• Assistant Planning Engineer

    Job Location(s) UAE-Abu Dhabi
    Posted Date 5 months ago(6/24/2019 6:49 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Project Planning
  • Overview

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    KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration, through conceptualization, to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments.

    For over 50 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm.

    We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm. 

    We are now seeking an exceptional Assistant Planning Engineer to join our award winning team based within our Abu Dhabi Office Office.


    This critical role will be responsible for providing effective planning, controls and scheduling to the Design Division.


    Paramount to success within this varied role will include:

    • Developing, maintaining and updating the project master schedules in conjunction with design team and project leadership.
    • Providing high level resources and workload planning forecasts for the Division.
    • Management of planning, cost and schedule metrics and tools (WBS), collecting performance data (installed quantities, expended labour hours, and other progress measurements for direct & subcontract labour), tracking data (daily cost compilation and monitoring), analyzing and reporting (earned value, productivity and risk analysis).
    • Preparing, implementing, analysing and reporting on KPI's appropriate to the stage of project development.
    • Supporting internal project control processes.
    • Working with the Planning Manager and Design Team to validate scope and sequence of planned activities. Creating activity sequencing as needed using available information from multiple sources.
    • Discussions with supervisors and team members to determine activity status and progress.
    • Creating what-if schedules, recovery plans, and mitigation scenarios as necessary.
    • Coordinating and where requested preparing project procedural plans in line with the requirements of the contract and the KEO PPM.
    • Attending and where required minuting project meetings. Facilitating project progress meetings.
    • Assisting in compilation and coordination of project monthly report, including preparation of project control sections.



    To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will bring a minimum of 5 years career experience in planning or scheduling role with a Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Achitecture.


    KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

    Our generous remuneration packages are bespoke and provide a wide range of additional benefits to support both national and expatriate employees and their families. We take pride in offering long term and dynamic career opportunities and invest in our people through our global learning, development and leadership programs.

    We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.


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