Project Planner- Taranto (IT)

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This position is to be filled in Taranto, Vestas office.Planning department is responsible for creating wind energy project execution schedules considering many external factors (customer requests, site conditions) but also internal ones (financial target, contractual terms, location of production of wind turbine parts, location of projects, KPIs). Actively participatory during the sales phase, it plays an equally important role during the construction phase to secure an execution according to the contractual schedule.


  • Create, maintain, and progress the overall resource loaded portfolio schedule into Primavera (internal planning software). Ensure that all schedules generated for a project are fully integrated and resource-loaded in order to ensure the accuracy of projected staffing requirements.
  • Assist in the development of project plans and schedules ranging from level one integrated project plans through to detailed level activities.

• Obtains data on project progress, logic and manpower from Project Managers, contractors or other project/plant personnel. Review / validate expected milestone dates on new projects assisting in the setting of milestone targets as required. • Conduct schedule, review meetings and assist in developing alternatives to accommodate changes to project plans.

  • Assist other planners at corporate level, the project managers, team members, and the Head of Construction on project scheduling issues as opportunities/risks arise.
  • Making sure that the Planning department is supporting the project team with claim management variation cases and supporting the operational site management with short term planning tasks.


  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of experience as Project Planner in large international projects (budget > €50MM), experience on Wind Energy or related business (ex: Oil) .
  • Experience working with office Software - PRIMAVERA and MS Project
  • Proficient spoken and written English.


  • Experience in global interaction with customers/partners/providers from multiple countries.
  • Effective organization and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment.
  • Work efficiently in a time-sensitive situation, complete tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Capacity to prioritize multiple projects and adjust workload accordingly.
  • Problem solving and judgment capabilities.
  • Contract Management experience.

What We Offer

We offer exciting work in a diverse and international environment. Our teams are constantly growing and are at the forefront of wind energy. We emphasize the development of personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to always try to go further with a positive attitude to achieve expected results


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About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
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