Planning Manager

NSR Associates


Ref: KP714-1270

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Are you a Planning Manager that has worked on major projects for a Main Contractor? Our client is looking for someone that has A SOLID TRACK RECORD on Design & Build projects with exposure to Both Buildings & Infrastructure projects.

You will be confident at presentations , have the ability to guide not only your team but the client & consultants on site. Can you drive, lead & influence on the master program. Can you get into the detail needed.

Major Project is seeking a Planning Manager to work closely alongside the Project Director on this newly awarded Design & Build Project worth 1.1 Billion QAR. Are you seeking a role that offers career progression, longevity & stability.

Managing a team of 5 planners you will be heading up the planning & project controls department for the Joint Venture Project in Doha – Qatar. Experience within a JV environment would be beneficial as would experience on Design & Build contracts in the MENA region.
If you are based in Qatar then face to face interviews will be arranged but if you are outside then MS teams will be the process for a 2 stage interview followed by a meeting with the client for sign off.

Can you pull apart a program? Can you see where the issues and speed bumps are before the project hits a delay? Can you work closely in a team and build strong and lasting relationships.

Type of projects we want to see that a prospective candidate has handled:
• Buildings: Government, Commercial, Residential & Industrial
• Civil Engineering – Infrastructure, Power, Utilities & Highways

QAR 45,000 to 55,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Flights, Car & Medical


You are applying for a role with a major contractor so an 11 day fortnight is the norm in this environment so you must be comfortable with a 5 day working week followed buy a 6 day working week . This is not a 5 Day WEEK for a client or developer as Time is money & program. 7.30-8am until 6pm is seen an NORMAL in this environment just so we are clear and upfront .

We are seeking the following:

• Planning Manager – Site Based
• 10 Years + in a corporate or major project capacity(£150 Million +)
• Strong communication skills
• Degree Educated – Civil Engineering or Construction Management
• MUST Have 75 % of working career within Main Contractors
• Understanding of self delivery in the GCC

About the Company

At NSR we pride ourselves on market knowledge, integrity, loyalty and professionalism. Through personal relationships and knowledge of what our clients look for in specific requirements we like to pride ourselves on matching people to the right role.

The partners at NSR have always dealt with people in an open and honest manner and as a company we are driven to find the right opportunity for people enhancing their career where ever this may be worldwide.

We work on the principal that every person we deal with is a potential client, this process has proved beneficial for us as there are many people we have dealt with on the International circuit that have approached NSR Associates to recruit for them as a client after we have worked on their behalf as a candidate.

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