Planning Manager - Civil

  • ARE, Dubai
  • Posted - 05 Dec, 2017
  • Job Ref - IT23

Our Client

A construction company was founded in 1960, making it the longest standing contractor in the United Arab Emirates. The company handling multiple projects, the group has emerged out significantly with its presence into residential, commercial projects both into a private and public sector. Group has proven its success through the years and has expanded its business to cater to the increasing needs of the construction and building industry.

Job Description

• Assist Project Manager to set up the Project Management Plan, with stage wise schedules, milestones, deliverables and timelines as per schedule management plan and based on client's objectives. • In collaboration with the client, develop, manage and monitor the Master Schedule for the Programme. • Prepare integrated schedules for each training site based on schedules agreed with the package contractors. • Coordinate with all project parties to collate project status reports. • Perform statistical analysis to identify schedule variances of project status against schedule • Prepare forecasts resulting from significant deviations from scheduled baselines. • Identify project schedule risks and implement risk management approaches as decided by Project Manager and client. • Analyze trends from past project reports and proactively deploy tools to prevent failures with the help of updated lesson learned documentation. • Interface with consultants, project team members and SC for issues related to planning and scheduling activities. • Coordinate with Senior Project Engineer for resolution of project control issues on site. • Coordinate with Senior Quantity Surveyor and client on issues and strategies related to variations and disputed claims. • Attend meetings with client for all aspects of project progress. • Advise Project Manager and SC on schedule variances and potential project risks and suggest and get approvals on remedial actions. • Calculate and analyze Schedule Performance Index (SPI) and To-complete Performance Index (TCPI) • Conduct regular project site inspections. • Prepare project progress reports. • Prepare other reports as advised by Project Manager. • Appropriately archive all project progress data as per client policy. • Maintain awareness of industry trends, methodologies, tools and best practices in project planning and control.


  • Experience: 15 years of experience in the same role.GCC experience is required. Skills: Sound knowledge of Project Planning Management. Knowledge of Engineering Construction Specifications Knowledge of Contracts, Quality and Safety. Critical Thinking, decision making, and analytical skills. Computer Skills, particularly in Primavera and MS Office. Leadership and monitoring skills. Technical Writing, reporting and presenting skills. Strong communication skills in the English Language (both written and spoken). Time Management. Requirements • Project / Program Management • Project Control Methodologies • Statistical control tools & techniques • Project management control / software such as Primavera, MS Project, etc. • Earned Value Measurement • Project Management Information Systems • Project Risk Management Behavioral: • Interpersonal • Analytical and problem solving • Attention to detail • Creative thinking • Drive for excellence • Cross-cultural sensitivity • Degree in Construction management, civil engineering or related discipline • Training and advanced capability in Primavera Planning Software • Multiple site and multiple contract package planning experience


  • Bachelor's degree, Civil Engineer

Job Details

  • Job Location: ARE, Dubai
  • Company Industry: Construction
  • Job Role: Engineering
  • Employment Type: Contractor
  • Monthly Salary Range: Unspecified
  • Number of Vacancies: Unspecified
  • Job Ref: IT23

Preferred Candidates

  • Career level: Management
  • Years of experiences: 10 - 15 Years
  • Residence Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Nationality: No Preference
  • Age: 30 - 52 Year
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree
  • Gender: Male