Project Planner 1

Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
01 May 2018
18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Planner
The Siemens Energy Management Division is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. As the trusted partner for the development and extension of an efficient and reliable power infrastructure, Energy Management offers utilities and the industry the portfolio they need. This includes facilities and systems for the low-voltage and distribution power grid level, smart grid and energy automation solutions, power supply for industrial plants, and high-voltage transmission systems. Represented in more than 90 countries, this Siemens Division has nearly 53,000 employees and more than 100 production sites worldwide.
For our EM setup in Egypt we are looking for a Project Planner to support our growing business:
Project Planner will contribute as part of the Project Management team responsible for managing complex Engineering, Procurement, and Manufacturing schedules for Project. Project Scheduler / Planner will be responsible for driving the organization to meet the Master Schedule by developing, tracking, and maintaining complex master schedules for project including engineering, procurement, operations, final assembly, engineering, procurement, and commissioning. Project Scheduler / Planner would also be involved in many planning aspects related to engineering, supply chain management, manufacturing, capacity planning, process improvements, and lean manufacturing. Project Scheduler / Planner will be involved in high level planning, forecasting and preparation. Project Scheduler / Planner will work with Management at various levels and prepare and present schedule and workload data on a monthly basis.

What are my responsibilities?
  • Manage development, tracking, and reporting of complex schedules and labor forecasts, based on the input from Project managers.
  • Be able to have micro and macro level understanding of issues related to plant performance and forecasts.
  • Be involved in the development of project master schedules.
  • Drive the team to ensure schedule adherence and development of mitigation plans.
  • Assist with the development of reports for functional departments to monitor performance and identify variances with respect to baselines and budgets.
  • Application of various project progress methods to ensure the project schedule is on track to meet deadlines of deliverables.
  • Maintain and manage schedules to reflect accuracy in schedule when changes happen.
  • Coordinate and regulate various meetings such as project progress reviews with various levels of management.
  • Ensure proper thorough reporting to all stakeholders.
  • Become a subject matter expert by overcoming roadblocks or delays through using various methods such as industry related knowledge, innovating short cuts or alternative ways, improvising plans to meet targets and the like.
  • Push to respective Project Team members to timely implement respective progress steps to ensure required execution time.
What do I need to qualify for this job?
  • Required education: Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field.
  • Required experience: 1+ years of experience in Financial Analyst, Engineering, Project Management, or Planner
  • Demonstrated strong Excel and Computer skills required.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Experience with scheduling software such as Microsoft Project. Primavera experience will be of benefit.
  • Fluent in English / Arabic (spoken/written).
What else do I need to know?
Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work. People with disabilities will be preferred in case of equal qualification. Please find more information at
How do I apply?
We are looking forward to receiving your on-line application. Please note: only complete application documents, including diplomas, certificates of employment or letter of recommendation respectively can be considered in the selection process.
Requisition ID: 291112
Organization: Energy Management
Career Level: Experienced Professional
Full time only