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Parsons Corporation Planning Manager in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

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Planning Manager

Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Parsons is now hiring a Planning Manager who can lead a team of professionals overseeing the planning and scheduling of every phase of mission critical projects or programs. Has experience in projects of high value (in excess of US$1B), complexity and prestige, and will have extensive aviation sector experience. Operating at a strategic delivery level, the Planning Manager will support the development, planning and implementation of the overall Schedule Program, and support project controls activities that will effectively and successful delivery of a world class Airport and Airport City, across design, construction, and operational phases.

The Planning Manager is responsible for managing the program-wide project control/ scheduling activities and maintaining the Program Master Schedule. He develops the capability and supervises the performance for all program planning / scheduling development, analysis, reporting and progress evaluation. The position interfaces with the Client, Project Director, Senior Contract Manager, Construction Director, Resident Engineers, and functionally manages the Project Control Engineers and has an oversight of all scheduling activities.


  • Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to project for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.

  • Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.

  • Manages a team of Project Control Engineers/Specialists who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast the project schedule, as well as performance against an established schedule with critical milestones.

  • Assesses the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.

  • Oversees the development and maintenance of an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.

  • Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel.

  • Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.

  • Recommends and oversees the customization of project control systems to meet specific project requirements.

  • Assists in invoice verification for payment based on cost-loaded schedules, as required.

  • Assists in developing specific project codes of accounts and work breakdown structures, and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions for new work items assigned.

  • Supports/performs integration of scope, cost and schedule within the WBS and ensure mapping is accurate on an on-going basis.

  • Creates statistical reports for management on a recurring or one-of-a-kind basis.

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

  • Implements work processes and procedures as required.



  • Minimum of twenty (20) years in the construction industry

  • Minimum five (5) years in Aviation sector

  • Minimum five (5) years in similar, senior management capacity

  • KSA experience preferred

  • Experience with general construction delivery techniques, leading and driving change activities

  • Expert knowledge and/or experience related to cost management, contract management, project management or procurement.

  • Ability to communicate and integrate in a multidisciplinary, multicultural, and multinational environment.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.


  • BS degree in Engineering or Quantity Surveying.

  • Relevant Professional certification in Project Management is a plus.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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