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Senior Planner

Currie & Brown

Doha, Qatar

Ref: MP689-130

Job description / Role

Currie & Brown has a range of opportunities across its Middle East offices and is currently looking for a highly professional senior planner for a large roads and highways programme in Qatar.

The successful candidate will support project leaders in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes for our clients, capturing and sharing knowledge across projects, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as preferred service provider.

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

Providing accurate cost advice and reporting to our clients
Delivering projects, commissions and professional assignments
Assuming a leading role in setting objectives and priorities, working as a proactive team player
Maintaining effective communication to ensure all information is available for the successful completion of projects; liaising with other managers to ensure efficient financial control
Undertaking commercial management services with limited supervision
Delivering all work outputs in an accurately and timely manner
Providing support to the team leader/service leaders in cost management of projects
Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner; meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients to form strong working relationships in true partnership


The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:
Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and/or P6 Primavera certification
Western nationality or western-educated
A minimum of 15 years’ technical delivery experience gained within a global construction consultancy
5 years’ forensic planning experience on large infrastructure programmes
Good knowledge of FIDIC and P6 for EOT claims
Excellent understanding of time impact analyses and key scheduling issues such as float, concurrent delay and the cumulative effect of delays to the schedule
Experience in legal proceedings (arbitration, adjudication etc)
Middle East experience
Good technical writing, client-facing and communication skills (both internal and external)
Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
A team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible

About the Company

Currie & Brown is one of the world's leading asset management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilisation of their physical assets and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience.

We operate throughout the world and have offices in North America, Central America, Europe, the Middle East, India and the Far East.

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