Sr. Planning Engineer


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Wednesday, 19 October 2022

About this role: Sr. Planning Engineer

Brunel is a global provider of flexible
workforce solutions and expertise, connecting specialists with clients across the globe. We deliver
innovative services like Recruitment (people, talent, and training), Logistics
(global mobility and travel), Technical Services (project support and setup)
and Consultancy to our clients both globally and locally.

Brunel is now present in 40+
countries with over 12,000+
specialists, 120+
offices worldwide, and close to €1
billion (Revenue 2021).

  • Develop and maintain Project Master Plans and Schedules for all Project Phases andStage Gates throughout the Project Lifecycle from Initiation to Close-out. Provide planninginput to other Gate deliverables including Project Execution Plan (PEP), Risk ManagementPlan & Risk Register, and Change Management Plan. Plan and Monitor project close-out
    activities, provide input for the finalization of Close-out Report of the project.
  • Perform Project Planning including Scheduling, Monitoring, Forecasting, and ProgressReporting on weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis through various Managementreports. Maintain Project Builder data in SAP to facilitate group reporting and analysis.
  • Provide early warnings and highlight early intervention opportunities through reports andengagement with project teams in order to influence projects outcomes.
  • Maintain and update the Integrated Resource Planning system to plan the requirement ofresources for assigned Projects as per the Master Plans in Primavera.
  • Develop & Incorporate Planning & Scheduling requirements, Progress Measurement, andReporting Instructions for compliance by Bidders in the Tender Documents (Appendicesfor Administration Instructions and Contract Execution Plan - Appendix D & G/H). Providespecific inputs to other Appendices capturing Scope of Work, Payment Terms, LD
    Milestones, Document Review periods
  • Evaluate Technical Proposals of Bidders as a key member of the Technical EvaluationTeam to ensure compliance with the tender requirements in particular performing schedule analysis, reviewing and validating man-hour allocations and resourcehistograms, progress measurement methodology, and compliance to planning andreporting instructions and procedures, with no deviations or exceptions
  • Review, Validate and Endorse Contractor submitted Planning Package includingExecution Programme/Recovery Plans, Resource Plan, and progress measurement andreporting system to ensure that a proper system is in place for effective project control andin compliance with contractual requirements.
  • Monitor Contractor's performance, conduct time and progress variance analysis andReview/ Validate Contractor's progress reports to ensure performance deviation from theagreed plan is determined and reported on timely basis. Highlight areas of concern andsuggest corrective actions/ mitigation measures for implementation by Contractor and
    Project Team. Conduct "what if' and schedule risk analysis when required, to anticipateunforeseen changes to the project and quantify potential impact & mitigation plans.
  • Estimate progress achieved for all assigned Contracts to calculate Value of Work Done atevery month end for the purpose of Service Entry Sheets (SES). Verify reported progressfor all assigned contracts in coordination with all stakeholders. Provide all relevantschedule input and estimated progress phasing for annual Budget/AFE preparation,
    subsequent revisions, and supplementary Budgets. Analyse reasons for progress andschedule variance for providing input to Budget variance report.
  • Determine Time Impact related to scope changes addressed in Change Impact Notes andWork Change Requests (WCR). Review and assess Contractor Extension of Time (EoT)claims using international norms and time impact analysis processes.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of various Project PlanningProcedures and Work Instructions



  • B. Sc. or equivalent in an Engineering Discipline. Preferably Certified PMP or equivalentcertifications/memberships.Experience:
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in planning of projects in Oil & Gas.
  • Preferably minimum 5 years’ experience in National Oil Companies and/or InternationalOil Companies.
  • Experience includes project planning, scheduling & phasing, project control & monitoring,forecasting, trending, risk assessment, variations/claims analysis, progress verification.
  • High level of computer literacy with MS Office and relevant Project Control softwareincluding Primavera. Skills in Primavera Risk Analysis and Power BI are preferable.
  • Work experience in the GCC is desirable
  • Well-developed analytical and reporting skills.

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Your consultant, Namitha Sambhram Aivalli is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Namitha Sambhram Aivalli
Brunel Energy Qatar Doha

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