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Parsons Corporation Principal Scheduler in Al-Sinaiyah, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

Principal Objective: A brief summary of the responsibilities of the position Responsible for planning, scheduling, progress forecasting and project coordination. Performs a major role reporting contractual responsibilities, scheduling and progress performance. Monitors and advises Projects Management Department in planning, scheduling and reporting matters, collecting, evaluating and forecasting data as requested.

Major Activities Performed: List the major job function(s) of the position.

  • Develops and monitors project schedules, depicts the sequence of events, dependencies, and interfaces with other projects to clearly illustrate the strategy of the program to meet the requirements of the Projects Department Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM).

  • Develops major milestone activities from the project schedules or Projects Department RAM to monitor the operation of the work and the inter-relationship with milestones for design, engineering, and procurement.

  • Develops and monitors pre-award schedules and assists in RFP review and bid evaluations as required. Coordinates major milestone activities and established major contract events for incorporation in the RFP special conditions and pre-award reports.

  • Reviews, analyzes and recommends approval or disapproval of contractors detailed schedules, including manpower loading.

  • Summarizes approved contractor detailed schedules for incorporation in the Projects Department RAM, utilizing established procedures.

  • Analyzes inputs and identifies areas where requirements are not being met, bringing any scheduling problems to the attention of the Project Section Manager with proposed solutions. Identifies potential contract changes and develops appropriate logic schedules.

  • Deliver timely, accurate and sensitive project controls report to facilitate a clear understanding of the performance of the project in relation to planned performance targets.

  • Develops trends and forecasts design contract progress relative to major milestone activities and provides input to monthly/quarterly progress reports.

  • Utilizing information from the Projects Department RAM and contractor submittals, prepares scheduling presentation materials as required by the Project Section Manager.

  • Reviews and assists in resolving and processing claims, back charges and invoices.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Project Controls Section Manager/Supervisor.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Experience and Qualifications: List the background experience required for the position, number of years experience, in what fields. Describe the desirable academic background

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or business.

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience with planning and scheduling of project activities particularly using computer-based scheduling software such as Primavera, Microsoft Project or similar programs is required.

  • Expert knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office products, including Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a team environment with colleagues and subordinates of multiple ethnicities and cultural backgrounds.

  • The ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English and Arabic is required

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

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