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     Date Submitted:29-09-2014
     Last Modified:29-09-2014 (02:08)
    Job information
     Current job:Schedule officer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:>3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     Keywordsplanner controller


    Sex  F | Date of birth 26/07/1983| Nationality Italian






    Project Controller





    July 2013 - now

      Planning and schedule officer


    ESA European Space Agency - ESTEC Keplerlaan 1, 2200 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands


    Main activities:

    - contribution to the preparation, development and maintenance of the overall schedule aspects of the project/missions, maintaining regular schedule reporting, integrating the schedules in a multi layered schedule; establishment of baseline schedules and plans;
    - assist in establishing schedule data interfaces within the science project and the various mission elements (ground segment, spacecraft, payload, launcher);
    - performing schedule analysis through critical path analysis, trend charts and simulations, assisting in the identification of potential problem areas proposing mitigation actions;
    - verification of consistency between the schedule of the project Prime contractor and the ones of his subcontractors;
    - support in the preparation of tender documents with respect to the schedule requirements and participating in the evaluation of proposals, assisting in preparing information required for subsequent contract negotiations.


    Microsoft Project and Primavera - advanced user


    - Euclid: Euclid is an ESA mission to map the geometry of the dark Universe

    - LISA Pathfinder: the mission will test in flight the concept of gravitational wave detection


    Sector: Space


    November 2010 - June 2013

      Planning engineer


    EDART COSTRUZIONI S.p.A., Via Torino, 10044, Pianezza, Italy


    Key highlights:

    - planning and detailed schedule development for all projects, with resource assignments;

    - assessment of progress and completion forecasts, monitoring of engineering, procurement and site activities; checking of the critical path, providing solutions to correct schedule delays or to optimize project completion;

    - monitoring project costs and commitment to budget, analyzing budget variations and generation of reports (KPI's);

    - assistance to site/construction/project managers;

    - assistance to the technical office for bidding phase management, commercial negotiations and POs/contracts;

    - management of the advertising campaign in the main local and national newspapers.


    Site experience, ALGERIA, Algiers (February 2012 – July 2012 – 6 months)

    Analysis of the master schedule, focus on the interactions between civil, structural, plants works. Detailing of the procurement plan with focus on deliveries. Weekly/monthly schedule.


    Sector: General building construction


    September 2008 - October 2010

      Project Control Planning Engineer


    Tecnimont S.p.A., 3, Viale Monte Grappa, 20124, Milan, Italy


    Main activities:

    - development of progress monitoring system for engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning phase;

    - comparison of subcontractor schedules with current schedule;

    - analysis of the critical path;

    - development of the 2nd baseline, according to the Client requests and recasting of the hours for construction phase in order to generate the new S-curves for measuring the progress of the project;

    - development of fourth level detailed schedule for main components.



    MPX Energia and EDP Energias do Brasil S.A. - Ceara, Brazil EPC LSTK - Coal Fired 2x360 MW + 1x365 MW Power Plants;

    MPX Energia - Maranhão, Brazil EPC LSTK - Coal Fired 1x360 MW Power Plant.


    Site experience, BRASIL, Pecem, Stato do Ceara’ (June 2010 – September 2010 – 4 months)

    Evaluation of the progress related to the site works. Analysis of delay of sub-contractors activities and management of the deliveries, with a strict inspection of the forecast dates, in order to monitor the achievement of the target.


    Sector: Engineering and Main contractor






    Trainings and courses



    Principles of Project Management (Fistral trainings - Glasgow - UK)

    Space Engineering Systems (University of Southampton - UK)

    Influencing skills (Move Ahead Global - London - UK)






    PRINCE2 (Knowledgetrain - London - UK)


    2005 - 2008

    Management engineer



    Politecnico di Torino - Italy


    - Quality management

    - Marketing

    - Product innovation management

    - Project control analysis


    2002 - 2005

    Logistic Engineer



    Politecnico di Torino - Italy


    Focus on Logistic and Production field.


    1997 - 2004




    Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi, Turin, Italy


    Chamber music, jazz music, classical music, clarinet repertory.





    Mother tongue(s)


    Other language(s)

    English, French


    Communication skills

    - good interpersonal skills;

    - excellent communicative capabilities;

    - effective in public presentation;

    - confident in handling new tasks;


     Organizational / managerial skills

    I can efficiently manage tight deadlines. I always prioritize the different parts of my work and complete job tasks on schedule. I know how to acquire, to evaluate and to organize information. I can take complex technical information in and I know how to communicate effectively at all levels to both technical and non-technical audiences. I’m able to present results and technical data.


    Job-related skills

    Expert user of planning tools as Microsoft Project and Primavera


    Computer skills

    - Programming languages and web technologies: MySQL; PHP;C++

    - Operating systems: MS Windows

    - Other software applications: Adobe Photoshop; Matlab; MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project);

    - Project management software: MS Project, Project Scheduler PS6; Primavera Enterprise P6; TPMS (Tecnimont Progress Measurement System); Marian; SAP (basic user); Ad-hoc enterprise (basic user).


    Other skills

    - results-oriented;

    - attention to detail and quality.


    Driving licence







    - Euclid: Euclid is an ESA mission to map the geometry of the dark Universe

    - LISA Pathfinder: ESA mission that will test in flight the concept of gravitational wave detection


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