Vacancy Overview


Our client wants a Planning Manager that is able to see the bigger picture, manage client, consultant and report the honest facts and reality of the progress and program.


We want someone that sees beyond the baseline and see risk before it’s an issue.  This person will understand how to work with a client to ensure that all obstacles are removed to ensure that progress and profitability occurs for both client and contractor.


The Client 

  • 35 Years + In Business
  • Western Management Team
  • Often approached as the Joint Venture Partner of choice
  • Track record on Airports, Hospitals, High Rise & Shopping Malls

Ideally you will have delivered  a Major Hotel , High Rise Tower or Mixed Use Facility Leading the project planning team for a Reputable TIER 1/2  Main contractor  ( Not the consultant, developer or client)

The Project 

  • 5* Hotel
  • Global Client
  • 30 Month Program on site
  • Based 15 Minutes Drive from Dubai Marina
  • Value of 1.3 Billion AED

The following is 100% crucial for this employer:

  1. Communication skills ( Forget the sir/madam approach or interested as this grates the client more than us)
  2. Analytical and methodical approach to work
  3. Sounds Technical & Engineering background
  4. Commercial awareness of the program and profitability
  5. Able to manage a small team in a hands on manner . No ego’ or over delegating needed!

Do you have a track record on 1/2 Billion AED + Build Projects for Main Contractors as a Lead Planner / Planning Manager ? You will know clients , consultants and have a track record  working on relevant type projects in the UAE Market space.

Do you match the following criteria 

  • Do you have a track record  of Planning for Main Contractors?
  • P6 / Primavera experience
  • Can you hold your own and have meaningful conversations with Client , RE & Project Directors & Operations Managers onsite.
  • Candidates must have prior Gulf Experience ideally in the UAE for Tier 1 & 2 Main Contractors

This person will be able to start employment before the 1st of July 

If you are intrigued to find out more please send a word formatted CV to: and one of the team will connect with you to coordinate a confidential chat about this and your next career move.