Senior Planner

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Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Senior Planner to work on the engineering and project management services in Saudi Arabia

  • Responsible for the development and delivery of the resource loaded, robust baseline project schedules
  • Produce of all project plans and associated documents (“S” curves, Histograms, tabulated man hour / progress data)
  • Prepare the required weekly and monthly progress reports for the project
  • Provide analysis of the progress and schedule performance including productivity and critical path
  • Provide the Project Team with the relevant planning and reporting information
  • Ensure that all services and deliverables conform to Company, Client and Project QA Plan, policies, requirements and standards
  • Ensure that, at all times, the project team are fully aware of The Project targets
  • The current status
  • Exceptions to plan
  • Required remedial actio
  • Provide forecast for recovery to the plan where required
  • Promote good working relationship within the Project Controls Teams and other project departments and client representatives
  • Ensure all planning work is carried out in compliance with Corporate and Project specific procedures

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience within a similar Engineering Company environment
  • Level 5 QCF in Planning / Project Controls
  • Member of a Professional Institution
  • Previous Planning experience, responsible for a large sized project or large sized - sub - element of a major project
  • Previous experience in controlling, directing, supervising and managing the day to day activities of a planning team
  • Able to communicate with all levels up to top management
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership skills
  • Capable of setting up, managing and motivating a team to deliver the planning objectives and achieving targets / milestones
  • IT / Computer Literacy, in particular, Primavera P6 102, Primavera P6 106 and Microsoft Excel
  • Understands and applies planning theory, process, and best practices
  • Capable of communicating with project groups and third parties to agreed standards, systems, processes to meet the project and client requirements
  • Capable of managing and coordinated approach to resolving procedural issues in a timely manner
  • Capable of the development and maintaining of performance targets

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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