Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Project Management, Planner / Scheduler, Project Controls
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Saudi Arabia
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PLANNING MANAGER

Work Location: Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Rotation: 6 weeks/ 2 weeks off


Responsibilities:

  • To provide planning expertise and effective project planning resources for full project life cycle from tender to handover to SLS
  • To ensure lean and proactive project planning throughout all phases of the project tender handover and start-up, Engineering, Procurement, Construction and handover to SLS
  • To ensure all project plans are schedule risk analysed, risks raised and mitigation plans put in place
  • Ensure project planning is executed according to global governance applying lean principles
  • Leadership of Project Planning Team, demonstrate strong leadership in Project Planning in Projects and Products organisation
  • Provide focus and drive to on time or earlier delivery within planning team
  • Undertake project planning activities, project plan reviews and support planning team
  • Ensure tendering and projects are supported for their planning needs through effective manpower planning and training and development of resources
  • Integration of Tendering, Project, Engineering, Procurement and Construction planning
  • Provide qualitative analysis of the progress and productivity data, provide technical support for scheduling, PV, Schedule Risk Analysis and Earned Value Analysis
  • Proactive planning, expediting of activities, schedule compliance, schedule risk identification and mitigation
  • Enable a continuous improvement mind-set and approach within Team to drive improvement towards world class planning performance
  • Continuously improve the process and tools to enable lean project controls in projects and products management
  • Be the regional representative for Project Planning
  • Develop the competencies of project planning through a continuous training program based on training needs established through the Competency Development Tool


Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering/BA Business or equivalent
  • Institute membership preferred
  • Hands on experience and expert knowledge of Primavera (P6), SAP MRP and other
  • 5 or more years of post-collegiate work experience, including Project Planning, and/or project controls
  • Track record of effective project planning
  • Demonstrated leadership of a small team
  • Demonstrated experience of cross functional integration, Tendering, Projects EP&C
  • Experience in delivery of high service quality to customers
  • Motivated to work, align and collaborate across the business
  • Strong analytical and planning skills - able to gather data, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations
  • Excellent communication, training, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation skills


We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities


Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.