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Planning Engineer

  • Job reference: FG-006291
  • Sector: Construction, Programme Management
  • Location: Dubai
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We are currently looking for a Planning Engineer to join our team in Dubai, UAE.

Role:
  • Create and maintain project schedules that support and align with project requirements.
  • Develop the project schedules in conjunction with the project team.
  • Interact with project team to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan.
  • Interact with and assist to schedule work and coordinate assignments.
  • Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
  • Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.
  • Support project team to maintain timely and effective change management processes, procedures and systems.
  • Assist project team to develop status reports to keep management informed on project progress.
  • Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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 maximise 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.

Key services include: Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.
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 focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation 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.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.


Skills:
  • Minimum 5 to 8 years of experience with bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in Construction, Engineering, Architecture
  • Computer literacy in Primavera P6 and MS applications, including Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of CPM and/or other planning and resourcing methods
  • Project management techniques.
  • Able to coordinate and work with other teams and have basic multi-disciplinary knowledge.
  • Good research and analytical skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Professional working knowledge of project management software and tools
  • Proficient knowledge of the PMBOK®
  • Working experience with multi-disciplinary project teams.
  • Assist in the planning and scheduling of all projects plans including time, cost, and resource plans.
  • Monitor and consolidate the overall project plans.
  • Monitor the reporting system summarizing the progress status of all projects.
  • Monitor and advise on status of project KPIs.
  • Monitor the control of project risk workshops and monitor the Risk Management Process.
Rewards and Benefits:
 
We offer an excellent package which includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • 22 calendar days annual leave;
  • Medical and life insurance cover;
  • Company gratuity scheme;
  • Discretionary bonus scheme;
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24-hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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