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Date: 26-Oct-2017

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known:  environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.   With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom  develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.
Throughout Australia, Alstom is delivering major Rolling Stock, Signalling and Service projects that includes the Sydney Metro Northwest and Sydney Light rail projects, Suburban trains in Melbourne and our latest signalling technologies in Queensland and Western Australia.


Project Planner

Based at North Ryde

Permanent Position


We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Project Planner to join our team based in our office in Sydney. In this position, you will be responsible for providing cost and schedule performance analysis and recommendations to our Project Management team in order for sound decisions to be made and ultimately successful projects to be delivered.


Key Responsibilities for This Role Include:


  • Conduct end-to-end planning and control activities including planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting for project teams, management and customers using Primavera P6
  • Development and implementation of performance metrics to measure the suitability and health of Alstom projects’
  • Administer the establishment and maintenance of project Baseline’s and produce internal and external Cost Performance Reports (CPRs) as required
  • Develop Plans and Schedules for projects as well as supporting bids in the development of high level schedules


Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required Include:


  • Formal qualifications or equivalent experience in Engineering, Project Planning, and/or Production Control, preferably  in the Rail Systems industry or a related field (Power, Defence or similar)
  • Experienced in the use of related software tools such as Microsoft Project and Primavera
  • Experience in structuring Project Schedules including Work Breakdown Structures, Activities, Milestones and their associated network dependencies (i.e. relationships) for a complex project


This is an excellent opportunity for you to grow your career with a market leader! We can offer you a long term opportunity, ongoing training and development and the potential for further career growth!


We believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working.  We’re open to discussing your individual needs, just let us know.


To apply for this position, be considered for other vacancies or to view other Alstom roles please visit our website at:

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:

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