5 days ago


Jacobs Switzerland GmbH

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LS 00003K

With project working location in the Canton of Solothurn, the Jacobs’ office in Switzerland is currently looking for


Position Summary


  • Develop project schedules through all project phases including Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning.
  • Measure and report progress in all project phases.
  • Develop work around, recovery and mitigation plans as required.
  • Report earned value, current status and forecast against plan.


Duties and responsibilities

Key duties may include:

  • Develop detailed plans for all project phases in P6 with correct logical linkages, resource loaded.
  • Prepares regular updates and present the report findings
  • Prepares recovery and mitigation plans
  • Prepares more detailed plans for specific functions
  • Supports CM in planning
  • Produces reports from P6 and manipulate outputs to suit various reporting forums.
  • Integrates Sub-Contractor plans into master project schedule.
  • Obtain input from all stakeholders – from all project support functions and brings all inputs to a rational schedule output
  • Reviews inputs from all stakeholders and queries/checks/corrects sub-optimal input
  • Facilitates Interactive Planning process
  • Reviews Sub-Contractors plans
  • Develops and assists in Contracting Strategy and Source planning

Education and technical competencies


The following are the minimum requirements for this function title and level.

  • BSc or MSc in a related field
  • Chartered Membership of a recognized Professional body
  • Detailed knowledge of design, procurement, and construction/field service processes
  • Detailed understanding of Jacobs’ EPCM project delivery process
  • Knowledgeable and proficient with computers and experienced with:
    o Primavera P6 planning software
    o Excellent user of Excel
    o Presentation, Word processing and database software
    o Risk Analysis (Monte Carlo) software
    o Earned Value measurement and reporting
  • Detailed knowledge of construction methodology and sequencing.
  • Knowledge of construction quantities 


This position requires a minimum of 5 years experience in a planning role. This should include experience of all
project phases and experience on construction site.

For further details, please apply on the www.jacobs.com website in the section Apply for a job/Staff opportunities, and select as Country: Switzerland.
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