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Ghafari Senior Planning Engineer in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia



  • Prepare overall programme plan and baseline schedule with minimal inputs

  • Review the contractor’s baseline programme to ensure its compatibility with project plan

  • Monitor contractor’s progress & provide advice on corrective actions

  • Establish project reporting procedures and develop project dashboard templates for the project.

  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports of project performance, prepare and maintain project dashboards.

  • Review and conduct delay analysis of EOT claims submitted by the contractor and assist the Contracts manager in preparing necessary determination.

  • Assess the impact of changes/variations proposed by the client and provide a detailed report.

  • Manage the planning functions independently with minimal supervision


  • BSc/ B-Tech in Engineering

  • Minimum 15 years’ experience and past 3 years’ experience in similar role

  • Well versed in Delay analysis and methods of analysis recommended by AACE & SCL

  • Experience in a similar role in industrial, aviation, or complex building projects

  • Well versed in P6 &Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to make presentations to client and manage client expectations.

  • PMP or/and PSP would be an added advantage

  • Knowledge & experience in delay analysis of complex claims is essential for this role.

  • Excellent communication skills


Since 1982, Ghafari Associates has taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets including: aviation, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, hospitality, K-12 and higher education. As a global team of engineers, architects, process designers, and consultants we blend insight with technological innovation helping clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Continuously rated a Top Workplace to Work ( , Crain’s Cool Place to Work ( , and a Best and Brightest ( company to work for in the US, Ghafari has made a name for itself through our culture, employee benefits, and portfolio of projects ( .

Over a quarter of Ghafari employees have diverse identities that are championed by our growing approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We provide flexible work environments allowing team members a schedule that benefits them, whether it is fully remote, hybrid or an in-office experience.

Through career mapping, Ghafari employees are encouraged to seek licensure, coached for knowledge growth, and provided opportunities for management and mentorship roles if interested. Our robust internship program recognizes undergraduate and graduate students from across the world, having an over 90% success rate of hiring our interns after graduation.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects all around the world. Ghafari’s global reach creates an environment where individuals can build professional relationships while building sustainable and cutting-edge facilities. Are you ready to take that leap? Apply now! (

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Job ID 2022-2019

Job Location SA-Jeddah

Category Engineering