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Planning Engineer

  • Job reference: FG-006205
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Management Consultancy, Planning
  • Location: Muscat
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Job Scope and Responsibilities

  • Implement ‘Project Execution Plan’
  • Preparation and management of overview and strategic programmes, including design, procurement and construction schedules together with supporting information required schedules
  • Coordinate and manage the preparation and development of target construction and procurement schedules together with associated information required schedules
  • Establish and agree project reporting procedures, prepare and present monthly project progress to client
  • Review schedule trends to identify problem areas and recommend corrective action to management. Monitor actual progress against planned progress
  • Monitor engineering design progress, material and equipment procurement and construction and commissioning status
  • Prepare progress monitoring tools for the management and monitoring of the above mentioned schedules. Monitor progress both on and off site. Identify deviations (progress trends) in both construction and procurement progress and suggest possible courses of corrective action
  • Working closely with the ‘Project team’ to ensure that the main contractor’s contract programme is feasible, complies with the Project Master Plan and contractual requirements
  • Assist in the career development and training of junior planning team members
SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.
Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.
Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.
Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.



Technical Competencies / Qualifications / Experience Essential

  • Engineering degree
  • Minimum 15 years high rise experience
  • Knowledge of project feasibility studies and strategic planning
  • Knowledge of the full project lifecycle, including design and procurement
  • Planning Software (P3, Microsoft Project, etc.)
  • Experience of attending and contributing to team briefings/meetings
  • Understanding relevant Technical Documents/Specifications
  • Computer literate
  • Leadership
  • Gulf experience.
Behavioural Competencies
  • Essential (Planning & time management, influencing skills, customer focus etc).
  • Presentation skills
  • Self starter
  • Punctual
  • Confident
  • Loyal
  • Ability to liaise with clients/contractors/consultants
  • Able to act on own initiative and proactive way
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
Rewards & Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • 22 working days annual leave (based on 5 day working week)
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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