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Senior Schedule Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB408372

Senior Schedule Engineer

  • Qatar
  • Closes 19 June
  • 60 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 60
  • Closing date: Wednesday, 19 June 2024


  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, monitoring, reviewing, and reporting the project schedule performance of Onshore Project. This includes preparing the progress measurement system, monitoring, verification, and reporting.
  • Operates in a multi-cultural, multinational environment, which requires professional conduct and proper office protocol.
  • Understand the key project drivers, define roles and responsibilities, develop communication protocols, identify, develop, and implement Project Controls procedures for planning and scheduling / progress measurement system; communicate across the PMT organization to ensure delivery of project within the agreed timeframe.
  • Major challenges are (1) to improve project performance by anticipating issues, avoiding negative situations, and reducing the frequency of poor outcomes and (2) to develop robust planning management practices and to contribute to the consistent delivery of successful projects.

About this role

  • Performs project planning, scheduling, and progress measurement.
  • Reviews Contractor’s planning and scheduling procedures to ensure that Company’s requirements are met.
  • Reviews project changes to evaluate detail schedule impact; responsible for quantifying and incorporating the effect and impact of approved changes in the overall schedule for stewardship purposes.
  • Advises Head of Project Controls of any potential schedule issues and when necessary, provides guidance on corrective action and measures to mitigate any adverse trends.
  • Reviews and checks Contractor’s progress reports for accuracy of progress measurement. Verifies, reviews, and endorses claimed progress reported by Contractor.
  • Reviews and endorses schedule and progress Baselines and forecasts prepared by Contractor.
  • Analyzes schedule and progress trends reported by Contractor.
  • Supports PMT with ongoing project schedule and progress analysis, reporting and forecasting activities. Periodically updates Onshore Level 1 schedule to incorporate schedule updates from Contractor.
  • Develops and maintains overall schedule and ensures that it reflects the approved execution scope. Periodically monitors interfaces with other projects and liaises with project teams to mitigate any adverse trends.
  • Responds to ad hoc requests from PMT related to Scheduling and Reporting, including development of progress metrics, and/or key performance indicators.
  • Ensures PMT and Contractor are working towards the correct priorities and schedules have clear Critical Path and Sub Critical Paths to allow for timely completion of the work.
  • Reviews productivity frequently to ensure Contractor can achieve the plan and advises when slippages are seen in Productivity Factor (PF) or Schedule Performance Index (SPI).


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business-related subject.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in planning and scheduling in a major project environment within the oil and gas industry.
  • Experience of working with National Oil Companies or International Oil Companies / major EPC Contractor will be an advantage.
  • Planning / Scheduling expert using Primavera software (schedule WBS, level 3 / Level 4 project schedule development / integration, resources loading, quantitative schedule risk analysis, etc.).
  • Knowledgeable on EPC progress measurement system (progress reporting, progress calculation, weigh factors, rule of credits, quantity/hour tracking, productivity, etc.).
  • Excellent written and oral English skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong planning, organizational and prioritizing skills.
  • Good computer literacy skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Database application, Power BI).


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 10 Hours / 6 Days
  • Duration:
    • May-2027, renewable
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Chirag Bhatt quoting publication number: PUB408372

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