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Planning Manager

Company Name: Mace Group
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 2-5 years
Degree: Bachelor
Gender:Any
Age:Any  
Nationality: Any
Salary:Unspecified
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
The opportunity
Project: This unique project will be the first of its kind in the UAE and is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Planning Manager.
This key role will report to the senior planning manager, the position will be full-time and based on-site in the Ras Al Khaimah project office.  The successful candidate must demonstrate proven ability to deliver high end hospitality projects.

Your responsibilities will include:
Being able to manage schedule/planning of limited complexity or participating in the delivery of medium/high complexity projects/programmes under direction.
Understanding the overall project lifecycle in line with Mace Way (control centre) from design through to handover.
Being aware of current planning and scheduling methodologies.
Building an understanding of the common tool sets used on typical Mace project.
Developing critical thinking skills to interrogate data and information.
Being able to lead negotiations with third parties as planning / schedule management specialist.
Being able to respond to client/stakeholder requests effectively and sensitively.
Having an excellent attention to detail and able to validate and check data and reports, recording and reports produced, providing basic commentary and analysis.

About you
You have a degree or equivalent with professional work experience in one or more specific disciplines in the construction, programme, project or commercial management disciplines; progressing towards professional qualification (e.g., APM, MSP. PPC etc); relevant CSCS Card; technical professional with planning/schedule management experience, 10 years of experience, excellent knowledge of Construction Projects’ legal frameworks and excellent understanding of key project processes.