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Planning Engineer (H/F)

Country/Region:  FR
Field:  Project Management

Paris, FR, 75015

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  05-10 years
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The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.
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The Group SYSTRA is a leading transport engineering company strategically organized in Business Units (BUs) and Engineering Centers (ECs) located throughout the world. The design of complex and large-scale projects requires performant, continuous and competitive production schemes which involve several entities within the Group.
In this context, the department « International Production » (IPR) provides services to support the production for a seamless design compliant with our clients’ expectations. In this purpose, IPR is in continuous coordination with the operational entities and with the support functions of the Group. Being a dynamic, ambitious, and international team, we offer you more than just a planner role.

Main duties

Directly attached to the Director of IPR, the planning engineer is involved in multisite strategic projects. He/she is responsible for the production of planning at all stages of a project: from the design to the construction of the transport system.

The main missions are the following:

  • Design, implement and improve the planning of the project.
  • Propose planning versions in coordination with the internal and external stakeholders of the project.
  • Analyze and make best use of all data available to update and strengthen the planning.
  • Estimate the planning risks and opportunities and propose mitigation measures (clash detection).
  • Prepare and animate the planning review meetings.
  • Contribute to the project reporting, monitoring the progress according to the planning and updating the project’s KPIs (planned value, earned value...).
  • Contribute to defining the project planning strategy and thus, contribute to the project management strategy (contractual, technical…).


Master degree / Engineer

Technical skills

  • Experience in the transport sector (intercity and urban systems).
  • Master planning tools (Primavera P6, Tilos, MS Project)
  • Requisite knowledge in international project management standards (i.e., PMI)
  • Master Microsoft Office softwares (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to work on complex projects

Personal qualities

  • Autonomy, rigour, reactivity and flexibility
  • Sense of relationships and a team spirit
  • Very good analytical and synthetical skills

Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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