Planning Section Head

Job Purpose  

To manage scheduling and planning activities of the project as per contract requirements in addition to managing providing strategies & material. To ensure that all project regulations are implemented & analyze the reasons for deviation from the target.

Key Accountabilities and Decision Ownership

  • Supervise the time schedule of the project & prepare the general form of the reports of the planning department
  • Attend periodic meetings, whether at the level of management or at the level of projects.
  • Coordinate with the various departments to ensure the progress of work in accordance with the time schedule to achieve the maximum benefit from (time, cost and resources).
  • Participate in the reports prepared for the top management.
  • Follow up the mechanism for implementing the procurement and supply schedule for projects.
  • Follow-up project problems and shed light on them and find appropriate solutions according to the vision and capabilities of the company.
  • Follow-up and control of the resources (labor, equipment and materials) of the projects according to the time schedules and the resources available in the company.

Core Competencies Level

  • Delivering on Result
  • Accountability
  • Working under pressure

Must Have Technical / Professional Qualifications (Knowledge & Skills)

  • Previous experience in same role in the same industry not less than 10 years.
  • Bachelor of Engineering.
  • Excellent in English.
  • AutoCAD & Primavera 6 knowledge.
  • Analytical thinking & attention to details skills.

Key Performance Indicators

  • 0% delays in scheduling time for the project.
  • Cost Estimation for projects not less than 95%.
  • Setting the weekly target for project managers and following up their achievement at the end of each week

Work Conditions

  • In-doors:70%
  • Out-doors: 30%
  • Work Hazards: Normal
  • Working Days: 5 Working Days
  • Days Off: 2 Days Off
  • Working Hours: 9 – 5

Direct Reports

  • Senior Planning Engineers
  • Planning Engineer

Dotted Reports

  • Site Engineer


  • Internally with: All business Departments
  • External with: Project Owner, Consultant                                                                                            
Function: Cost Control
Employment: Full Time
Location: Egypt

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