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AECOM Senior Planner / Scheduler, Medina Region in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Summary

AECOM are currently seeking a Senior Planner / Scheduler, to be based in the Medina region on a large scale historical program. The role will work in partnership with AECOM's Global Program Management business, which provides the structure, tools, techniques and process to deliver on this vision.

The Senior Planner will be required to take the lead on larger, more complex planning assignments. The role will report into the Project Controls Manager. This position will be site based in charge of a package (project) responsible for providing planning and scheduling support and assistance to Project Managers and other Project team members.


  • Preparing pre-construction and construction phase master and detailed in-house programs.

  • Participating in contract administration.

  • Generating critical milestones for the construction stage for inclusion in tender documents through detailed discussions with the Design Manager, evaluation of interfaces between buildings/infrastructure.

  • Preparing technical tender evaluations.

  • Reviewing and analysing Contractor's baseline program, recommending changes to the program to reduce any milestone difficulties, minimizing critical paths, and identify interface conflicts.

  • Reviewing and analysing contractors WBS ensuring conformity with the Baseline cost and estimating structure. Develop/establish weighting (EWF), progress, KPIs, manpower and equipment deployment.

  • Advising and assisting the contractor in the development of the program.

  • Reviewing all contractor’s program updating submissions, making recommendations to Project Manager.

  • Recording and reporting the actual progress of the work versus the planned work.

  • Preparing in-house daily, weekly and monthly progress reports.

  • Performing field inspections to gathering data relevant to project progress.

  • Preparing and developing appropriate detail summary project control programs incorporating summary level contractor programs. Analysing and assessing key critical paths and the impact on program.

Minimum Requirements

A minimum of 10+ years’ experience in the Planning / Project Controls field is required. Applicants would ideally have worked on major programs in aviation, transport or mixed use developments.

In addition applicants should be able to demonstrate the following;

  • Advanced knowledge of ORACLE Primavera P6 Project Management Software.

  • Ability to develop, monitor and control schedules.

  • Hands on working knowledge of WBS coding structure, cost /schedule variance analysis,

  • Earned Value Management (EVMS), project trend, contract change and claims.

  • Working knowledge of Time Impact Analysis techniques.

Please Note: This role is based in a remote location.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management is required.

  • PSP certification is preferable.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Saudi Arabia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 259773BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.