Associate Director – Planning

Job Overview

At Mace, our purpose is to redefine the boundaries of ambition. We believe in creating places that are responsible, bringing transformative impact to our people, communities and societies across the globe. To learn more about our purpose, culture and priorities, visit our strategy site.

Within our consult business, we harness our unique combination of leading-edge practical expertise and project delivery consultancy to unlock the potential of every project.

The project:

A mixed-use development in Oman, comprising 19 of neighbourhoods over 1,480 hectares of undeveloped land in a suburb of greater Muscat. It will comprise of mainly residential, retail areas and large areas of public realm.

Our values shape the way we consult and define the people we want to join us on our journey, they are:

Safety first – Going home safe and well.
Client focus – Deliver on our promise.
Integrity – Always do the right thing.
Create opportunity – For our people to excel.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Advises on complex requirements and communicate analysis and corrective measures effectively.
  • Manages planning/scheduling delivery of medium/high complexity projects/programmes.
  • Oversees planning/scheduling, EVM, project controls methodologies.
  • Influences complex requirements and communicates analysis and corrective measures effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with client/s , project team and stakeholders.
  • Creates plans and analyses trends using numerical and statistical techniques.
  • Supports senior management in negotiations, contract development, due diligence & other business development.
  • Leads the planning team and provides leadership and direction through managers/team.
  • Inspires and empower individuals within their portfolio to deliver high quality standards and outputs.
  • Undertakes tasks required to full fill the requirements of the project/assignment.
  • Provides performance management, technical & career development and coaching.
  • Works collaboratively towards the common goal of net zero carbon transition, and share responsibility for the proactive identification and management of the associated carbon emissions and reductions during the delivery of work.

You’ll need to have:

  • Extensive experience in Infrastructure on large-scale projects of city scale or similar.
  • Managing multiple consultants and contractors.
  • A degree qualification in Civil related.

You’ll also have:

  • Membership of RIBA,MICE,CIBSE,CIOB, RICS,CIAT or equivalent demonstrable professional or personal development.
  • Extensive experience in the successful delivery phase of projects and programmes in the infrastructure sector.
  • Deep construction and consultancy expertise.
  • Knowledge of Building Safety legislation, Building standards, construction contracts, professional appointments and Health & Safety legislation.
  • Leadership and management experience of large, diverse teams.
  • Experience of managing relationships with key senior stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of how carbon and sustainability considerations will shape the outlook of the projects you are working on.
  • Degree qualified Civil related.

Mace is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates. Even if you feel you do not fulfil all of the criteria, please apply as you may still be the best candidate for this role or another role within our organisation.