Company: Wood
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Al Khobar, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for a Resource Planning Specialist to work in Al - Khobar office, Saudi Arabia


  • Must have thorough knowledge of project planning and scheduling practices, calculation methods / software, standards, and procedures
  • Must be expert in data analysis and utilization of MS Excel and other similar tool for analysis and data representation
  • Good understanding in using the ORACLE Primavera software versions 152 or later
  • You will have the ability to collect all timing data to plan and forecast the required manpower to execute mega / capital project
  • You will have the full understanding of creating a WBS that contractors can use to develop their baseline schedules and progress measurement systems that enables subsequent reporting in the Saudi Aramco systems
  • Understanding and following schedule management best practices
  • Preparing all presentation materials to convey the manpower plans to the project team and stakeholders as needed
  • Understand the different measurement of productivity such as Man - hours, Full Time Equivalents (FTE's)... etc
  • Understand cost weightings as it applies to progress systems for reporting weighted progress reports
  • Highly skilled to interface with the various stakeholders on the project team and other key stakeholders to receive the information required for accurate manpower forecast
  • It is preferred that you have advanced skills in problem solving such as "What - If" scenario planning to assist in manpower forecast
  • Prepare Manhour / Manpower histograms
  • Long - term look ahead schedules & Activity plans to accomplish all work comparing against the manpower availability
  • Ensure that all involved parties participate in preparation of resource inputs requirements
  • Monthly progress report including narrative and statistics
  • Prepare and issue resource action reports (monthly) to project management executives
  • Maintain accurate resource schedule and control curves in an updated condition and prepare forecasts of trends
  • Understand all relevant documentation pertaining to the project including scope of services, conditions of contract, project execution plan, project schedule etc
  • Liaise with Project Control personnel as necessary
  • Obtain from operating groups, the latest information pertinent to resource analysis and ensuring its accuracy and completeness
  • Attending meetings concerning resource matters
  • Liaise with Project Planning Engineer on analysis of project status and reviewing the impact of schedule changes to resourcing upon each other


Skills / Qualifications





  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • minimum of 15 to 20 years of experience in project planning at least 4 to 6 years specifically performing the development of manpower forecast requirements in terms of specialty and disciplines for mega / capital project in different industries such as Oil & Gas, Hydrocarbon, Refinery, Offshore, and Infrastructure
  • Preferably Certified from Professional Organization


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.



Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.