[BAMEA_ME32] Planning Engineer - #24867
Job Title: Project Planning Engineer ( Saudi Only)
We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Planning Engineer to join our team. The Planning Engineer will be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing project plans and schedules, ensuring that all project activities are executed efficiently and in accordance with project objectives and timelines. The ideal candidate will possess strong technical expertise in project planning, a solid understanding of project management principles, and a proven track record of successful project coordination and execution.
- Develop and implement comprehensive project plans, work breakdown structures, and project schedules using industry-standard planning software and tools, ensuring that all project activities are accurately documented and aligned with project objectives and deliverables.
- Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and cross-functional teams to define project goals, milestones, and resource requirements, and create detailed project plans that facilitate effective project execution and coordination.
- Monitor project progress and performance, tracking key performance indicators and project milestones to identify any deviations, risks, or potential delays, and provide recommendations for mitigation strategies and corrective actions.
- Conduct regular project reviews and assessments, addressing any plan changes, deviations, or modifications, and providing guidance and support to project teams to ensure that projects are executed in accordance with established plans and schedules.
- Analyze project data and performance metrics, and prepare regular reports and updates for project stakeholders, highlighting project achievements, challenges, and opportunities for improvement.
- Participate in the development and implementation of project planning methodologies and best practices, and contribute to the enhancement of planning processes and tools for improved project efficiency and performance.
- Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure that project plans are aligned with project requirements, stakeholder expectations, and industry standards, and that all project activities adhere to established timelines and budgets.
- Provide training and guidance to project teams on project planning protocols, tools, and best practices, and ensure that all team members are equipped with the necessary resources and information for successful project execution.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Project Management, or a related field. A Master's degree or relevant professional certification is preferred.
- Proven work experience of at least 10 years in project planning, with a strong focus on developing and managing project plans in the [specific industry] sector.
- Proficiency in project planning software and tools, such as Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, or similar planning platforms.
- In-depth knowledge of project management principles, methodologies, and best practices, with a solid understanding of project planning techniques and strategies.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex project data and provide effective solutions for project planning challenges and optimizations.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, clients, and stakeholders.
- Experience in the fields of "scheduling and planning" in well-known consulting companies / construction contracting.
- Competence and skill in scheduling on Primavera programs (P3, P6) for project planning - the latest version, Informatics and graphic visual presentations of data (Infographics).
- Candidate who is fluent in Arabic and English is preferred.