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Jacobs Project Planner in Saudi Arabia Countrywide, Saudi Arabia

Project Planner


Posting Title: Project Planner

What if...

... we showed you how we're solving the world’s greatest challenges by transforming intangible ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world?

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems. We turn abstract ideas into realities that transform thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing. With a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific, and project delivery for the government and private sector.

About the opportunity

The project planner supports the project manager through the development and optimization of project schedules and any other tasks as may be necessary.

  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, at all levels within the organisation, to define and achieve mutual understanding of the scope

  • Listen for, uncover, and resolve misunderstandings or disagreements about the scope

  • Ensure all portfolio resources understand the scope as well as how it will affect other projects within the portfolio

  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of the Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 schedules.

  • Production of project management artefacts

  • Work with the team to identify and schedule all the work required to fulfil the scope

  • Identify resourcing needs in line with the project plan

  • Day to day management of the project

About you

  • You will have specific knowledge acquired by obtaining a professional project management qualification such as APM PMQ, or another recognised qualification.

  • Extensive experience of Microsoft Project is essential.

  • Practical experience of working with Earned Value Management (EVM) essential.

  • Substantial relevant work experience may be gained from experience on project and programme management and delivery. This would ideally include experience of different project management approaches e.g. agile and waterfall.

  • Prior project planning experience on complex projects is required in the telecommunications engineering sector

_ Jacobs. A world where you can. _

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.   

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs .

Job Project Controls

Primary Location Saudi Arabia-Saudi Arabia Countrywide-Riyadh-SA Riyadh - RYD - Legend Tower

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: CMS000102