Team Leader Planning

Location DE-Essen
Requisition ID
Business Area
Business Assurance
Location Details
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Main Duties


  • Coordination of a competent team of planners and ensuring that adequate customer service standards and highest quality are always given to both internal and external customers
  • Ensuring achievement of goals in secured MD's, GSP, utilization of full-time auditors (including deciding who is in the audit team)
  • Preparation of weekly analyses and reports on the current situation and target achievement in planning
  • Responding and resolving current issues with internal auditors and subcontractors regarding the realisation of WO (audit position, time allocated, costs, remuneration)
  • Ensuring optimal use of the audit team (optimisation of travel time and cost)
  • Responding and resolving current issues with Sales Team and customers regarding planning of audits
  • Coordination and support in planning of audits
  • Analysing capacity of the audit team in terms of competencies, accessibility and location and reporting needs in this area



Position Qualifications

  • Successfully completed administrative education (e.g. Industriekaufmann /-frau) or Bachelor’s/Master’s degree
  • Experience in leading a team is required
  • Fluency in English and German (both written and spoken)
  • Experience in planning audits would be beneficial
  • Strong tools skills (e.g. Oracle-based programs, MS Office package)
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to multi-task
  • Good networker with ability to work with clients and colleagues at all levels and in many cultures
  • Ability to work in a team


If you are interested, kindly submit your application in English.



Please be informed you may be requested to provide DNV GL with additional documents for a background check.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is one of the world’s leading certification bodies. We help businesses assure the performance of their organizations, products, people, facilities and supply chains through certification, verification, assessment, and training services. Partnering with our customers, we build sustainable business performance and create stakeholder trust across all types of industries.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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