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Head Project Engineer – Construction

Vacancy number • PUB407470

Head Project Engineer – Construction

  • Qatar
  • Closes April 28
  • 60 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

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

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 60
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, April 28, 2024


  • Works with the Onshore Project Leadership Team to support the delivery of all aspects of the Onshore Facilities to identify, analyze and provide solutions on various project related issues ranging from project execution (e.g. Safety, Progress, Contractor issues) to risk management (e.g. Contractor financial distress) to project communications (e.g. Contractor press releases, site tours for VIPs) to administrative and personnel (e.g. All Team meetings (Townhalls), teambuilding, recruitment, retention, leadership development).
  • Reports directly to Onshore construction Division Manager and works across Engineering, SHES, Business, Interface and Construction to assist in the development of team strategies and recommendations on tactics to implement the strategies and identification and resolution project issues.

About this role

  • Responsible for the development and recommendation of course corrections to project strategies and related tactical decisions to enable the successful delivery of the project.
  • Continuous review of project documentation, staying current on industry trends, Contractors’ execution issues and status and worldwide events to provide guidance to the Leadership Team on possible revisions to the strategies and /or tactics.
  • Reviews and evaluates existing project procedures in view of trends and risks and recommends revisions or develops new procedures to address deviations from agreed strategies. Develops presentations and drafts letters and memos.
  • Serves as the Onshore Construction Division Manager’s “fix-it” envoy to identify and correct issues, within his boundaries of authority, in the project. Provides briefings and intel on the issues and the corrective actions.
  • Supports the project in knowledge / lessons learned management to ensure project knowledge is disseminated timely across the Projects.
  • Champion initiatives within the Project to deliver on the project objectives; safety, quality, cost and schedule.

What you need to bring:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • 10-15 years’ experience with 5 years at the senior project engineering and / or supervision level with overall responsibility for project execution or experience in Joint Ventures, Operated by Others projects and / or experience with Corporate level activities.
  • Broad and extensive knowledge in engineering, safety, quality, construction and commissioning along with general project leadership experience in administration and coordination.
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills.
  • Strong organizational, planning and coordination skills.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Strong technical, analytical and interface skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and experience of project management.


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

Anything Else?

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Your consultant, Namitha Sambhram Aivalli is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number: PUB407470