Senior Planner

Join ACCIONA as a Senior Planner in Auckland City, Auckland. Contribute to regenerative infrastructure projects and tackle global challenges like climate change and water scarcity.

Auckland, New Zealand  UTC+12:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   9 days ago

About Acciona

Company Overview

Acciona, S.A.

Madrid, Spain


Business Model

Renewables, Infrastructure

Development and management of infrastructure and renewable energy projects

Infrastructure development, renewable energy production

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 40 countries including Spain, the United States, and Australia

Company Culture

Commitment to sustainability and innovation to lead the transition to a low-carbon economy

Innovative, focused on sustainability and social impact

Emphasis on professional growth and training in sustainability practices

Business Model

Energy & Utilities, specifically renewables including solar and wind energy.

Infrastructure construction, energy production, and water management.

Income primarily from renewable energy generation and infrastructure projects.

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 40 countries including Spain 🇪🇸, USA 🇺🇸, Australia 🇦🇺, and more.

Company Culture

Committed to leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model and fostering sustainable infrastructure.

Innovative and supportive, with strong emphasis on employee development and sustainability.

Extensive training programs and opportunities for professional growth.

Activities & Projects

Notable projects include solar-powered irrigation systems in Spain and wind farms in Peru.

Developments in desalination and renewable energy technologies.

Strong focus on reducing carbon footprint and enhancing sustainable practices across all operations.

Career Opportunities

Various roles in engineering, project management, and sustainability initiatives.

Comprehensive health insurance, flexible working conditions, and employee well-being programs.

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram

Careers at Acciona

ACCIONA is a global company, leading in the development of regenerative infrastructure that creates a positive impact on society. Our workforce consists of more than 60,000 professionals, present in more than 40 countries across the five continents, all contributing in our mission to design a better planet. Are you a passionate individual who wants to make a difference, promote sustainable development, and find solutions to the biggest global challenges including climate change, overpopulation, and water scarcity? Come and join us in building the infrastructure our planet needs to achieve a sustainable future.

Since establishing a presence in Australia in 2002, ACCIONA has made significant investments in local opportunities and project development. ACCIONA employs more than 3,000 people in its renewable energy, infrastructure, and water projects across Australia & New Zealand.


The Eastern Busway is a significant project that is about more than just better transport. It will increase access to jobs and education, connect people to social and community opportunities, attract investment and growth, enable urban development, and help reduce emissions.

Its efficient services will give nearby communities some great options for cycling, walking or using the bus, and it will be a vital part of the public transport network in Tāmaki Makaurau for decades to come.


  • Annual Bonus
  • Local leadership and global expertise
  • Genuine Career Development within a Tier 1 contractor
  • Strong Culture, Inclusive and Support Environment
  • Passionate about innovation and continuous improvement
  • Strong commitment to economic, environmental, and social progress

The Opportunity

The purpose of this role is to provide construction planning, monitoring and controlling in terms of Works Package Programme that effectively supports the Eastern Busway Alliance project in attaining its business objectives and achieving excellence in its key result areas.

To be successful you will bring strong leadership and excellent Primavera skills which will compliment your extensive Planning experience.

Key Accountabilities

  • Preparation of detailed IPAA and PAA programmes from input received Alliance workstream leads.
  • Coordination between workstreams within the alliance (as per the Alliance org chart) in order to prepare the plan and programme.
  • Presentation/dissemination of planning/programming philosophy as approved or agreed with the ALT.
  • Monitoring progress during IPAA and re-programming when required
  • Identify risks and opportunities to the program and develop sensitivity analysis.
  • Prepare various strategies for all planning activities for projects, including program/resource optimization.
  • Lead the programme implementation on the Alliance.
  • Monthly reporting on progress
  • Development of Recovery programmes
  • Programmes Consistency (productivities, durations, etc)

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Ideally Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Engineering Technology (similar) or related field experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience as a project-based Planner with at least 2 years in a leadership/lead role
  • Advanced knowledge of Primavera (P6) including demonstrated experience maintaining/updating Primavera schedules
  • Strong leadership exposure
  • Experience developing construction and commissioning schedules.
  • Demonstrated decision-making, prioritization, planning and analytical skills.

As a company that values diversity as a source of talent, we work to foster an inclusive environment that promotes respect, belonging and engagement so that all people can participate on an equal opportunity basis. We invite everyone to apply regardless of origin, circumstances, background or condition.

Applicants must be a New Zealand Resident/Citizen or hold appropriate work rights to work in New Zealand.

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About the role

Jun 04, 2024

Full Time


Nov 28, 2024


Auckland, New Zealand

5+ years


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