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.
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.
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.