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Senior Planning & Risk Manager M/F

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Senior Planning & Risk Manager M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

The Senior Planning & Risk Manager is responsible for developing the risk management strategy and procedures for the project, He/She will be managing the assigned project level monitoring, controlling, scheduling activities. He/she will develops the capability and supervises the performance for all program planning ,scheduling, development, analysis, reporting and progress evaluation. 


Job description

  • Creating Baseline cost and resource loaded schedules from first principles using Primavera P6
  • Reporting on the progress of the schedules using reporting practices such as Earned Value techniques
  • Presenting Schedule updates to the management team, and preparing visual presentations of the schedule
  • Presenting solutions to Schedule slippages to the management team
  • Assist the wider project team in Project Management duties – this could be in the form of preparing visual reports or presentations or chasing actions from the wider stakeholders.
  • Assist with the completion of Client Ad-Hoc Requests
  • Coordinate and liaise with strategic partners to incorporate schedule updates to master schedule.
  • Auditing schedule received from strategic partners, within the required time frame to avoid any reporting or schedule discrepancies.
  • Help in establishing business cases timelines, taking into consideration various inputs for client, strategic consultants and advisors.
  • Presenting the schedule in a visually friendly manner and producing necessary diagrams to accommodate the schedule report and updates.
  • Help in drafting Requests for proposals, specifically the time schedule and the schedule reporting requirements.
  • Drafting the time (schedule) management plan, discussion and agreeing with the client, the plan to include schedule levels, coding, schedule general accepted standards.
  • Establish and agree schedule levels and tasks coding and break down.
  • Attend planned and schedule meetings representing the client with various strategic partners
  • Ensure cross functional cooperation and visibility among other departments to ensure alignment on deadline and critical activities.
  • Run sensitivity analysis for various schedule changes, showing the time and cost implications for various changes.
  • Flag any issues or concerns to management to help reducing the probability and impact of any schedule related risks.
  • Develop the Risk Management strategy, plan and procedures for the project.
  • Develop and manage the project risk management register.
  • Comprehensively identifying Risks that might impact on the achievement of the Program Objectives
  • Accurately assessing using both qualitative and quantitative methods the potential impacts of the identified Risks
  • Prioritizing the requirements for Risk response identification
  • Formulating appropriate responses to the identified Risks
  • Quantifying adequate cost and time provisions for post-response residual Risk impacts
  • Controlling the implementation of identified Risk responses
  • Monitoring changes in Risk exposure, identifying new Risks and modifying responses
  • Data gathering to support monthly risk reports; including report preparation
  • Establish Risk Management cadence including recurring meetings and reporting
  • Conduct regular risk workshops with different stakeholders


  • High degree of technical proficiency in implementing risk management procedures on major construction projects.
  • Understanding of key engineering and construction concepts.
  • Technically proficient in one or more risk management tools (i.e. Active Risk Manager, Primavera Risk Analysis, etc).
  • Proficient with quantitative cost and schedule analysis using Monte Carlo simulation techniques
  • Ability to work with diverse stakeholders at all levels in order to negotiate win-win situations
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a highly pressurized and ever-changing work
  • High degree of competency in the use of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  • Experience in mega-project/program in the Middle East
  • Production of consistent project artefacts such as project plans, status reporting and financial reporting
  • Proficient in Primavera software. 

Position location

Job location

Middle-East/North Africa, Saudi Arabia



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years