Vacancy Overview


We are working with a Developer in KSA, who are recruiting for their Giga Project in Western KSA. They are currently looking for a Planning Manager (Saudi National.)


  • Contribute to the development and execution of the Projects Department short to mid-term strategic plan to ensure alignment with the department’s strategic priorities, and the corporate goals.
  • Manage governance to ensure robust cost and schedule performance for the agreed scope of work across integrated programs managed across multiple contractors/consultants.
  • Manage the project controls requirements of the scope.
  • Review contract documents, suggesting changes for planning and programming aspects and the addition of new clauses, if necessary.
  • Manage the design, procurement, and construction progress for compliance with contract requirements.
  • Arrange and manage planning workshops/meetings to discuss and assist contractors/consultants to close their planning/project control issues.
  • Manage the set-up of the Project Management System.
  • Interface with the project management team and all key stakeholders and prepare and manage the daily escalation report and early warnings for project managers.
  • Overseeing the preparation of risk assessments and mitigation plans.
  • Conduct regular project performance assessments to identify areas of improvement and implement corrective actions to enhance project delivery efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Implement project performance tracking mechanisms, including earned value analysis, to measure project progress, productivity, and efficiency, and provide regular performance reports to project stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all relative reports are prepared timely and accurately, and meet the department’s requirements, policies, and standards.


  • Minimum of 5 years experience coupled with a track record in working with a Developer/Main Contractor or a Project Management Consultancy in Hospitality, Offices, Commercial, Residential sectors
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Architecture or something similar 
  • Ideally a solid background with Clients and/or Tier 1 Contractors/ PMC
  • Candidates must be Saudi national 
  • This role will be based in a remote area and therefore the chosen candidate must be willing and able to relocate single status.
  • Excellent command of English Written/Communication skills

If you feel you possess the right attributes and characteristics to fulfill this role please contact me asap at for a further discussion.