Schedule Manager – PARSONS – Dubai

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Project Controls / Schedule Manager
Dubai, UAE
 
Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.

Position Overview:
 
The Project Control / Schedule Manager is responsible for managing the program-wide project control/ scheduling activities and maintaining the Program Master Schedule. He develops the capability and supervises the performance for all program planning / scheduling development, analysis, reporting and progress evaluation.
 
The position interfaces with the Client, Project Director, Senior Contract Manager, Construction Director, Resident Engineers, and functionally manages the Project Control Engineers and has an oversight of all scheduling activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to project for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.
Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.
Manages a team of Project Control Engineers/Specialists who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project costs, as well as performance against an established schedule with critical milestones.
Assesses the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.
Oversees the development and maintenance of an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.
Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel.
Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.
Recommends and oversees the customization of project control systems to meet specific project requirements.
Assists in invoice verification for payment based on cost-loaded schedules, as required.
Assists in developing specific project codes of accounts and work breakdown structures, and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions for new work items assigned.
Supports/performs integration of scope, cost and schedule within the WBS and ensure mapping is accurate on an on-going basis.
Creates statistical reports for management on a recurring or one-of-a-kind basis.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a recognized university.
12 years of work experience in project control and scheduling of engineering and construction activities for large, prestigious buildings projects.
Licensed for QS or cot control: MRICS or CCP.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Thorough knowledge of Primavera P6.

Scheduler wanted – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi

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Scheduler
Parsons International
Abu Dhabi, UAE
 
The Scheduler will work as part of the Project Controls team and will be responsible for implementing schedule and earned value management across a selection of projects, in coordination with Project Managers and Engineering Leads. The main objective of this role is to help generate a Sector-wide reporting and analysis tool, which will serve as the benchmark for evaluating projects’ performance. The Scheduler may also be required to provide support to proposals and/or construction projects with respect to planning and scheduling issues and progress of the works.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Establish the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in coordination with the Project Manager.
Develop detailed schedules with resource/cost loading at the activity level.
Develop and maintain detailed deliverable lists for each design project in coordination with Project/Engineering Manager.
Implement a deliverable-based progress measurement model and coordinate with Leads to maintain periodic updates.
Utilize Earned Value Management techniques to evaluate schedule and cost performance metrics.
Maintain bi-weekly updates of Earned Value Analysis dashboard at the project and Sector level.
Construction Support: Review, check and evaluate Contractors’ schedule of works. Monitor the work progress, compare to the accepted program of work and report to the Project Manager. Prepare weekly and/or monthly progress reports covering the status of construction projects.
Proposal Support: Develop schedules in support of Parsons’ proposals for new pursuits.
Attend meetings (both internally and externally) and discuss/present schedule/progress related matters.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction or related field.
At least 7 years of experience in Planning/Scheduling, utilizing Primavera Project Management ‘P6’.
Must have experience working on both design and construction projects.
Proven experience in utilization of Earned Value Management in performance analysis and reporting.
Must be fluent in English both written and spoken and be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and managers.
Must be able to represent Parsons in front of clients in meetings/presentations.
Preferably have minimum 3 years’ experience in the Gulf region.
Must have excellent skills in utilizing MS Office application, especially Excel. Must be able to create and maintain complex spreadsheets, including utilization of complex formulas.