Planning Manager-KSA

Closing on: Jan 31, 2022

Job Summary

The Planning Manager is in charge of managing program-wide project control/scheduling activities and maintaining the Program Master Schedule. He builds capability and oversees performance for all programme planning / scheduling development, analysis, reporting, and progress evaluation.

The position interfaces with the Client, Project Director, Senior Contract Manager, Construction Director, Resident Engineers, functionally manages the Project Control Engineers, and has oversight of all scheduling activities.


  • The Planning Manager should provide project guidance, direction, and specialized assistance in the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.
  • The Planning Manager should interface with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.
  • Manages a team of Project Control Engineers/Specialists who are capable of analyzing, evaluating, and forecasting project costs, as well as performance against an established schedule with critical milestones.
  • Assesses the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.
  • Oversees the creation and upkeep of a well-established system for displaying the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.
  • Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel.
  • Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.
  • Recommends and oversees the customization of project control systems to meet specific project requirements.
  • Assists in invoice verification for payment based on cost-loaded schedules, as required.
  • Assists in developing specific project codes of accounts and work breakdown structures, and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions for new work items assigned.
  • Supports/performs integration of scope, cost and schedule within the WBS and ensure mapping is accurate on an on-going basis.
  • Creates statistical reports for management on a recurring or one-of-a-kind basis.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a recognized university.
  • 20 years of work experience in project control and scheduling of engineering and construction activities.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations
  • Knowledgeable of current Primavera Enterprise Systems scheduling technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project.

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Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Saudi Arabia

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