Job Summary: The Sr. Planning Engineer - Contract Management will be responsible, (but not limited to), for reviewing extension of time impact and claims and where necessary prepare forensic planning and delay/ disruption analysis to determine the cause and effect. To assist with dispute resolution and claims planning. As Senior Planning Engineer, you will collaborate with Alstom Sub-System Project Managers, Senior Planning Engineers and other departments for delay analysis and claims
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Keenly analyse project baseline and construction schedules, liaising with Project team heads and with works package contractors to ensure all programmes are consistent with the project schedule.
Analyse and Demonstrate of entitlement to EoT occurring as a result of delay/ disruption/ loss of efficiency. Production rate analysis and work cycle analysis to demonstrate entitlement to EoT, drafting of claim.
Defining the notification requirements under the contract for EoT and setting up a standardised system to ensure compliance.
Preparation in anticipation to counter claims and advice regarding retrospective analysis for EOTs, prolongation costs, disruption, programme critiques and delay analysis critiques.
Responsible for choosing appropriate methods and perform prospective and retrospective delay analysis and disruption analysis.
Provide assistance and advice in the management of known current and future potential claims and disputes.
Work with project teams, which include planners, contracts and technical team, to collect together the correct information in preparation of claims/ counter claims.
Project based tasks to include detailed analysis, quantification of delay and damages and strategy formation.
Demonstration of critical paths impacts & consequent disruption.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidates should possess strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills
Strong skills using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Knowledge of handling Aconex will be added advantage
Flexibility & demonstrable creative problem solving skills
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as key member of the team
Experience of working in the Middle East region and middle east contracts conditions is desirable
Experience in Legal proceedings (arbitration, adjudication, etc..).
Experience in Schedule Impact Analysis methods and Claims.
Have experience in construction scheduling, delay and disruption analysis.
Knowledge in Primavera P6 and also should have knowledge of claims digger/ Schedule comparisons software.
Should possess experience in claims planning / scheduling type role.
Should have previous experience in delivering delay analysis including schedule analysis and report writing
Excellent written and spoken English skills are essential
Alstom is a French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signalling and locomotives, with products including the AGV, TGV, Eurostar, and Pendolino high-speed trains, in addition to suburban, regional and metro trains, and Citadis trams.