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Senior Planner

  1. Saudi Arabia
R-112400

We are seeking a Senior Planner to form part of our Project Management Consultant (PMC) project team, based in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to develop initial baseline schedules with little project information. This requires previous experience in infrastructure projects.

  • Assist in the preparation and management of overview and strategic programmes, including design, procurement, and construction schedules together with supporting information required schedules.

  • Include all project stages from initiations to completion in the baseline and identify stage gates accordingly.

  • Coordinate and manage the preparation and development of master planning, engineering, procurement, and construction schedules together with associated information required schedules.

  • Establish and agree project reporting procedures, prepare, and present monthly project progress. Develop project and programme dashboard templates to be used across the programme by designer and contractors.

  • Review the schedules and related documents from the designers and contractors including monthly reports and analyse the content to ensure compliance with project objectives.

  • Review schedule trends to identify problem areas and recommend corrective action to management.  Monitor actual progress against planned progress.

  • Monitor engineering design progress, material and equipment procurement and construction and commissioning status.

  • Prepare progress monitoring tools using earned value for the management and monitoring of the above-mentioned schedules.  Monitor progress both on and off site.  Identify deviations (progress trends) in both construction and procurement progress and suggest possible courses of corrective action.

  • Working closely with the Project Controls Manager and Project Team to ensure that the ‘programme’ is feasible, complies with the Project Master Plan and contractual documents.

  • Interface daily with the designers, PMCs, main contractor sub-contractors and internal management.

  • Carry out studies into scheduling, manpower, cash flow, and material flow as needed.

  • Attend offsite meetings as requested by the client.

  • Review schedules for slippage of key dates

  • Assist in the defence / approval of any claim for time extension or major change to the schedule.

  • Other duties as requested from time to time.

  • Establish and maintain consistent and adequate administration procedures, in their field.  These procedures will be followed across the project by the respective planners working under the Construction Managers.

  • Participate with the project management team, as directed by the Project Director, to achieve project deliverables.

  • Involve key stakeholder requirements and approvals in the baseline.

  • Issue high-level schedule weekly updates

  • Identify and report main issues interfering with progress.

  • Identify and report on measures for improving schedule performance.

  • Establish Scheduling, reporting procedures, tools, templates, instruction, etc. to standardize the work across the programme.

  • Monitor the timing of submittals against schedule requirements.

  • Develop and monitor programme KPIs.

What we’re looking for

  • Ideally you should possess a degree in construction management and / or civil engineering and hold a membership/chartership from a construction related professional body.

  • Generally, you will have 10+ years total experience and have a track record of working in a construction/engineering industry with infrastructure background, ideally with minimum 5 years’ experience working in the region.

  • Arabic speaking and writing an advantage.

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