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General Electric HVDC PDG Project Planner in Stafford, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

The HVDC business unit, within GE’s Grid Solutions business, provides design and supply services covering HVDC technology to GE’s global projects businesses, interacting with multiple project groups at any time. It is, therefore, key for GE’s HVDC business to ensure consistency in planning schedules from tender stage to project execution

Job Description

  • Develop standard and project detail schedules using the established tools and processes and challenges the team to ensure schedule risk is managed with a balance of competitive offering aligned to historical performance

  • Develops and maintains the single project schedule representing the entire project under PDG scope by integrating inputs from all engineering functions and third parties contributing to the project engineering

  • Ensure proper linkages in schedule to show all interdependencies between contributing parties

  • Ensure functional owners sign off on commitments and are made accountable for their date

  • Work collaboratively with other overall project planning team to ensure optimal alignment of schedule with overall schedule

  • Delivers a high quality schedule aligned with global standards to ensure project is accurately represented

  • Support for project teams to keep and organised schedules

  • Challenges functional owners on forecast completion dates to ensure dates are realistic

  • Develop Project control KPIs to monitor project progress.

  • Generates “what if” scenarios to optimize execution and works with project teams to evaluate feasibility

  • Drives functional owners to mitigate risks and follows up with functional owners on risk mitigation actions

  • Provide and communicate regular status reporting

The suitable candidate shall demonstrate that they are able to manage and control the project planning of multiple large projects.

Basic skills & desired properties:

  • Severalyearsofengineering and planning activities in EPC typeenvironment

  • Masteringofinvolveddiscipline(process and tools such as smart sheet and Primavera etc.)

  • Stronginfluencing and relationshipbuilding skills

  • Demonstratedpresentation skills and ability to succinctly communicatecomplexmessages

  • Demonstratesownership & accountability, judgment and decisionmaking,influences & inspires team, creates a visionand strategy, and haspassionfortherole

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No