Senior Planning Manager

at Al-Futtaim
Published February 7, 2023
Expires April 8, 2023
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Other  
Job Type Full-time  


Senior Planning Manager

Location: Dubai, AE


Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC


Job Requisition ID: 152564


Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.


By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day


Overview of the role:


To provide support to the Business and Project Management teams (depending on nature and size of project).


Functionally reporting to Snr Planning Manager/Planning Director.




What you will do:


Responsible for:


Day to Day Operations


Assist in the analysis of tender information and preparation of tender programmes

Assist in the preparation of master/ contract programmes

Analyse Labour Resource and Plant

Analyse and evaluate construction methods and techniques

Assist in the preparation of prelims

Prepare procurement and information schedules

Comment on logistics and methods of working

Identify complex construction and associated risk/opportunities

Assist in resolving the problems

Assist in assessing project progress positions & production of weekly progress reports





Safety, Quality & Environment


Ensure that all relevant safety, quality and environmental procedures, instructions and controls are adhered to so that the safety, quality of services and environmental compliance can be guaranteed within AFC



Job Context:


Define organizational policy and other factors that have a critical impact on the job.




Required Skills to be successful:


Behavioural Competencies:


Delighting our customers

Working across boundaries

Managing Complexity

Influencing Others

Taking Initiative

Driving for Results

Engaging Leadership

Developing Talent

Situational Adaptability

Demonstrating Self-Awareness



​​​​​​​What equips you for the role:


Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:


Excellent understanding of infrastructure/construction, enterprise, innovation and business growth issue

Good knowledge of local legislation

Proficient in the use of Primavera planning software and have extensive experience of using it in a commercial environment

Knowledge of principles and techniques of the planning profession and development process.

Knowledge of personnel management, including supervision, training and performance evaluation

Preferably Licensed Engineer

Minimum Experience:


Have a minimum of 3 to 5 years project planning role and or technical experience and have a minimum 2 years’ experience PQE with intermediate level qualifications

Experience of supporting a business contract and/or providing support to a professional function



About Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate

The real estate development and operations arm of Al-Futtaim, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is responsible for a multi-billion-dollar portfolio across MENA. With high-quality residential, business, retail, tourism, educational and healthcare developments, the master developer caters to the diverse needs of cities and communities in the region. From origination, conception, development, sales, procurement and construction of mega-projects and the leasing, operation and management of these projects after completion, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE) has been developing and managing owned landbanks, unlocking the economic potential of the region and contributing to future development for more than 40 years.

Our focus is to enable and invest in meaningful relationships to make our properties the best places to live and work, build additional products and services and enable partnerships to create true value to our customers throughout their entire experience with us.

AFGRE is responsible for master planning of all projects in its portfolio, including two large scale mixed use destinations: Dubai Festival City and Cairo Festival City.



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