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Senior Project Planner

Job ID: R0075278 Location: Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Singapore, Singapore

Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

Thales in Singapore has been present since 1973, providing state-of-the-art solutions for customers in the aerospace, defence, security and transportation markets. Today, Thales in Singapore employs over 600 people and is home to all regional avionics services, a ground transportation integration centre, and regional innovation hub.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • To be part of the Project Management team in supporting bids and projects with Primavera schedule.
  • Develop the baseline programme through discussion with project team and client for awarded projects
  • Resource load the schedule and develop resource chart, including the S-curve for progress reporting.
  • Maintain and update the monthly progress of project for both internal and external parties.
  • Discuss with project managers about the progress, highlight any critical activities and upcoming milestones.
  • Coordinate with civil contractors or other system wide contractors for coordinated installation programme.
  • Attend client monthly progress meeting with the project team. Update in-house ETC and EAC for monthly dashboard and project review.
  • Identify and highlight critical path activities and possible extension of time (EOT) claims.


  • Degree qualified ideally in business or engineering with similar experience as a senior planner / planning engineer / scheduler.
  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experienced in using Primavera P6.
  • Experience in metro/rail transportation project and signaling knowledge
  • Well versed in Excel, Microsoft Word, Power point
  • Good communicator
  • Willing to work towards professional qualifications and membership of a recognized project management institution (such as IPMA)
  • Able to work under Pressure and tight deadlines.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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