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Senior 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 or Würzburg.


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: 

You will take responsibility for the project planning of a major project and coordination of the planning work. Your agenda will also include the development and continuous updating of an integrated schedule for the entire scope of work of the project in Primavera P6, in compliance with internal standard procedures, as well as the monitoring of project progress and regular analysis of project-critical paths. You will also be responsible for identifying and analysing project risks and proposing improvement actions and risk mitigation plans, working closely with engineering, manufacturing, commissioning, installation, customers and contractors to identify potential changes to the project scope and quantify the impact of each change. Further key tasks are:

  • Work with the procurement and logistics team to ensure all resources are available on time and on site to avoid project delays.
  • Prepare for and participate in project reviews and communicate progress and control issues to the project team involved while providing solutions
  • Developing and using your project management skills in collaboration with project managers, engineers, technicians and support teams


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 similar and already ,have several years of experience in project planning (or similar) in a project management environment. You also have knowledge of project management techniques, processes and tools, including planning and ideally in the area of project control as well as IT skills with excellent knowledge of Primavera P6 and all relevant Microsoft Office applications incl. MS Project. Your profile is rounded off by a high level of self-motivation, curiosity and a desire to learn about new technologies. Further important qualifications are:

  • A collaborative and solution-oriented approach and strong communication skills
  • Commitment to safe working practices and compliance with all relevant health and safety guidelines
  • Willingness to travel regularly to clients and projects, as required
  • Fluent in German and English


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 3,900 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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