Project Planner

Location: Denmark, Aarhus

Do you have a technical educational background combined with some years of working experience as a Project Planner in construction industry or similar? Are you motivated by being part of a professional environment with a strong technical commitment? Then you might be the Project Planner we are looking for at MHI Vestas Offshore.

Join our office in Aarhus
You will become part of one of the Project Management Teams of Operations within MHI Vestas Offshore, which contains a group of highly motivated members primarily responsible for the installation and commissioning of offshore Wind Turbine Generators. Although this is our primary focus, our team also supports the rest of our value chain with our knowledge of construction projects.

Responsibilities and tasks
The Project Planner’s key role is to create and maintain the master programme on the project. In conjunction with the Project Director/Manager, the Planner also ensures that all key stakeholders are informed about the progress on the project and any significant deviations. In addition, the Planner ensures that input from the various areas are incorporated into the programme and kept up to date on an on-going basis through proactively seeking information from the organisation.

Main responsibilities are:

  • Updating the programme in accordance with progress and changes introduced
    during the project phase
  • Assisting the project team with identifying the
    critical path and pointing out relevant knock-on effects
  • Overall project
    planning in accordance with the company project model and employer’s overall
  • Facilitating planning sessions and training the project in the
    disciplines of effective planning
  • Supporting the operational site management
    with short-term planning tasks

Professional and personal qualifications
Ideally, you have a technical educational background combined with some years of working experience as a Project Planner in the industry. Experience from the offshore industry and large turbine construction projects is of great advantage. You are an experienced user of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project, and additional knowledge of Primavera provides added value. You are fluent in English, both in writing and speech, and finally, you need to have:

  • Relevant education (e.g. engineering/construction background)
  • Product
    understanding and awareness
  • Contractual understanding
  • Experience with
    larger construction projects
  • At least two years of experience in a similar
  • Sufficient knowledge of MPP and Primavera

In addition to your professional background, we emphasise the following personal skills:

  • You are a committed and motivated individual, always aiming to improve
  • You
    are a very structured person who pays attention to detail and understands the
    interdependencies of the elements in the project plan
  • You easily contact new
    stakeholders and create/maintain new relations in the organisation
  • You
    understand how and where to find the necessary information
  • You have a good
    overview and keep calm in stressful situations
  • You work naturally with
    people from different cultural and national backgrounds

What we offer
To achieve our targets, we offer our employees a good working environment where openness, passion and willpower are the daily ingredients. You will team up with highly dedicated colleagues and play an interesting role in a growing company and department. You will become part of a professional environment with a strong technical commitment, and you will get a unique opportunity to influence the building of complex projects. This position will require regular travel within Europe, and during the construction phase, you will be required to be on site frequently. Approx. 30-50 travelling days per year are to be expected.

Additional information:
Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please send your application and CV as soon as possible using the link on this page. All inquiries are treated confidentially.

For information about the recruitment process, please contact Senior Consultant Jesper Dambo Nielsen from People & Performance on +45 5215 9732.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is a joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S established in April 2014.  Our vision is to be a leading player in the offshore industry by remaining customer-focused and setting new standards for industry collaboration. We aim to lead growth and co-develop offshore wind as a financially viable and sustainable energy source to benefit future generations. Furthermore, we intend to create a pleasant workplace with challenging development opportunities, flexibility and joint responsibility. We are an international organisation totalling more than 500 employees. Our headquarters are in Aarhus, Denmark, and we have offices in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Sweden.


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