Project Planner at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy


It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team. Location: Taichung – with frequent travels to Taichung
Organization: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Offshore Wind Limited http://www.siemensgamesa.com
Mode of employment: Full time
Siemens Gamesa is the market leader in Offshore Wind Power and is recognized for its groundbreaking technology, and its expansive presence in development, engineering and construction of Wind Turbines. We make real what really matters; clean energy for generations to come – and we are looking for additional support to our experienced team of Project Planners.
In the Siemens Gamesa offshore business unit, we drive and manage big scale projects, often lasting 3-4 years of time from the contract signature to final takeover of the wind farm. A strong focus on time, cost and scope is therefor essential in order to successfully execute the projects. Project schedules are born in the early sales phase and evolve throughout the project life cycle. To make sure these schedules are maintained we have the Project Planner.
The Project Planner has a key role in managing the time schedules in our projects and directly supports the Project Manager with various planning, controlling and governing tasks. The Project Planner makes sure the schedule is at all times updated, maintained, analyzed and that it is communicated properly to the relevant stakeholders. The Project Planner creates scenarios for project optimization, risk analysis/–mitigation, runs reports and creates visualizations and proposals to enforce important decision making.
If this sounds exciting to you, please read on.

What are my responsibilities?

The key responsibilities lie in developing, updating and maintaining the time schedule of an offshore wind turbine project. You will further be responsible for tasks connected to e.g. monthly internal reporting, client reporting and communication, proactive follow-ups, schedule analysis and key stakeholder alignment regarding different planning deliverables.
Your responsibilities and duties will also include:
  • Developing contractual and operational time schedules
  • Preparing scenario planning to evaluate potential options
  • Analyzing schedules and providing scenario plans for mitigation
  • Maintaining the accuracy of project plans according with project objectives
  • Analyzing the schedule variance, risk and opportunity
  • Preparing and presenting data to influence program decision making
  • Coordinating with project team to accelerate tasks and resolve problems
  • Supporting the Project Portfolio team with inputs from your project
  • Giving feedback to the line organization on learnings and best practices
  • Organize own workload to ensure your time is utilized effectively

What do I need to qualify for this job?
As a person you have a responsible approach to your work, taking ownership for what you do. You have a proactive, results-oriented focus; and are able to carry out your tasks in a dynamic environment. You are willing and capable of assuming additional responsibilities; to work autonomously, and to commit to stringent deadlines. It is important for this role that you have strong interpersonal skills as you will interact and work with people at all levels in the organization.
  • Ideally you hold a MSc. degree within industry related fields, e.g. engineering or project management.
  • You have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in major Projects (preferably from the Offshore or the Wind industry)
  • You have experience from planning and control environments
  • Potentially PMI-SP® certification
  • Expert level using Primavera P6
  • Computer literacy, including all Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of Engineering, Manufacturing, Procurement and Construction processes
  • As a person you are proactive with a detail and process-oriented mindset
  • Strong analytical skills demonstrated through ability to plan and prioritize
  • You are able to work in an international environment having excellent Mandarin and English skills, both orally and in writing

In case you have acquired your skills in alternative ways your application is just as well appreciated.
About Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
With a worldwide installed capacity of over 100.000 MW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has a presence in more than 90 countries and a team of 24,000 employees worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish stock exchange.
Denmark is a core part of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy global wind power activities, housing global wind power R&D and engineering activities along with several supply chain management, sales and project management functions.
Taiwan is one of the important, emerging markets for Offshore wind and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy already has strong presence here. A presence which will only grow in the coming years.
We continuously strive to strengthen our position even further, and we are therefore looking for bright minds eager to join a dynamic, international organization offering unique opportunities for its employees.
By joining Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy you will become part of an open and dynamic workplace where professional and personal development is an important part of the agenda. We prioritize being responsible for our employees’ health and well-being, and we offer many employee benefits.
For specific information about the position, please contact the hiring manager, Emil Knudsen via email .
We kindly draw your attention to the fact that this email may not be used for sending applications or CVs for evaluation.
Deadline for applications: as soon as possible
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is a global organisation and it recognizes that its employees represent a large variety of cultures, ethnicities, beliefs and languages. This wealth of diversity is what makes Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy more innovative, creative, sensitive and committed to society. Our diversity is what makes us who we are, and we are immensely proud of that.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy believes that we all have the right to be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace regardless of our race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender, circumstances of pregnancy or parental leave, age, disability or marital status.
We seek to promote respect for the law, equality and inclusion for our employees in order to ensure that there is no discrimination by reason of race, gender, marital status, ideology, political opinions, nationality, religion or any other personal, physical or social condition.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy offers a truly flexible and inspiring place to work, with a global presence and a commitment to providing a working environment in which every employee can develop their potential and maximize their contribution.

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