Planning Manager - Data Centre - Netherlands

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Planning Manager - Data Centre - Netherlands

Location: Netherlands Salary: €115.000 - €125.000 + package

Planning Manager/Project Control Manager - Netherlands - Data Centre 

As the Campus Planning Manager you will hold a crucial role in driving forward our project development and implementation endeavors. Collaborating closely with Project Directors, Contracts Managers, and a diverse team of engineers and industry professionals, you will contribute significantly to the success of this innovative project.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Provide support to the Project Management Team (PMT) in the development and execution of project programs.
  • Oversee and assist planning team members in effectively executing projects.
  • Proficiency in forensic planning and delay claim analysis.
  • Thorough understanding of Mechanical & Electrical systems.
  • Possess a relevant third-level qualification.
  • Minimum of 8 years of post-qualification experience, preferably including M&E contracting experience.
  • Proficiency in Primavera P6 software, with a minimum of 5 years' experience.
  • Ability to analyze and challenge Main Contractor / General Contractor programs where necessary.


  • Lead the planning team in developing a detailed EPC construction schedule for baseline agreement with the client.
  • Conduct comprehensive health checks on schedules before baseline agreement for accuracy, integrity, and validation of critical paths.
  • Capability to generate fully resource-loaded schedules (cost, hours, commodities) and track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Ensure the accuracy and timely updating of construction schedules.
  • Monitor planned versus actual progress using Earned Value Management (EVM).
  • Collaborate with team members to establish mechanisms for capturing and logging issues through appropriate change control processes.
  • Attend site meetings as necessary, both internal and client-based.
  • Monitor original versus actual budgets for scope growth/changes.
  • Oversee fabrication workshop production and site installation progress.
  • Track productivity of craft labor through Spent vs Earned hours.
  • Ensure timely completion of planning-related deliverables for weekly/monthly construction reports.
  • Produce weekly, monthly, and periodic reports for internal and external stakeholders.
To consistently deliver a recruitment service that's of an exceptional standard and guided by values of performance, trust, transparency and respect.
To work in partnership and thoroughly understand the needs and preferences of both our clients and candidates.
Collaborative, passionate, reliable and adaptable - we do not promise what we cannot deliver.