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Junior Project Planner (m/f/d) Offshore & HVDC




You would like to make a difference and have an impact? In a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious Team in a state of the art manufacturing environment in Cologne.


You will take on an important function within the teams for the project execution of high-voltage cable systems in the offshore & HVDC sector. You will be responsible for planning, scheduling and cost control in all project phases.


You will be responsible for the following aspects: 

Your agenda will include supporting the planning of large marine and overland cable projects in the bidding and execution phases as part of a project team and ensuring that projects follow sound methodology and execution practices in line with internal standards. You will be responsible for monitoring project progress and regularly analysing project critical phases to ensure they and project milestones are on track, highlighting variances or scheduling issues. You will also work closely with the engineering, production, logistics and installation departments. Further key tasks are:

  • Preparing and participating in project reviews and communicating progress and control issues to the project team, including suggestions
  • Effectively communicating project information and client feedback to internal stakeholders of the project

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 a comparable field. Ideally, you have some professional experience in project planning within a project management set-up. Furthermore, you have knowledge of engineering and project management techniques as well as IT skills in all relevant Microsoft Office applications. A high degree of self-motivation, curiosity and the desire to learn about new technologies round off your profile. You also have the ability and willingness to travel regularly to clients and construction sites. Further important qualifications are:

  • Collaborative, solution-oriented approach and strong communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to safe work practices and dedication to complying with all relevant workplace safety guidelines
  • Fluent in English and German


More about us:

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 3,300 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com. 


Business Line HV Cable Solutions:

Our high voltage cables combine state-of-the-art cable design, outstanding product quality and installation engineering as well as project expertise. With clever solutions and applied knowledge from a multitude of high voltage situations and demands, we can provide cable solutions that precisely meet customer requirements.



Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our career page. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. We offer a competitive comp & ben package including flexible working conditions.

If you have any questions regarding the recruiting process, please contact our Business Partner Ms. Daniela Nocker, daniela.nocker@nkt.com.


Posting Date:  23-Apr-2021

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Permanent

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