Construction Management Planner / Manager, Method Technologies, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Hospital Projects

START Date: 
January, 2013

Currently working within Project Management Office that supports a Program and ensure the Primavera and PPM tools are used effectively and pragmatically to enable Program Management and governance. This Program includes Seven Hospital projects amounting 721 Million USD, situated in different cities of Saudi Arabia.



  • Ensure the Program has the right planning tools, templates and work instructions to provide consistent and accurate project plans.
  • Provide planning assurance to check and validate the integrity of the plans and provide rolled up reporting on key milestones and dependencies for program.
  • Ongoing review, update and implementation of changes to the planning strategy, approach, templates, process and work instructions.
  • Engage and build effective relationships with key stakeholders to ensure plans are consistent and provide the accurate data required by the business.
  • Develop and maintain a central view of plans and up to date accurate milestone and dependency and slippage reports and provide support to program managers in managing program level plans.
  • Facilitate planning workshops to ensure all key teams have contributed to the plan, and support the project manager in the development of their plan, checking integrity and logic and critical path.
  • Provide management reporting on progress against milestones at program level and maintaining high level (level 0) plans.
  • Support the maintenance of resource plans and allocation to projects.
  • Identify and centrally manage program dependencies.
  • Provide training, coaching and mentoring to the PPM community on developing plans, work breakdown structures and estimating as well as ongoing management of plans.
  • Flag and escalate non conformances.
  • Monitor performance of Program using progress measurement and Earned Value management systems.
  • Develop and implement plan versus actual progress curves.
  • Evaluate allocation of resources and provide recommendations to maintain required progress.
  • Evaluate critical paths in the project schedules and evaluate alternative schedule options to identify optimum project strategies or resolve problems before and during execution.