Sr. Planning Engineer

WFC Holding

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: LP888-156

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Planning, costing and scheduling metrics and tools (work breakdown structure), collecting performance data (installed quantities, expended labour hours, and other progress measurements for direct hire and subcontract labour), tracking data (daily cost compilation and monitoring), analyzing and reporting (earned value, productivity and risk analysis).
• Developing project master schedule, updating, monitoring and reviewing contractor construction schedules, submittals, material delivery, procurement logs and daily follow-up in addition to the necessary productivity measurement studies and associated corrective measures.
• Implementing ‘Work Order’ procedures in conjunction with QA/QC staff.
• Identifying and tracking changes, actual and potential, to the project scope, ensuring estimates of cost changes and schedule impact are given visibility with the client and project management.
• Participating in contract administration.
• Reviewing and approving contractor’s work programs submissions.
• Review, monitor and provide reports/recommendations on Contractors programme/reports submissions.
• Develop and review project schedule.
• Plan, coordinate, supervise and direct all planning and scheduling activities.
• Organize, implement and maintain scheduling management system supporting identified projects and their plans.
• Assist to set up tasks and sub tasks to ensure satisfactory realization of project contract requirements as scheduled.
• Ensure that corporate planning and schedule standards are implemented and that all project related activities comply.
• Interact with project team and project managers to understand scope of work and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan.
• Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
• Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.
• Suggest management of risks affecting project schedules and interfaces.
• Assist project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep management informed on project progress.
• Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.


• BS degree in civil engineering from a recognized institution
• Minimum least 10 years buildings experience and knowledge of design and build contracts with at least 5 years working in the UAE in a similar position.
• Demonstrate deep knowledge of Primavera P6 and efficiency in Microsoft Office products.
• Able to manage multiple project schedules with interfaces and preparing regular program reporting to management level.
• Knowledge of engineering, construction tools and general processes for infrastructure projects.
• Excellent communication skills in English

About the Company

WFC Holding was born out of a market need for specialist shared services support functions in the UAE.

WFC Holding has rapidly expanded its service offering, capability, and client base to become an integrated business process outsourcing company.

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