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Planning Manager - NPMO Job

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Date: Nov 3, 2017

Location: Riyadh, SA

Requisition ID: 198081


Supervises schedule activities for a global business unit in a central function role or is responsible for scheduling activities for a major project. Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and providing innovative solutions to scheduling problems. Provides generally non-routine scheduling guidance to projects. Supports and promotes improvement measures and implementation of recommendations for the global business unit. Supports organizational and administrative activities.


A. Supervision Received

- Reports to and receives review and operational guidance from Project Controls management.

B. Supervision Exercised

- Provides technical and operational direction to assigned personnel.

C. Contacts

- Continuing contacts with Project Managers; project team members; Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management; and client personnel.


1. Prepares and coordinates the development of staffing and operating plans for planning and scheduling activities.
2. Reviews contract drafts for adequacy of scheduling requirements, and coordinates development of all data in support of negotiations.
3. Prepares, coordinates, and directs planning and scheduling presentations to Bechtel and client management, as required.
4. Conducts personnel performance reviews and career counseling. Interviews candidates for employment and makes recommendations for employment decisions.
5. Directs all schedule development and maintenance monitoring activities. Develops, interprets, and executes policy objectives and standards applicable to schedule maintenance and the monitoring of development functions.
6. Directs schedule analysis/study and problem-solving activities. 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. Supports proposal activities as required.
9. Performs functional audits of projects to ensure the technical adequacy of planning and scheduling activities.

Job Knowledge

Experience and demonstrated skill in directing, planning, and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office. Experience and demonstrated skill in establishing criteria for project planning and scheduling activities.

Skilled in direction, personnel administration, and training of technical and non-technical personnel.

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.

Advanced level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes, as performed by Bechtel.

Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected
veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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