Project Planning Job Description

Project Planning Job Description

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Project planning provides leadership, assistance, coaching, mentoring and training on project controls and scheduling processes, procedures, standards, systems, and issues to assigned project controls and scheduling resources.

Project Planning Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

As a technical leader, the successful candidate will coordinate with clients to define work programs and budgets, provide leadership in project planning and strategy including general oversight and planning, project management, and ensuring quality of work products
Maintain calendars/schedule appointments and meetings
Make domestic/international business travel arrangements
Provide computer/project support as appropriate
Effectively manage multiple, complex administrative tasks with ability to work effectively with all levels of associates and management
Perform workshop planning and event management
Maintain the Sharepoint site for the program
Take meeting minutes/notes at meetings, when requested
Maintain Program Trackers, such as those for Action Items, as requested by the program managers
Track status of open action items in the required program

Project Planning Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Project Planning

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, AICP, CEP, PM, RA, RLA, PE, APICS, PTP, PSP

Education for Project Planning

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the project planning job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Education, Business, Project Management, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Technical, Construction, Business/Administration

Skills for Project Planning

Desired skills for project planning include:

Railway products and systems
Project planning
SAP
MTS and MTO processes/scenarios
Budgeting and scheduling
Estimating and supply chain
Modeling
PMBOK and applicable DOE Orders for project controls
Primavera
Project Management and Industrial Production processes

Desired experience for project planning includes:

Excellent facilitator and team player
Must be proficient in Revit (required), AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office Suite & Projects
Must have good design and planning sensibilities, production and technical skills
Must have strong interest in interiors and construction
Create drafts of presentations in PowerPoint, based on content provided by program managers
Perform administrative tasks as requested by program managers

