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Parsons Corporation ORAT Operational Planning & Trials - Logistics Lead in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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ORAT Operational Planning & Trials - Logistics Lead

Abu Dhabi, UAE

When details make the difference, your talent shines

We value managers who appreciate what others may dismiss as 'the small stuff.' If there's a way to fine tune to improve accuracy, you'll find it. Your keen observational skills and extraordinary work ethic are what make you such a valuable team leader. When your team is responsible for the job, you work to see that nothing slips through their fingers. Please don't slip through ours.


  • Leads the ORAT Operational Planning & Trials Logistics Workstream, reports directly to ORAT Lead, the Ops Planning & Trials lead ensures that all MTC stakeholders are prepared for the start of operations in line with the overall ORAT programme from an Operational Planning & Trials perspective.

  • Develops the Operational Planning & Trials strategy with each stakeholder to address their airport logistical requirements for MTC opening.

  • Develops, manages and monitors the logistics Operational Planning & Trials plan and tracks operational readiness across all stakeholders.

  • Develops Trials objectives, plans, delivers and executes the logistics Trials plan.

  • Acts as the Single Point of Contact - SPOC and escalation point for all Operational Planning & Trials matters associated with the logistics workstream and overall ORAT programme.


  • Engages stakeholders and establishes the ORAT Operational Planning & Trials Logistics workstream and working groups.

  • Defines objectives and agrees Operational Planning & Trials strategies with stakeholders to address landside access, staff & stakeholder access, engineering, facility care access and supply and refuge logistics and ensures these are budgeted appropriately.

  • Develops the Operational Planning & Trials Logistics plan in line with the ORAT programme and in close collaboration with stakeholder SPOC's.

  • Identifies dependencies, key status and review milestones in line with the D-360, 180, 90, 60, 30 ORAT countdown to MTC opening.

  • Ensures that all stakeholder operational plans and processes have been developed, reviewed and meet the demand and performance objectives of the MTC.

  • Manages the development of the overall logistics operational plan for MTC opening in close collaboration with all stakeholders

  • Develops the logistics trials plan; trials schedule, trial briefs, trial plans and reports in close collaboration with each stakeholder, monitors and tracks trials dependencies.

  • Manages and monitors the development of logistics processes (operating procedures) across all stakeholders.

  • Manages the operational planning and trials logistics workstream and meetings and tracks operational readiness and trials progress across all stakeholders.

  • Manages the resolution of all logistics operational planning and trials related issues, identifies and escalates any threats to the overall ORAT programme.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (or related field) and typically 8+ years of related work experience. Professional Engineer registration may be required.

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