Planning Engineer

Full Time

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

Job Role:

Functionally reporting to Planning Manager/Snr Planning Manager.
To provide support to the Business and Project Management teams (depending on nature and size of project) and is responsible in preparing, monitoring, updating, and revising the construction schedule as necessary. He monitors the accomplishments at site and analyses its effect on the project schedule.

Job Responsibilities:
Assist Estimation Team in the preparation of Prelims
In liaison with Planning Manager and Tendering Lead prepare Project logistics plan and methods statement(s).
Identify complex construction activities and assist to Planning Manager and Tendering Lead to generate risks and opportunities register.
Monitor and assess Project progress production of weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly progress reports.
In liaison with Planning Manager, developing delay mitigation, if required, action plan and revising Baseline / Contract Programmed accordingly.
Assisting Planning Manager to produce time impact analysis in case of changes to the Project scope or due to unforeseen factors.
Thorough analysis of tender information and preparation of tender programmers
Preparation of Baseline / Contract programmers inclusive of Procurement and Engineering activities (resource loaded programmers). Thereafter, generate Procurement and Engineering schedules and communicate to respective departments.
Prior Project commencement, further to Baseline Programmed, generate three-week and three-month realistic look-ahead schedule.
Producing Plant List and Labor Histogram during pre and post Contract
In liaison with Planning Manager / Senior Planning Manager analyze and evaluate construction methods and techniques.

Operational Accountabilities:
Ensure that all relevant safety, quality and environmental procedures, instructions and controls are adhered to so that the safety, quality of services and environmental compliance can be guaranteed within AFC

Required skills:
Taking Initiative
Driving for Results
Engaging Leadership
Developing Talent
Situational Adaptability
Demonstrating Self-Awareness
Delighting our customers
Working across boundaries
Managing Complexity
Influencing Others

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:
Proficient in the use of Primavera planning software and have extensive experience of using it in a commercial environment
Knowledge of principles and techniques of the planning profession and development process.
Preferably Licensed Engineer
Excellent understanding of infrastructure and building construction, enterprise, innovation and business growth issue
Good knowledge of local legislations

Minimum Experience:
Have a minimum of 1-3 years in project planning role and or technical experience unless direct entry through Gradate recruitment