update and maintenance, which contains the contract requirements, milestones (including Quality, Sourcing and DFQ milestones) and completion obligations, the full scope of activities in accordance with the industrial organisation and product, and activities breakdown

  • Leading the program impact assessment against modifications, variations. And liaise with commercial team

  • Participate in developing performance reports and analyse data

  • Coordinate the various product Lines programmes (with their respective managers, who lead all subsystem leaders and work-package owners of their respective Product Line) for main activities, including major milestones for inputs and deliverables.

  • Monitor the progress by:o Issuing the Programme Analysis reporto Arranging meetings to review the progress with the project core teamo Preparing, consolidating and issuing the monthly report to the customer

  • Ensure accuracy of the information received and consistently update the planning

  • Evaluate all the Programme Risks and put in place alarm mechanisms to anticipate risk of delay for the Alstom scope.

  • Evaluate all the Programme Opportunities and put in place mechanisms to anticipate and create theeffective opportunity to restore/create/add float into Alstom programme in day to day contact with the customer on programme matters.

  • Support any variation/claims in terms of programme analysis and proposals

Key Requirements

  • Engineering degree/diploma or equivalent experience

  • Project Management Qualifications/Business Degree (Desirable)

  • 5-10 Years in a Planning Role

  • 2-5 Years in a similar role

  • Competencies in Electronics and Engineering processes

  • Knowledge and experience of Primavera usage (Need ideally Primavera P6 Professional Release 8.1 or later

  • Experience in Railway programming

  • Time-Chainage modelling skills

  • Strong analysis capability

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to communicate to different levels

  • Sense of urgency

  • Team oriented with the ability to work independently

  • Communicates with transparency: Delivers clear messages

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to lead by example

  • Excellent Primavera, Microsoft Office & MS Excel skills

  • Fluent in English

At Alstom, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry. More information about Alstom can be found at: www.alstom.com

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