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Senior Planning Manager

  • Job reference: FG-004878
  • Sector: Construction, Planning, Programme Management
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
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Why not...

Reporting to the Project Manager, this is an excellent opportunity to be seconded to a highly successful main contractor with a defined career progression structure and a very healthy outlook.


You will act as a key point of contact in the delivery of a project management function for a key client on an iconic development in KSA.



  • Project planning and scheduling
  • Developing logic networks based on critical path
  • Framing work breakdown structure / activity code structure
  • Project progress monitoring & Schedule compliance
  • Project cost controlling by calculating Man hours
  • Identifying bottleneck areas and alerting management
  • Coordination and interface with client, and other sub-contractors
  • Conceptualizing project execution plans, finalizing Scope of work after thorough discussion with
  • Clients, and conducting project evaluation in terms of outlays and profits
  • Control of monthly production schedule, Material schedule, reports and Progress reports (including MIS reports)
  • Control of material for assigned projects. (ERP and Primavera Packages.)
  • Preparation of Build Strategy
  • Project budgeting and control
  • Cardinal Program charts and detail pert monitoring
  • Providing earned value information of projects in line with the requirements
  • Developing the appropriate systems and procedures to deliver services to a New client


Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading consultancies providing integrated project and programme management services for construction and engineering projects, with a turnover in excess of £200 million.



Faithful+Gould worldwide has access to 2,300 consultants, of whom 400 are located in the Middle East across six offices. We have successfully delivered commercial advice and management support for over 65 years to clients in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, UK, and North America. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Atkins Group, the design and engineering company.


Active in the Middle East for 18 years, Faithful+Gould combines in-depth knowledge of the region with the ability to draw on our global resource and constructive expertise, to deliver the most challenging of projects. With registered companies in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, this makes us one of the strongest international construction consultancies in the region.


  • You will be a recognised expert with a minimum of 15 years experience in a similar role
  • You will have considerable planning experience showing clear career progression in the planning field through working either client side or for a consultancy
  • Successful applicants will have experience of working on high value, high rise and other building projects
  • Proficiency in the use of Primavera (P3/P5/P6) and MS Project is also essential
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills is essential


Rewards and Benefits:


We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary;
  • Accommodation allowance;
  • Transportation allowance;
  • 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


Apply and the Process:


We are in the process of shortlisting the candidates and will advise you on your status soon.

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