Projects Planning Specialist Full-time Job

3 days ago   Project Management   Abu Dhabi   32 views Reference: 36107
Job Details

Projects Planning Specialist is responsible for compling facilities projects by organizing and controlling

project elements and liaise with end users for the identification and implementation of their Facility

requirements in accordance with University's strategic objectives

Projects include minor new construction, fit-out of shell spaces, renovation of existing spaces and major

maintenance of existing building and campus infrastructure

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Operational Responsibilities

• Assist in development of project scope of work, budget and time line

• Coordinate Facilities projects with internal and external parties involved, ensuring procedures and

materials comply with specifications and standards.

• Coordinate the design process to ensure the design meets the intended goals of the project

• Organize project inception workshops/meetings with internal and external stakeholders to gather

their requirements.

• Attend pre-construction meetings and review contract bidding documents.

• Review contract plans and specifications to ensure conformance with project requirements.

• Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, and labor to determine project feasibility.

• Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, and other topographical data to plan projects.

• Compute load and grade requirements to determine design specifications.

• Assist in developing blueprints using CAD systems.

• Actively contribute to completion of team goals and assigned tasks; clearly communicate information,

ideas, or instructions verbally and in writing

• Communicate and provide project reports status to the customer and Project Manager

• Coordinate the bid/award activities for construction and design contracts

• Review and analyze change order requests for merit and cost reasonableness

• Oversee work in progress to gauge timeliness and conformance with agreed requirements and

standards, and ensure that KU project quality standards are met.

• Schedule material and equipment purchase and delivery in coordination with the Procurement

Department and other Departments.

• Maintain records related to facilities technical design drawings and specifications, maps, contracts,

inspection reports, project schedules, and other related reports

• Interact with team members to accomplish established goals

• Maintain awareness of project safety concerns and potential violations

• Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and

report breaches or other security risks accordingly

• Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as

and when needed

• Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager

Desired Skills and Experience

Required Qualification

A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Engineering related field.

Required Experience

Expats: A minimum 5 years of relevant experience.

UAE Nationals: A minimum of 0-1 years of relevant experience

Company Description
The UAEs top-ranked university, Khalifa University is leading R&D of real-world solutions and preparing science and engineering graduates to build a better world.