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Senior Planning Engineer Job in Saudi Arabia
AIMS Holding , Saudi Arabia

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 5, 2021
Last Date
Jul 5, 2021

Job Description

Responsible for applying time/cost management techniques for various projects and initiatives by establishing and/or monitoring baselines plans to ensure works are being done on-time, under-budget, and to reduce the risks associated with delays and cost overruns in various levels of the projects and various stages of the Project life cycle.

  • Collect from respective projects managers baseline information for projects and initiatives (Internal amp; External) overseen by the Organizational Excellence Group.
  • Establish, maintain, follow up, and report on the Organizational Excellence (OE) Portfolio of Projects amp; initiatives (The Master Program)
  • For projects/engagements managed by 3rd party, become familiar with the contracts/agreements terms and approved schedules and budgets for the contracted projects/initiatives.
  • Oversea the OE Master Program and assess on a weekly basis or as required the health of such projects/initiatives.
  • Develop and implement Projects’ Schedules using Primavera P6 EPPM (both in Client amp; Web Based) and/or MS Project.
  • Evaluate with other departments’ planners (or project leads/managers) the inter-relationship of these projects and assist in the review of project schedules, budgets, and risks.
  • Coordination among various departments and disciplines to ensure proper handling of projects’ interface activities, and come up with coherent and consistent projects’ plans.
  • Continuous maintenance and updating of the Project Planning, Scheduling amp; Control System.

Execute any other ad-hoc activities as required by the head of EPMO and mandated by the business.

  • Monitor, track, and distribute all information required for projects/initiatives schedules and reports
  • Publish Regular progress updates for previous periods along with periodic look-ahead and past due schedules.
  • Develop the OE Master Program customized reports in Primavera P6 EPPM for monitoring and analyzing performance.
  • Develop and Publish the Master Program Performance Dashboard on Microsoft Power BI.
  • Participate in the assessment amp; review of project issues with respect to time schedules (i.e. product/service providers claims, delays by service providers, etc). Provide all data to support AIMS’s position.
  • Facilitate the assembly and submission of the monthly report for the OE Master Program (or at any other frequency as required by the Head of EPMO)
  • Periodic reporting for the projects’ progresses to cover all aspects of the project
  • Review projects/initiatives weekly schedule updates prior to progress meetings and identify issues of concern regarding the progress of work and advising the Head of EPMO accordingly.
  • Request, Review, Analyze, and/or Approve /reject projects’ progress reports to be received from various parties and raise comments/concerns and distribute accordingly.
  • When required, attend meetings with contractors/consultants/service providers (external) and projects/initiatives owners (internal) and review schedules and budget updates.
  • Execution of planning and production of all program requirements for construction and business projects including associated updating and reporting functions.
  • Assist in the development of projects’ cash flow projections.
  • Generating and analyzing the Projects’ S-Curves for cash outflows and other resources to come up with comprehensive performance analysis for schedule, resources and cost by utilizing the EVM technique.
  • Monitoring the activities/Tasks owners’ works against the approved programs of works (planned vs. actual) .
  • Develop corporate and departmental procedures for developing projects’ plans, monitoring/appraising status of projects, and reporting performance thru the development of dashboards and customized reports.
  • Coach planning amp; cost control specialists/officers at subordinate levels in order to integrate them into the work and to train them to ensure their continuous skill level improvement
  • Ability to instill trust, motivate, and work with other people
  • Develop a collaborative relationship with other departments and areas
  • Establish trust and reputation within the organization, and become a partner for improvement
  • Develop relationship with the various departments to drive sustainable impact
  • Educate other departments’ staff on planning techniques
  • Be looked at and considered as a highly regarded and competent internal consultant for Project Planning amp; PM Methodologies.


  • Knowledge of PMI-Project Management Book of Knowledge (BoK)
  • Expert user of Primavera, MS Projects, and MS Power BI is a must.
  • Knowledge of Time amp; Cost Management Techniques implemented at the project and functional departments’ levels.
  • Firm background on the contractual aspects related to Project Control Systems along with hands-on model forms of contracts such as FIDIC
  • Ability to provide advice on disputes resolution through applying ADR methods, and preparation and evaluation of delay/disruption claims including time impact analyses, as well as issuing determinations on referred disputes as to rights and obligations of disputing parties’.
  • Related regional authorities regulations
  • Proficient in Project Scheduling, planning and Control systems
  • Strong organization, communication, and facilitation skills. Able to interact cross organizationally to support the introduction and execution of project management practices.
  • Influencing, Negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Excellent oral and written presentation skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (MS or MBA Preferred)
  • PMI - Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is a must
  • PMI Scheduling Professional (SP) Certification is a preferred
  • 5+ years of experience for a Planning Engineer (or 8+ years for Sr. Planning Engineer) providing project management and planning support for company-wide projects and initiatives.
  • Relative experience in Program Management is a must.

Job Specification

AIMS Holding

Information Technology and Services - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia