Planning Manager

May 15, 2024
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Job Description

Planning Manager – Infrastructure (PMC)

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE
Category: Civil/Structural
Job ID: MID0003BD

The Project involves the Construction of the entire transportation system, constructing and installing crucial infrastructure of Roads, Utility and Marine infrastructure for future residential, commercial, and retail developments.

For the ideal candidate, this is an opportunity to contribute to the success of this groundbreaking project, we believe their expertise will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Abu Dhabi.

If you are passionate about being at the forefront of transformative projects and want to make a lasting impact on one of the world’s fastest-growing cities, then this opportunity is tailor-made for you.

Due to the continued growth in the region, Jacobs is hiring a Planning Manager to work in a Programme Management Consultant capacity for a large infrastructure construction supervision contract in Abu Dhabi. Reporting to the Senior Planning Manager you will be responsible for supporting aspects of the Planning function.
Responsibilities include:
• Review and communicate the baseline schedule of works
• Support the master schedule integrating all the design and construction packages
• Support in identifying and highlighting risks/conflicts and capture them in the Project Risk Register
• Exercise “What if” analysis to assess the impact of each change, variation, and potential event and suggest alternative directions or mitigation actions
• Help prepare employer weekly & monthly progress reports
• Oversee and manage the planning and scheduling risk and issues
• Identify, track and log and monitor the critical issues during the design and construction project phases
• Support in reviewing and commenting on the Consultants’ monthly Programmes and progress reports
• Undertake review and provide assessment of the Consultant Extension Of Time claims; applying delay analysis methodologies

Here’s what you’ll need:

As a successful candidate you will have:

Previously held a Senior Planning position or equivalent within a consultant and/or contractor environment
At least 2-years’ consultancy experience, ideally in a client representative capacity
Experience of working on major civil infrastructure, utility networks, utility buildings and ideally marine projects
A bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management or equivalent
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a PMC environment
Experience across the full project lifecycle with respect to planning
Good understanding of the design process and construction methodologies
Previous experience in identifying and managing project risks and mitigations
Well versed with construction extension of time claims and delay analysis methodologies
P6 experience is essential
Ideally reside in Abu Dhabi, or within a reasonable commuting distance of other Emirates