Planning Manager

  Afghanistan Unspecified 557
Date Posted:Mar 3, 2011
Closing Date:Mar 30, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Construction
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Fellgroup:


US based contractor specializing in design-build construction services for the US government, NATO and UN at locations overseas, specifically CENTCOM. Additional services such as business to business consulting, program and project management, and business development support offered to clients worldwide.

Job Summary:

Contractor has recently been awarded multiple contracts for design build construction services for the US Government in Afghanistan. Candidates are sought to join our team of professionals for a successful project.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Planning Manager is responsible for preparation and management of project budgets and schedules for one or multiple design-build facilities projects, typically for the US Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan. Primary duties include the following:
• Preparation of project construction schedule using Primavera software
• Phasing and cost-loading schedules in cooperation with senior company officials
• Exporting schedule files in SDEF format for upload into RMS/QCS software
• Conduct frequent site walkthroughs to predict any activities likely to go over budget or over schedule
• Track project time and cost, highlight all problem activities, and make recommendations to reverse negative trends, make up lost time, redistribute resources, and save cost
• Preparation of professional quality progress reports using Earned Value Management techniques, graphics, and photographic supporting documentation

Job Requirement:

• Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
• Minimum 5 years experience scheduling vertical construction projects greater than $1M and with 100-500 activities
• USACE project experience highly preferred
• Fluent English language and effective communications skills

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