Senior Planning Manager

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Employment: Full Time

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We are seeking a highly experienced and dedicated Senior Planning Manager to join our team in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, for a critical storm water project. The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience in project planning and management, with a strong background in storm water management projects. As a Senior Planning Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, scheduling, and coordination of the project to ensure its successful execution and completion.

Your new role, what's involved?
Project Planning:
• Develop and implement comprehensive project planning strategies, including timelines, schedules, and resource allocation, to meet project objectives and deadlines.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather project requirements and ensure alignment with project goals.

Schedule Management:
• Create and maintain detailed project schedules, ensuring that all activities are well-defined, sequenced, and resource-loaded.
• Monitor project progress and identify potential delays or issues, proactively taking corrective actions as necessary.

Resource Allocation:
• Allocate and manage project resources efficiently, including labor, equipment, and materials, to optimize project performance.
• Ensure that resources are available and utilized effectively to meet project milestones.

Risk Management:
• Identify potential risks and challenges related to the storm water project and develop risk mitigation strategies.
• Monitor and manage risks throughout the project lifecycle to minimize their impact on project success.

Reporting and Documentation:
• Prepare regular project status reports and communicate updates to key stakeholders, including senior management.
• Maintain accurate project documentation, including plans, schedules, budgets, and progress reports.

Quality Assurance:
• Ensure that all project activities adhere to established quality standards and specifications.
• Implement quality control processes to deliver a high-quality storm water management system.

Budget Management:
• Collaborate with the finance department to manage project budgets and control project costs.
• Track and report on project expenditures, ensuring compliance with budgetary constraints.


We'd love to hear from you if you have:
• Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. A Master's degree is a plus.
• Minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in project planning and management, with a strong focus on storm water management projects or any other large scale infrastructure project.
• Proven track record of successfully managing complex projects from initiation to completion.
• Proficiency in project management software tools and MS Office Suite.
• Excellent communication and leadership skills.
• Knowledge of local regulations and standards related to storm water management in Saudi Arabia is highly desirable.
• PMP or other relevant certifications are a plus.

What's in it for you?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP - we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important - be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, paid professional subscriptions.

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring.? Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!


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