Planning Director

Job description

For our client in Saudi Arabia, we are looking for a Planning Director.

You will be responsible for reviewing, checking and ensuring that all projects are being planned, controlled and reported on in the appropriate manner.
You also will prepare base/feasibility information for project plans for Design and Build schemes and update and maintain progress on all projects, identifying issues with meeting key deadlines and objectives.
you will lead the production of project progress reports based on critical path analysis, earned values and project actual progress.
In addition you will produce and manage resource programs for the design and delivery teams’ workload and ensure all project specific programs are cost and resource loaded.
Projects typically have a value of SAR100m - SAR1b and you will typically manage a portfolio of approximately 10 projects concurrently.
You are pursuing several mega-projects so experience with this degree of complexity is desired.
You will report to the CEO.


Bachelors degree in Engineering (prefer western educated).
Minimum PMP certification or equivalent
20 years planning/project controls engineering experience.
15 years management experience.
Requires management experience over multiple concurrent projects.
Experience working in the Middle East.
Must be an experienced Planner with strong project planning, project controls and project reporting experience.
Must be fully conversant with critical path analysis, earned value reports, claims and delay analysis.
Must be highly competent in the use of project planning tools including MS Project and Primavera p6 and possess excellent communication and influencing skills.
Must have civil construction experience. Planning experience on infrastructure, petrochemical, telecommunications & power projects would be advantageous.

Company profile

PBS provides highly educated technical staff for permanent or temporary positions in the private and public sectors. Our clients include both large corporations as well as medium-sized businesses. In addition, we work for national and regional governments and for large and small consultancy firms. We lead an extensive network of agencies situated throughout the European Continent.
PBS is engaged in various activities related to the flexible labour market and is specialized in working with staff members of construction related companies. These are professionals whose expertise and skills are placed at the disposal of different organizations through staffing, project engineering or interim management projects. At PBS we have a separate department for companies that wish to outsource the recruitment and selection of graduate engineers and specialists. Whereas in its early years PBS focused mainly on the construction sector, its areas of activity have grown rapidly over the past few years. Nowadays, personnel are also recruited from other disciplines like civil, environmental, sustainability and infrastructural engineering. Moreover, PBS has now been operating for some years at the international level with projects all over the world.

We offer

Our most important consideration is integral quality, which is why clients ask us to work for them. We therefore assume that you will set high requirements for us, but certainly for yourself too. We can offer you an excellent employment package such as a high salary and good fringe benefits. We shall establish the best combination in consultation.



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in Dammam

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