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



NKT - Our people bring power to life

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 Offshore & HVDC Project Teams in Cologne.


You will be a vital member in supporting the execution of high voltage cable systems diverse projects in Offshore & HVDC businesses. You will lead the planning, scheduling and cost-control efforts for all project phases.


Your responsibilities:

  • Provision of integrated schedule for the project’s entire scope of work in Primavera P6 ensuring fulfillment of internal standard procedures
  • Monitoring project progress and regularly analyzing project-critical paths to ensure all critical path activities and project milestones are progressing according to plan, highlighting any deviations or scheduling issues and providing input for optimizing resources.
  • Identifying and analyzing project risks and suggesting improvement actions and mitigation plans.
  • Working closely with engineering, manufacturing, commissioning, installation, client and contractors to identify potential changes in scope and quantify the impact of each change.
  • Collaborating with the Procurement & Logistics team to ensure all resources are available on time and on location as needed, to prevent project delays.
  • Preparing and participating in project reviews and communicating progress and control issues to the wider project team, while offering solutions.
  • Developing your project management skills while working alongside project managers, engineers, technicians and support teams.


Your background:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in (Electrical) Engineering, Business Administration or similar
  • More than 3 years’ experience in Project Planning (or similar) in a project management setup
  • Knowledge of project management techniques, processes and tools, including Planning and ideally in Project Controls area
  • IT literate with excellent working knowledge of Primavera P6 and all relevant Microsoft Office applications incl. MS Project.
  • A high level of self-motivation, curiosity and desire to learn about new technologies.
  • A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and strong communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to safe work practices and dedication to following all relevant workplace safety guidelines
  • Ability and willingness to travel regularly to Customer and projects, as required
  • Fluency in English and German


More about us:

At NKT your skills, ambition and determination will contribute to connecting the world with high quality power cables driving the global transition to renewable energy. Join us and become part of an international organization founded on high ambitions, strong performance and collaboration. We have pioneered the cable industry since 1891, and today we still bring power to life. NKT employs 3.400 and operates globally with headquarter in Brøndby, Denmark.


Business Line HV 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. We offer a competitive comp & ben package including flexible working conditions.

Posting Date: 

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Permanent

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