Debswana Careers - PROJECT PLANNER (X5)

Debswana Diamond Company – Technical Services would like to invite suitably qualified innovative,
results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by
encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Ref: DCC 0000287

Tenable at Corporate Centre

Job Summary
 Performs Planning, monitoring and control in a project environment for multiple projects simultaneously.
 Integrates Planning into the full project controls function in a multi project environment, i.e., integrate
Planning with cost control, estimation, project administration, and document control.

Minimum Requirements
 Diploma in related field or Artisan Qualification.
 Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Project Planning environment.
 Diploma in Project Management will be an added advantage.
 Project Management Certification in good standing (Costing, Planning, Earned Value
Management, Estimating, etc.) in related field will be an added advantage.
 Degree in related field will be an added advantage.
 Advanced training in Microsoft Office applications or equivalent (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
 Advanced scheduling software (Microsoft Project, including Oracle Primavera P6 or Deltek OPP).

Key activities
 Performs the following in a project environment for more than one Cat 1/Cat 2 projects or one Cat 3/Cat
4 project:
 Planning, setting-up, and managing Planning as part of the project controls system.
 Planning-related integration between project management work, support work, and
technical/specialist work, including inter-technical/specialist work.
 Planning trends-determination, change request control that impacts on time, changes to schedulebaselines,
and monitoring & measurement of the associated time-related impacts.
 Project Planning-related governance.
 Project Planning-related reporting.
 Planning-related contractual obligations (e.g., the impact and management of time).
 Ensures transfer of project Planning-data between financial, accounting, planning, and procurement
systems; the review of errors arising from such transfers; and coordinating actions to rectify such errors.
 Monitors the effectiveness of Planning standards and procedures, and advises the Senior Specialist -
Planning about necessary changes to ensure continuous improvement.
 Manages and controls allocated timing and operates within approved parameters.
 Implements knowledge management principles through application of tools and methodologies to
continuously improve and sustain business performance.
 Initiates and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business
 Establishes and maintains effective relationships with all key stakeholders and partners to ensure
achievement of business objectives.

 Coordinates the safety, health and environmental program in area of responsibility.
Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply by visiting us on to register and apply.

Closing Date: 23rd May 2017.

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