Lead Planner

Vacancy number • PUB408044

Lead Planner

  • Qatar
  • Closes 3 June
  • 60 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • hours per week: 60
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Monday, 3 June 2024


  • Oversight, monitoring and verification of contractor’s schedule, schedule performance, progress measurement and reporting.
  • Develop KPIs by deciphering valuable information from contractor’s deliverables to aid decision making.
  • Understands the key project drivers, defines roles and responsibilities, develops communication protocols, identifies, develops, and implements project planning and scheduling procedures. Coordinates and facilitates all planning sessions and development of plans for Project teams.
  • The prime objective of planning is to improve project performance by anticipating issues, avoiding negative situations, and reducing the frequency of poor outcomes. Embedded robust planning management practices have been shown to contribute to the consistent delivery of successful projects.

About this role

  • Provide overall project schedule, progress measurement, and change management expertise to the Onshore Project Inlet/Offsites Area of the EPC-1 Project. Responsible for overseeing contractor’s area schedule, KPI’s, interfaces and weekly and monthly reporting and advises any potential schedule issues and provides guidance on corrective actions and measures to mitigate any adverse trends.
  • Regular progress monitoring by liaising with site construction management team and contractors’ teams in all construction areas. Development of KPIs by using construction data for efficient tracking of all site construction activities. Analyze schedule and progress trends reported by EPC Contractor.
  • Respond to ad-hoc analysis requests related to schedule, progress, KPIs and reports. Facilitate periodic meetings with contractors to review schedule and progress and report to EPC-1 Head of Planning
  • Review contractor’s construction productivity, manpower, quantities on a weekly basis and produce KPIs for PMT review. Adhere to COMPANY project procedures and periodically review and improve. Liaise regularly with the procurement team to monitor alignment with the expediting report and construction schedule.
  • Review EPC Contractor’s progress reports; verify and endorse claimed progress. Review and endorse schedule and progress baselines and forecasts prepared by EPC Contractor. Review EPC Contractor’s project control procedures (home office and field control procedures) to ensure that Company’s requirements are being met.
  • Maintain and ensure regular update of a handover-focused dashboard for Onshore Project Inlet/Offsites Area of the EPC-1.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction alternatively relevant experience in oil and gas industry.
  • Minimum of 10 years of major EPC project experience within the Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Good knowledge of LNG construction and commissioning.
  • Experience in Primavera P6 scheduling tools and advanced excel.
  • Knowledge of working with large construction data to produce KPI’s.
  • Expert knowledge of developing schedules; understanding of baseline, actual and forecast plans and progress data.
  • Knowledge of WBS and rules of credit for progress measurement in all phases of project.
  • Team player, flexible and experienced of working in a diverse team environment.
  • Highly numerate and effective in challenging contractor’s data.
  • Good organizational, planning and execution skills.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Good Software skills: Primavera P6, Advanced excel.
  • Computer literacy (MS Office, SAP).
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with several organizational levels.
  • Developed coordination and planning skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 10 Hours / 6 Days
  • Duration:
    • 31-December-2027 with possible extension
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact May Ann Panganiban Masaga quoting publication number: PUB408044

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