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Planning Manager - Rail - Cairo

Our client is an international consultancy, they have a requirement for a highly experienced Transportation Planner with extensive railways projects experience to join their team on a large rail project in Cairo. The candidate placed in this position will be responsible for managing multi-modal transportation planning projects and is responsible for all transportation planning activities, including master plans, traffic, forecasts, surveys, feasibility studies, business cases and FEED for all transport sectors globally for our client; Rail, Heavy Rail, Metro, Light rail, HSR, Airports, and Martime ports.


- Establish and manage the transportation planning department targets included in the transportation sector business plan

- Lead the design activities for the Transportation Planning projects covering all mode including traffic forecasts and operations

- Guide the development of transport operations studies, including station location studies, intermodal studies and highway studies

- Provide input on the transportation planning department capacity and capability to deliver projects, outsourcing needs, expert knowledge and manhour estimates during the proposal development stage

- Recommend and engage specialty suppliers for the transportation planning department as required

- Assign transportation planning experts and engineers to projects in geographies in co-ordination with geography managers

- Oversee design development of the transportation planning teams in Bangalore design centre during conceptual stages ( master plan, feasibility study and FEED)

- Provide technical advice to project manager and design teams during all design stages including design development, design review, design coordination, value engineering and design validation as required

- Review deliverables prepared by the transportation planning department and ensure correct implementation of quality control measures

- Ensure consistency and high performance of the transportation planing departments

- Develop manpower plan for the transportation planning departments and submit to the director for review

- Ensure all new planners in the transportation planning department are inducted and trained on our clients methodologies, design standards and quality procedures



- 15+ years experience in engineering and transport planning

- Strong track record in managing large and complex multi-modal transportation planning projects

- General experience in coordinating with other engineering disciplines typically involve in transportation planning projects

- Bachelor's degree in engineering

- Masters degree in transport planning or engineering is preferred

- Strong project management skills

- In depth knowledge of the transportation planning industry

- Sound knowledge of transportation planning regulations and design requirements

Up to AED 50k per month

Planning Manager - Rail - Cairo

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Published on 12 Mar 2019