Planning and Project Control Director

B7 Search & Selection

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 27 Mar 2024

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Employment: Full Time

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Planning and Project Control Director to join a tier 1 Consultancy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and leading the planning, scheduling, and project control activities across multiple major projects in the kingdom.

This is a key leadership role that requires strong communication, analytical, and organisational skills to effectively manage clients, projects and resources.

We are looking for someone with previous experience on the Kingdoms giga projects, either currently in kingdom or looking to return.

- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Master's degree is a plus.
- Proven experience in project planning, scheduling, and project control within the construction industry, with a minimum of 8-10 years in a leadership role.
- In-depth knowledge of project management tools and software, such as Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, and other scheduling and control systems.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to interpret project data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions.

SAR 80,000 to 120,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Schooling, Medical, Visa

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
- Leadership experience in managing and developing a team of project planners and schedulers.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment, managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
- Certification in Project Management (PMP) or other relevant certifications is highly desirable.
- Fluency in English is required


B7 Search and Selection is a specialist consultancy based in Dubai supporting businesses in the GCC, UK and Asia in the Built Environment and Engineering sectors. We work with our clients to provide dedicated recruitment solutions to their business needs while allowing clients to focus on their businesses core service offering.

At B7 we have over 10 years’ experience in placing candidates in the Built Environment and Engineering sectors, working in consultation with our clients to identify the key individuals that will have a tangible impact on their business performance.

We offer a range of services including but not limited to headhunting, contingency recruitment, RPO and project-based recruitment. Being a boutique consultancy, we have the adaptability to mold our service to our clients specific needs.

For candidates we work with you through the entire process, from first contact to first day ensuring a smooth process in what can be a stressful time. Using our geographical experience, we can advise you on the specifics of the location you are moving to make the transition as seamless as possible.

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