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Expressions of Interest: Planning Manager, Indonesia

Requisition ID:  243289

Requisition Posting End Date: 12/10/2021



Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.

What we offer

At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business promoted though private health cover and access to a leading employee assistance program.  Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives.


Project Overview

Bechtel Infrastructure is partnering with a prominent Indonesian company to provide project, engineering, commercial and construction services to support a major highway project delivery in Indonesia which is due to commence in 2023. The team will be based in locations in Jakarta and at the project site. 

In anticipation of an awarded contract, we are actively seeking candidates interested in joining this team mobilizing as early as December or as soon as visas are received.  


Position Overview

The Planning Manager reports to the Project Controls Manager and is responsible for programme level planning and scheduling activities for Muscat Airport Project. The role requires demonstrated skill in integrating schedules, identifying, analyzing, and providing innovative solutions to scheduling problems and in analyzing, developing and presenting schedule impact analysis in a fixed price environment.

The Planning Manager provides general schedule guidance, direction and oversight of deployed planning teams, supervision and management of assigned staff and implementation of project training requirements relating to project procedure, tools and systems. Where required, the Planning Manager also provides guidance to subcontractors.


What you bring

  1. Directs all programme level schedule development and maintenance monitoring activities. Develops, interprets, and executes policy objectives and standards applicable to schedule maintenance and the monitoring of development functions.
  2. Oversees the implementation of milestone schedules, engineering/procurement/construction closeout monitoring including documentation and planned maintenance activities.
  3. Manages the preparation of subject-specific schedules on an -as-required basis, including schedules for the Consortium and subcontractors when necessary
  4. Manages contract notice and reporting requirements.
  5. Directs schedule analysis/study and problem-solving activities.
  6. Develops and interprets guidelines applicable to the analysis function.
  7. Directs schedule reporting activities and provides assistance and guidance for the display or presentation of schedule information.
  8. Maintains required interfaces internal to the Joint Venture and with the Consortium Partner including scope change control, risk and Consortium reporting as necessary.
  9. Provides guidance to project director on overall schedule impacts and solutions.


About you


  • Significant experience of developing and analyzing all levels of schedules for major infrastructure programmes of work.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication, with a demonstrated ability to present planning and scheduling information to management and clients.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and solving problems. Knowledgeable about current industry and technical developments.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
    • Minimum 15 years professional experience in project controls with emphasis on cost and project estimating. In lieu of degree, 21 years of related work experience required.


Terms and Conditions (Drafted) Highlights:  The position may be based in Jakarta or in camp. Standard work week in Jakarta will be 40 hours per week and in camp 48-54 hours per week. Compensation will include basic and supplemental uplifts. Rotational leave includes four trips per year.  


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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