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Planning Director / Senior Planning Manager

Job Description

About the Role

As the Planning Director / Senior Planning Manager, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our energy project. You will be responsible for overseeing the planning and scheduling functions, ensuring efficient project delivery, and managing our team of planners. Your ability to interface with clients, navigate the political landscape, and provide strategic leadership will be instrumental in driving the success of this project.

About the Client

Our client is a prominent global organization specializing in the development and operation of sustainable infrastructure solutions, with a primary emphasis on renewable energy. Their activities encompass the entire value chain, encompassing everything from project conception and construction to ongoing maintenance.

Their core objective is to assume a leadership role in the worldwide transition toward a low-carbon economy. They are dedicated to infusing technical prowess and innovation into each of their initiatives, striving to create a more sustainable and prosperous world.

With a presence extending across more than 40 countries and achieving our client is resolutely committed to making significant contributions to the economic and social advancement of the communities where they operate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilize your extensive experience (minimum 10 years) at a tier 1 level to provide expert guidance in project planning and execution.
  • Lead and mentor a team of planners, fostering a culture of excellence and ensuring personnel management is at the forefront of your approach.
  • Engage in significant client interactions, demonstrating your political savviness and building strong, lasting relationships.
  • Employ your deep understanding of project controls, cost management, risk assessment, and opportunity identification to maintain project efficiency and profitability.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement strategic planning initiatives.
  • Provide insightful recommendations to executive leadership based on your expertise in project planning and execution.

About You:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience at a tier 1 level in the field of project planning and management.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing large teams of planners, with a strong focus on personnel management.
  • Exceptional client interface skills and a keen understanding of political dynamics in project environments.
  • Proficiency in project controls, cost management, risk assessment, and opportunity identification.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead as an experienced planning director, driving projects to successful completion.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (Master's degree preferred).

What’s on Offer

  • An opportunity to be at the forefront of a transformative $5 billion energy project.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Career growth and development opportunities.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment.
  • The chance to make a lasting impact on the energy industry.

How to Apply

If you are a seasoned planning professional with a proven track record of success and are excited about the prospect of leading a key role in a groundbreaking energy project, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications to