Project Planner / Controller


DPS Group Belgium is looking for a project planner / controller to join our team.

Engineer Planning / Coordination
Years of Experience Req.:
Date Posted:
Days Remaining:
Employment Type:
Permanent full-time
Education Level Req.:
Bachelor or Master's degree


DPS is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company serving industry around the world for 40 years. Our reputation is based on forming successful partnerships with our clients, providing them with innovative designs and cost-effective solutions in the context of sound judgment, strong management and technical excellence.
We provide Full-Service Engineering for our clients including Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health & Safety Management, Commissioning, Qualification and Start-up on numerous projects across a range of market sectors. Our Main market sectors are: Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology, Medical Technologies, Oil and Gas, Advanced Technology, Science & Education, Food & Beverage and Energy


The Project Planner will be a member of the Engineering Team, playing a key role in the Coordination, organiz385228.514639ation, and scheduling for strategic projects on our ongoing projects. The Project Planner will require a BA or BSc degree experience in planning and controls on major capital investment projects. The Project Planner must have previous experience in both project planning and/or operations planning. Project Planner requires a good understanding of project lifecycle from start to finish on multi-disciplinary projects.

GENERAL SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES: will include (but are not limited to):

  • Responsible for maintaining the individual and overall integrated schedules for our projects.
  • Monitoring and updating of the Project Baseline schedule and reporting against established baseline, including progress s-curves.
  • Liase with all SME’s bi-weekly to review progress/identify areas of concern, resource problems etc.
  • Chair planning meetings/develop micro schedules and mitigation plans with the teams for specific areas experiencing issues.
  • Analysis of critical path and reporting of same to management.
  • Ability to mitigate against project delays.
  • Providing monthly project schedule reports to project controls project management, Client Program Management and corporate management etc
  • Provide Earned Value and KPI reports internally
  • Obtain buy-in to the schedule from the whole project team and co-ordinate schedule interfaces between the different areas/departments.
  • Develop micro schedules for execution of critical project components.


  • 5 years + experience in planning and controls in an engineering environment - pharma/biotech is a big plus.
  • Expert knowledge in planning tools (MS Project, Primavera,..)
  • Third level qualification in a Science/Engineering/Business discipline
  • Good understanding of project lifecycle from start to finish on multi-disciplinary projects is essential
  • Fluent in English + French and/or Dutch
  • Self driven and motivated
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to operate as part of a team is critical and also the ability to work alone as required
  • Customer focus
  • Attention to detail
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Results and performance driven
  • Adaptable and flexible

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