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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Planning Engineer to join our construction team in Dubai, UAE. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining project schedules, ensuring that all activities are executed in a timely and efficient manner. The Planning Engineer will play a crucial role in optimizing project performance and contributing to the successful completion of construction projects.

- Develop and maintain project schedules using appropriate software tools.
- Analyze project plans and specifications to create detailed work breakdown structures.
- Collaborate with project managers and other stakeholders to ensure accurate scheduling and resource allocation.
- Monitor project progress and identify potential delays or issues, providing proactive solutions to mitigate risks.
- Prepare regular reports on project progress, highlighting any deviations from the schedule and proposing corrective actions.
- Conduct regular site visits to assess on-site progress and gather information for schedule updates.
- Ensure compliance with project timelines, contractual obligations, and quality standards.
- Participate in project meetings and contribute to discussions on schedule optimization and project planning strategies.
- Contribute to the continuous improvement of project planning processes and tools.


- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
- Proven experience as a Planning Engineer in the construction industry, preferably in the UAE or Gulf region.
- Proficiency in project scheduling software such as Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, or similar tools.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to anticipate and address scheduling challenges.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
- Detail-oriented and organized approach to work, with a focus on accuracy and precision in scheduling and reporting.
- Knowledge of construction methodologies, materials, and industry regulations.
- Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Familiarity with risk assessment and management practices in construction projects.
- Professional certifications in project management or scheduling (e.g., PMP, PSP) would be an advantage.

AED 14,000 to 25,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: medical insurance / flights / annual tickets

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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Planning Engineer salaries in Dubai

Average monthly compensation
AED 7,500

Breakdown available for industries and years of experience