Scheduler / Planner

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Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Planner / Scheduler to work in AL Khobar, SA.

  • Assist and support the development and maintenance of planning control structures in alignment with approved project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Assist and support the development and maintenance of baseline project plans and schedules using appropriate scheduling software
  • Monitor and control planning activities through all phases of project lifecycle
  • Liaise with engineering, procurement and construction functions, and others as required, including third parties, to maintain awareness of project activities, their status, and their impact on the project schedule and manpower requirements
  • Prepare and provide copies of project plans and schedules in accordance with project reporting requirements
  • Prepare and provide copies of project progress and performance status reports in accordance with project reporting requirements
  • Prepare updates to project plans and schedules
  • Prepare, updates to project manpower requirements
  • Assess and communicate schedule impact of change notifications
  • Monitor overall project progress status, achievement of major milestones, and analyse project performance in relation to planned performance
  • Liaise with cost discipline to ensure accurate and timely control and forecasting of man - hour budgets and ensure that the impact of all change requests is properly assessed and included in the schedules
  • Participate in schedule risk analysis as required
  • Participate in Project Controls Compliance and Continuous Improvement Reviews

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 4 years’ relevant scheduling / planning experience
  • Basic knowledge of Primavera and other scheduling software and related tools and techniques including Logic and CPM analysis, MS Projects, MS Excel resource loading and levelling
  • Basic knowledge of Project Execution Procedures for Scheduling
  • Basic understanding of WBS & CBS structures and project reporting capabilities
  • Basic ability to develop project schedules and plans
  • Basic ability to prepare resource loading, progress, and staffing plans
  • Understanding of earned value application, cost and schedule variance analyses / trending and what - if scenarios
  • Understanding of project management principles and techniques
  • Understanding of Cost Management, Change Control, Planning & Risk Analysis & Management

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 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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