Vacancy Overview


We are working with a Developer on a Giga Project in a remote area of Western KSA. They are currently looking to hire an experienced Senior Planning Manager.

This person must be a Saudi National.

The role / responsibilities:

  • Managing resourcing, growing, and developing the planning team as and when required.
  • Managing a team of professionals delivering planning/schedule management services and responsible for staff development.
  • Supporting senior management in deal negotiations, contract development, due diligence, and other business development or alliance development projects.
  • Collaborate well with internal and external stakeholders, building trusting and respectful relationships.
  • Managing the application of specific planning/scheduling methods, techniques, and tools including the latest software such as Primavera P6 or others .
  • Working knowledge of planning/scheduling, EVM, and project control methodologies.
  • Advising on complex requirements and communicate analysis and corrective measures effectively.
  • Manage planning/scheduling delivery of medium/high complexity projects/programs.
  • Being able to play a key role in multidisciplinary teams and take a lead role in creating plans or analyzing trends using numerical and statistical techniques.
  • Setting up effective planning/schedule management systems and procedures.
  • Establish scheduling, reporting procedures, tools, templates, instructions etc. to standardize the work across the program.
  • Creating and delivering persuasive and engaging presentations to a wide range of audiences in our industry.

Experience required:

  • 10+ years’ experience in the construction industry. Working for a Developer or Consultancy preferred.
  • Possess a degree in Construction Management and / or Civil Engineering and hold a membership/chartership from a construction related professional body.
  • Knowledge of construction technology (on-site experience).
  • Ability to manage multiple work packages in parallel.
  • Ability to maintain proper records and tracking.
  • Ability to Make schedule improvement recommendations.
  • Ability to interrogate/Challenge programs and critical paths and its logic
  • Good verbal and written communication.

Please send your CV to L.POTTER@NSRASSOCIATES.COM if you are interested in applying for this role.