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Hemel Hempstead, GB, HP2 7DF

Date:  22 Apr 2024
Category:  Data Center Design & Construction

Pre-Construction Scheduler (m/f/d)

As our Pre-Construction Scheduler (m/f/d), you will be responsible for establishing reasonable target programmes during the market opportunity & due diligence phase, assessing pre-construction baselines and management of the ongoing progress updates until handing over to the Regional Construction Scheduler. You will be accountable for governing best practice construction scheduling standards and management across all projects in the EMEA region. Direct reports include various Scheduler roles, who are responsible for delivering scheduling services to the project delivery organisation against the agreed EMEA scheduling standard. Where required, as the Pre-Construction Scheduler, you will support the Senior Planning & Scheduling Manager in delivering ongoing training to the NTT project delivery teams in scheduling best practice.


Your Responsbilties 

  • In collaboration with Expansion Management and Pre-Construction team, visit potential news sites & markets to assess regional / project specific constraints, and use NTT benchmarks and sequencing to develop a high-level programme for the initial business case development
  • Provide schedule updates during RIBA 1 aligned to any approved changes on the project 
  • Chair all pre-construction assumptions workshops to ensure sufficient data is captured to inform baseline schedules. This will be from the outset of an opportunity (in liaison with Expansion team)
  • Support the procurement of scheduling consultants for the pre-construction phase and following appointment, provide onboarding and mentoring of new and existing consultant partners of varying degrees of maturity to further develop our supply chain scheduling competency
  • Analyse submitted pre-construction baselines from consultants against EMEA quality, mechanics and content criteria. Where inconsistencies with the required standards are identified, working with the contractor(s) to rectify and provide acceptance of the baseline
  • Ensure the consultants adhere to the reporting cadence and undertake reviews of schedule submissions with the project scheduler to assess pre-construction progress and early warnings.
  • Support the pre-construction project team with assessing long lead equipment and material procurement lead times and proposed construction sequencing to maximise efficiency in delivery
  • Providing the Senior Planning & Scheduling Manager summaries of key risks & opportunities on all pre-construction projects within the EMEA region that can then be disseminated to senior leadership
  • Provide support as needed to the project schedulers in conducting time impact assessments of project changes. Where necessary, identify and execute delay mitigation and acceleration opportunities
  • Summarise lessons learned throughout the pre-construction phase and in collaboration with the regional construction schedulers, collate and revise benchmark data to inform new projects

Your Profile

  • Hyperscale Data Centre project and program management experience
  • Demonstrated experience in applying Critical Path Methodology techniques on hyperscale Data Centre construction projects
  • Experience in assessing Data Centre commissioning planning templates and trackers
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of Construction Industry standard planning software, such as:  Primavera P6, Microsoft Project and ASTA Powerproject
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of Earned Value Management Techniques and Systems
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Power BI and expert use of the MS Office suite
  • Experience in QRA processes and software such as Primavera Risk Analyzer or equivalent
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work with and lead a multi-cultural team across EMEA
  • Strong problem solving, deep analytical skills, ability to translate and communicate complex data in a legible and presentable format and mindset with the ability to lead and influence multi-functional teams

We look forward to hearing from you!

About the Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd.
Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. Our global platform is one of the largest in the world. NTT is ranked as one of the top three leaders worldwide by IDC in their Colocation and Interconnection Services MarketScape, spanning more than 20 countries and regions including North America, Europe, Africa, India and APAC. 

As a neutral operator, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a large variety of Internet Exchanges and telecommunication network providers including our own IPv6 compliant, tier 1 global IP network. Our clients benefit from tailored infrastructure and experience consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our reliable, scalable and customizable data centers. 

Working for Global Data Centers EMEA
We are one of the leading and largest data center provider and for more than 20 years we have been supporting our clients from a wide variety of industries with our talented team of nearly 900 people (m/f/d). Today, we are designing and operating 18 data center locations across 160,000 sqm in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, in the Netherlands and in Great Britain and expanding into further markets. Our people come from a variety of industries and work together to find the best solution for every challenge. Due to the diversity of backgrounds our people (m/f/d) come from, the ability to work in teams and good communication skills are very important to us.

As a performance-oriented company, we value expert knowledge and people who want to shape the future. We are growing internationally and offer our people (m/f/d) the opportunity to work worldwide within the NTT Group if they are suitably qualified and interested.

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