Planning/Project Controls Manager

8-15 years
26 days ago 11 Applied
Job Description

Job Description

AtkinsRealis, a world-leading design, engineering, and project management organization. We connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We are active in the Middle East and India for over 10 years with our regional headquarter in Dubai, and offices in Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. Our Middle East and India presence is complemented by our operations across Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA, and our 2,000 plus global staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a degree in engineering from a reputable university.

  • Must possess a minimum 15 years of total experience and 8 years GCC experience preferred.

  • Experience working in Enabling, Reclamation, Infrastructure, Housing and mixed-use projects.

  • Client-side experience managing PMCs, LDCs Cost Consultants and other stakeholders.

  • Strong experience in PCM of major capital projects.

  • Strong Pre-contract experience managing design and procurement activities.

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication, reporting, and presentation skills.

  • Independent worker who can work well with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to manage resources within the local Project Control team

  • Possess good project background and proven English language technical writing ability and skills and in the development of project control processes and procedures.

  • PMP or other professional certifications.

  • Advanced MS Office Suits.

  • Experience in using Primavera P6, ACONEX & Oracle suite.

  • Sound knowledge of project controls practices, broad knowledge of cost, risk, change and specific knowledge in earned value management

  • Extensive knowledge of best reporting practices in the areas of dashboards, and KPIs.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Project Controls Managers responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leads a team of professional planners and scheduled to establish the baseline schedule.

  • Evaluate current procedures to create more efficient / cost effective management of resources in the following areas:

    • Procurement

    • Change orders

    • Document Control and Administrative Practices

    • Invoicing and Accounting

    • Programme Close Out

    • EOT / Dispute Resolution

  • Monitors, analyses & reports on project performance using qualitative and quantitative tools.

  • Recommends and implements modifications to improve effectiveness and attain project milestones.

  • Plans, coordinates and monitors activities of assigned projects to develop and implement procedures, processes and systems.

  • Setting-up Primavera Project Management System P6 (latest version) for program management across the planning team with all stakeholders.

  • Reviews and updates Project Management Plans relevant to Project Controls.

  • Supports in preparing and maintaining the master programme for the project.

  • Review and analyze data/schedule received from the other organizations (Designers, PMCs, and Contractors).

  • Plans and provides direction as required for the preparation of planning and scheduling control systems.

  • Works with other functions such as Procurement, Technical, Logistic relating to understand their requirement and provide direction to project control team.

  • Assisting in the consultant selection process for commercial and technical evaluation.

  • Assisting in establishing / delivering formal reporting arrangements on project progress for the client and project.

  • Reviewing contract documents, suggesting changes for planning and programming aspects and the addition of new clauses if necessary.

  • Arranging planning workshops/meetings to discuss and assist contractors / consultants to close their planning / project control issues.

  • Prepares what if scenarios for different types of project schedules to support the Client.

  • Review and Analyze any claims and EOT requests.

  • Conduct benchmarking data collection analysis for similar projects (buildings and infrastructure).

  • Makes recommendations for possible acceleration to the schedule.

  • Assist in developing the document control system and communication flow for the project.

  • Reviewing Schedule construction programmes received from contractors and analyzing them in line with the contractual requirements.

  • Preparing progress presentations for the clients.

  • Developing weekly and monthly progress report protocols / templates for progress reporting and monitoring progress against it.

  • Assist in risk assessment and mitigation plans.

  • Monitoring design, procurement and construction progress for compliance with contract requirements.

  • Provide effective support for the projects in KSA. Identify projects area of concerns, analyze project schedule defects, recommend action plans, advice corrective action to the schedule paths that leads to more control and enhance project performance.

  • Analyze Program / Project Risks and advise the client of any schedule issues that will affect the contract completion of the projects and ensure minimization of clashes and potential delays

  • Assist in preparing the master programme for the projects. Incorporate / Integrate the Contractors program of works into the Master Schedule of works

  • Prepare and Provide Program Management Plan (PMP) in consultation with Clients, as a guide to the project teams in performance of their duties to identify responsibilities and coordinate various actions and procedures into one comprehensive document

  • Developing the document control system and communication flow for the projects including details on communication procedures and document control systems.

  • Establishing formal reporting protocols / templates on projects.

  • Reviewing contract documents, suggesting changes for planning and programming aspects and the addition of new clauses if necessary.

  • Reviewing construction programmes received from contractors and analyzing them in line with the contractual requirements.

  • Analyze Contractors Delay Claims to establish the contractually justified extension of time and provide recommendation for the client approval.

  • Prepare, review and advise on Stakeholder Management Plan including identification of stakeholders, communication assessment and aligning communication plan in line with master programme

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is a Canadian company based in Montreal that provides engineering, procurement, and construction services to various industries, including mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and water, infrastructure, and clean power.

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