Lead Planner

Lead Planner

Company Name Confidential
20-30 years
Not Specified

Job Description

On behalf of a high-profile client who is one of the largest global providers of design, engineering, construction, and management services.
The firm serves a broad spectrum of end markets including infrastructure, water, transportation, and energy.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to be hired as a Lead Planner based in Neom (GIGA PROJECT),
Neom is Saudi Arabia's flagship business and tourism development on the Red Sea coast and a central project in the 2030 Vision outlining the kingdom's plans to diversify the economy.

Job Summary
Lead the Planning function as an integrated part of Project Controls service to the Project Management community.
Supports Project Managers in identification and analysis of schedule variance and proactively undertakes schedule optioneering / scenario planning and recovery planning.
Develops fundamental knowledge of planning and scheduling concepts and principles including effects on financial performance.
Develops familiarity with data sources for schedule development.
Ability to identify and investigate project schedule variance.
Collects data and updates and produces scheduling reports.
Assists in the development and maintenance of work breakdown structures (WBS).
Develops familiarity with construction drawings, specifications and construction contracting.
Possesses a fundamental understanding of Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling. Able to review and understand engineering, procurement and construction schedule logic
Assists in assembling data for schedule updating.
Assists in the measurement of project schedule progress
Develops knowledge of scope control, change management and earned value methodology.
Supports data gathering and produces an initial analysis for schedule baseline development and maintenance data gathering.
Exposure to basic scheduling and cost baseline fundamentals, concepts and principles.

Required Qualifications & Experiences:
A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject.
Experience in team management / leadership roles.
20 years applicable experience and demonstrated success/knowledge on large scale construction projects.
Required Gulf experience mandatory.
English proficiency required, Arabic is a plus
The ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with all levels within the organization.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, often at a distance
Experience of living and working in the Middle East

Job Details

Employment Types:


Operations , Others




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