Projects Planner


About this role

About this role

Our Client, one of the largest Petrochemical Company in Kuwait is currently recruiting for Project Planner based in Kuwait for long term contract. Candidate should be available in Kuwait on Transferable Visa and can join immediately / short notice.


To create and update projects’ plans and schedules (Projects up to $2 MM) from inputs provided by project teams and site conditions on man-power resources, activities, material, services, etc. to ensure safe, effective, and efficient projects execution throughout project life cycle. To leverage the best planning and scheduling practices into the project team activities in order to close gaps and delays in projects. The development and update process shall follow best planning practices.

Key Accountabilities:

Planning Management

  • Manage and gather sufficient technical data and information to prepare schedules for an overview of the activities and durations to ensure execution according to projects’ objectives (Safety, schedule, costs and standard quality).
  • Assess and challenges the notification and follows up on work progress to minimize variation from plan.
  • Reviews requirements of plant shutdowns and turnarounds and discuss details with Project Leaders, Planning Engineers, and PCCs to prepare projects SD schedules, and identify required manpower, material and construction resources.

    Work Orders

  • Reviews, issues, and returns notification and orders for engineering and construction activities.

    Job Plan

  • Undertake the task activities necessary for job plan considering constructability, quality feedback from person doing work, archived plan or template and input from other SME’s as well as field checks in order to ensure all aspects are taken into account and reflected in the update.

    Materials Identification / Requisition

  • Determines and estimate the required man hours, services and materials in consultation with SME’s in order to have a safe executable plan.
  • Prepare the list of materials requirements with clear specifications and request for ordering considering material costs when selecting materials from ”Bill of Material” in order to ensure costs optimization.


  • Identify/solicit safety information and requirements necessary to safely perform tasks.

    System Update

  • Develop plans into SAP/Primavera indicating the required resources, materials, and services in order to ensure their availability.
  • Release the work orders for scheduling purposes to ensure job execution is based on work priority and resources availability.

    Continuous Improvement

  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of project planning systems, processes, and practices taking into account ’international best practice’, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement.

    EH&S Focus

  • Comply with all relevant health, safety, security and environmental management policies, procedures and controls to guarantee employee safety, legislative compliance and a responsible environmental attitude.



Educational Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Diploma in Technical Field Electrical, Instrumentation or Mechanical or relevant field with minimum 8 years of experience in Projects’ Management/Planning.
  • Proficiency in Primavera
  • SAP Knowledge (Planning, PM Module and Materials Module)
  • Resource Identification (Manpower, Material, Equipment, Contractor Services, etc.)
  • Have adequate craft knowledge and skill to accurately estimate labor hours, material
  • requirement and skills needed to complete a job. Must have a demonstrated ability to visualize
  • and communicate the execution of work.
  • Knowledge and practice of planning and scheduling tools like Primavera/ MS project

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Wasim Hassan is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Wasim Hassan
Brunel Energy Kuwait

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