Project Planning Examples

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Project Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of project planning. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for project planning
  • Analyzes product demand, sales patterns, and forecasts
  • Define and establish project governance structure
  • Establish, lead and manage overall Project Team
  • Key contact to BUIT, StF, Local Teams, Regional Teams, SMEs, etc
  • Impact Assessment and gap analysis on business process flows
  • Management of the User Acceptance Testing program
  • Create training plan and manage user training program
  • Cutover Planning and coordination
  • Support the Business Process Owner in defining, implementing and sustaining standard planning processes across the region processes across the region
  • Provide regional process and system improvements to support improved measures such as UFR (Unit Fill Rate), OTIF (On time in full), Inventory and Plan Attainment
Qualifications for project planning
  • At least 1 year experience in Technical/Engineering background
  • Experience in a Multi Brand Portfolio
  • The successful candidate will have a wide range of experience with, and expertise in, transportation engineering projects (e.g., corridor and intersection analysis and design, transit operational analysis, safety analysis, traffic impact studies) and transportation planning (e.g., correlations between land use and transportation, multi-modal planning, travel demand management)
  • Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning, Architecture or related field plus 9 years of experience or Master's degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning, Architecture or related field plus 8 years of experience
  • Fourteen (14) years or more of responsible experience is desired, including transportation planning and planning projects, staff supervision, and business development
  • Professional registration or certification - particularly P.E
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of project planning. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for project planning
  • Conduct residential, dining, commercial kitchen, office, and retail facility assessments
  • Develop and administer a sophisticated facilities management resource tool related to facility assessment, asset renewal, and capital planning
  • Analysis of schedule performance compared to the established project plan using critical path analysis method (CPM) and float management, with a focus on early identification of risks and opportunities to facilitate pro-active actions that will optimize on-time performance of internal and sub-contracted deliverables to advise Project Manager and other functional Project Team members of status and recommended strategies to respond to identified risks and opportunities
  • Reporting to prepare schedule and progress reports including S-curves as per contract and internal requirements
  • Develop and support engineering flight project schedule, procurement documentation, budget and system requirements documents
  • Perform issue management within the team
  • You will ntegrate engineering, procurement, production and commissioning schedules into the overall project schedule, and manages the schedule interfaces with internal partners, the customer, and, if applicable, consortium external partners
  • You will provide an as-built schedule including all activities and timely updated schedule situation depicting a comparison between the original baseline versus the actual execution
  • You will analyse schedule performance compared to the contract plan using critical path analysis method (CPM) and float management, with a focus on early identification of risks and opportunities
  • You will prepare schedule and progress reports as per contract and internal requirements
Qualifications for project planning
  • Strong understanding of Supply Chain and Planning processes, ability to work with multiple business partners and a deep process and system knowledge of Planning and Project Management
  • A minimum of 3-4 years experience in a FMCG company performing a Supply Chain / Operations role would be a plus
  • Good Project Management Skills and sufficient Project Management Experience
  • Fluent in EnglishProduction
  • BS, MS, or PhD degree in relevant scientific discipline chemistry, biochemistry, with 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Must be an effective communicator with the ability to collaborate across multiple levels in the organization
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a project planning. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for project planning
  • Be responsible for leading the Hotel Operation and Design Services teams throughout all phases of the project until completion
  • Ensure that the construction project complies with all building codes and any other legal or regulatory requirements
  • Leads the project Kick-off Meetings with members of the Design Services, Operational Team and attend key construction related meetings
  • Review drawings, plans, and specifications to ensure that the approved designs have been incorporated
  • Support Project Services Managers [PSM] /Procurement Agents [PA] in their roles and responsibilities
  • Responsible for overseeing the design and review process of all outsourced [TSA] activities including, but not limited to, engineering, fire life and safety and ultra-low voltage systems for all new construction and renovation projects in collaboration with the Director of Building Design Services
  • Establishes, implements and maintains the required internal and external reporting procedures
  • Licensed in related field and 7 years of experience preferred
  • Coordinate with clients on a daily basis
  • Meet schedule milestones, budget constraints and quality benchmarks on assigned projects and tasks
Qualifications for project planning
  • Fundamental knowledge of IT technologies
  • Minimum 3 years of Program Management experience is preferred
  • Six Sigma certification and/or Project Management Certification (PMP) is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Visio and MS Project is essential
  • Strong operational background is desired
  • Strong ability to organize and prioritize information is necessary
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a project planning. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for project planning
  • Develops and nurtures key client relationships
  • Coordinate with and involve project designers and project technical staff
  • Manage administrative tasks related to the project, including project team assignments and scheduling
  • Review work of other project team members for accuracy and completeness
  • Coordinate and communicate regularly with group director and office leader on progress of projects
  • Provide leadership oversight on special projects, transitions, and new property openings
  • Coordinate and support technical planning and marketing activities with technical knowledge and communication skills to ensure development progress and completion of tasks
  • Collect and analyze market information for briefing material
  • Support executive to interact and grow relationship with large corporation, start-up and university collaboration, maintain relationship and track interaction
  • Coordinate executive on day-to-day team operation, actively contribute in projects planning and time management, drive schedule and check milestone
Qualifications for project planning
  • Experience in Electric Distribution Systems
  • Candidates should have 10 years’ experience in electrical distribution and facility operations
  • In depth experience with electrical facility construction standards and design
  • Understanding of Surface Operational Strategies and Planning
  • Expert level competency in electrical systems standards
  • Visionary for process improvement and development of new technologies
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a project planning. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for project planning
  • Manage day-to-day project tasks and activities
  • Maintains the project schedule accurately reflecting project and task status
  • Employee is expected to undertake any additional duties as they are assigned by the Program Director
  • Plan and implement pipeline inspection projects at various customer work sites for the assigned region, including the activities of staff and subcontractors
  • Establish performance indicators for inputs/outputs
  • Liaise with project manager, discipline leads, contractors and suppliers to ensure that the project’s planning requirements are met
  • Monitor and report earned value
  • Plan and manage variances, critical path and float
  • Attend meetings (both internal & external)
  • Produce weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Qualifications for project planning
  • Risk/Opportunity Management, and Cash/WC Management
  • Demonstrated success managing conflict
  • U.S. Citizenship required for purposes of obtaining DoD Secret Clearance
  • Problem solver that uses innovation and ingenuity to reach solutions that are aligned with organizational objectives
  • Advanced risk and opportunity management experience
  • Program management and administration experience

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