Project Planner

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Date: 14 Jun 2024

Location: Katowice, PL

Company: Alstom

Req ID:454012


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your application support expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Magdalena (Site Global Planning Director based in Katowice), and work alongside Financial Project Manager to Earn Value Management and co-operate with Work Package Managers to ensure the problems and bottlenecks will be anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project schedule. You will also identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximize project quality, cost and delivery objectives.



You’ll specifically take care of proper time management information to support decisions making process in order to reach expected on time delivery performance of the project. You will be responsible to prepare and manage project schedule (external and internal) and also maintain resource planning for your projects. Project Planner is expected to interact and communicate effectively with all necessary project core team members in order to manage all planning deliverables efficiently. Reporting to Site Global Planning Director, the Project Planner will be expected to work autonomously and independently, setting high personal standards and delivering reports in a timely and accurate manner to the project team and client alike,   and much more.


We’ll look to you for


  • Co-operation with Work Package Managers, maintain resource planning needed to fulfil all project’s deliverables
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issue
  • Perform schedule analysis & trade-offs to close identified gaps or schedule issues
  • Organize and lead periodic project schedule sessions for his area
  • Provide a timely updated schedule situation highlighting the gap between the actual and the baseline
  • Focus on early identification of potential delays (critical paths) including the status on risks and margin related to schedule
  • Prepare schedule and progress reports on time, with highest quality and provide support to Project Manager on all issues related to project schedule


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 


  • Bachelor or Master Degree
  • Experience or understanding of experience in a project planning / scheduling including resource planning roles
  • Experience or understanding of experience of Primavera P6 Planning Software and/or other scheduling tools, will be an asset
  • Knowledge of MS Project and other MS tools.
  • Familiarity with the schedules simulations, various scenarios, and changing project goals
  • Fluent in English and Polish (proficiency level)


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:


  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with new security standards for rail signalling
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our hybrid working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards to PM roles
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!



Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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