Planning Director


Dubai, UAE

Ref: QP928-578

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The opportunity

Project: This is an opportunity to work on a large hospitality project in one of the emirates of the UAE.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Having the ability to play a key role in multidisciplinary teams and take the lead role in creating plans or analysing trends using numerical and statistical techniques.
• Managing the application of specific planning/scheduling methods, techniques and tools.
• Having the ability to advise on complex requirements and communicate analysis and corrective measures effectively.
• Being able to manage planning/scheduling delivery of medium/high complexity projects/programmes.
• Managing resources, growing and developing the team.
• Being able to manage activities with significant uncertainty of solution or outcome.
• Support senior management in deal negotiations, contract development, due diligence, and other business development or alliance development projects.


About you

• You have a relevant construction qualification, proficiency in Primavera P6 planning software, and experience leading on large multi-billion projects., 20+ years experience, excellent attention to detail, and ability to validate and check schedule management inputs, recording and reports produced, providing basic commentary and analysis.
• You are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships, and lead strong, motivated teams.
• You have experience working on large infrastructure projects/programmes.
• You will have a construction or project management background and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities Mace have to offer.

About the Company

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa and India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most complex and inspiring projects around the world.

We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

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