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Lead Planning / Planning Manager - German speaking


I am seeking a LEAD PLANNER who speaks fluent or good German (ideally English too).

The project is a large pharmaceutical plant based in SWITZERLAND.

My client would ideally like permanent staff but will also consider contract / freelance too.

You will report to the Lead Project Controller and manage an assistant planner.

You will use Primavera P6 and Oracle Unifier.

You will be responsible to set up, track and monitor the master project schedule through all phases of the project prividing input for the control of a project in accordance with the PEM and PCM processes.

You will also act as the safety champion and quality champion.

You will be the key interface between scheduling, project management, engineering teams and third party vendors.

You will carry out site inspections to identify any constraints e.g. confined space etc. that may impact the critical path and address them during a schedule workshop.

You will develop and manage the master and baseline project schedules in accordance with latest approved PEP.


My client is a British firm of construction consultants who are working closely with a large firm on this role in Switerland.


You will be a highly experienced Planning Engineer who has experience at Lead Planner or Planning Manager level.

You must speak good or fluent German plus English.

You must have good experience in the use of Primavera P6 and be fully conversant with Oracle Unifier.

You should have previous experience of working on either Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Life Sciences, Process or Oil & Gas projects and you should have worked on projects with a lot of pipework and manufacturing plant or similar.

You should be able to manage an assistant planner.

You must have excellent communication and organisation skills.

My client will consider candidates on a permanent or contract basis.

Salary or rate is negotiable and there may also be an allowance for accommodation.

Please email a full c.v. or give me, Denise Neville a call for an informal and confidential discussion on +44 20 8368 0025 or mobile +44 7836 350309.

Lead Planning / Planning Manager - German speaking

TED Recruitment
Contract, Permanent
5 - 10 years of experience
Up to £14,999

Published on 16 Mar 2021

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