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Job Description

IT Project Planning & Coordination Specialist-TGIS-PLKT01393362


With its headquarters in Berlin, Germany and with 63 production & engineering sites in 26 countries, 18 global service centres, and a rolling stock installed base exceeding 100.000 rail cars worldwide, Bombardier Transportation is the global leader in rail industry.

We cover full spectrum of rail solutions - from complete trains to sub-systems, maintenance services, system integration and signalling. We offer the broadest portfolio in rail industry while also being highly dedicated to delivering ingenious products and services for better and more sustainable ways to move the world.

Join us in changing the way people move around the world by applying for our exciting role:

IT Project Planner

The position will be located in our new IT Hub in Katowice (Poland), will be part of Group IS and will report to the Head of Project Planning & Coordination.

We offer you the chance to (re)invent mobility together while also the once in a life time opportunity for an IT professional to be part of a global IS transformation.


The IT Project Planner assist IT Project Managers by supporting the development of project plans and schedules, cost and resource forecasts for project/service execution and delivery.


- Aligning IS/IT projects with Bombardier Transportation's guidelines and procedures;
- Advices the project manager in the set-up of the project base line;
- Conduct regular project reviews (e.g. financials, quality, status of R&O, progress, etc.);
- Support project planning, maintenance and monitoring (including project contingency);
- Managing together with the Project Manager and communicating to the core project team any schedule conflicts, resource and time constraints;
- Provide planning and resource allocation services that support the project schedule;
- Conduct regular risk & opportunities reviews and propose mitigations;
- Support the preparation of progress reports, standardized reporting procedures and the monitoring of overall project performance;
- Review 3rd party quotes and ensure consistence with the project plan;
- Continuous improvement of ongoing PMO activities.



- 2+ years of previous work experience in the area of IT projects management (preferably SW development or Infrastructure projects);
- Strong experience in creating project plans, project schedules and associated project materials through all projects stages;
- Proven record with gathering business requirements, mapping them against new and/or existing IT tools, and translating the requirements into project plans;
- Project management certification(s) like PMI / PMP / Prince2 would be an asset;
- Hands-on experience with MS Project (preferably Server version) and/or with Primavera would be nice to have;
- Ability to manage time, prioritize work and multi-task when dealing with multiple projects in the same time within a rapidly changing environment;
- Strong communication and stakeholders management skills while also proving good analytics and a predisposition in being well organized are essential;
- A university degree with a focus on IT or a related subjects;
- Fluency in English required; German would be a plus.

Why to Work for Us?

Everywhere we operate, we reward effort and initiative.
You are encouraged to ask questions and empowered to make decisions.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open workplace which fosters teamwork, fairness, respect and diversity.

Do you recognize yourself in the description? If so, apply now online with your letter of motivation as well as your detailed CV in English.

Join us! Your ideas will move people.

Job: Project management
Primary Location: PL-SL-Katowice
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
11.07.2017, 11:57:22 AM

Unposting Date
31.12.2017, 10:59:00 PM

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