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Planning Lead

Vacancy number • PUB407442

Planning Lead

  • Qatar
  • Closes April 24
  • 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: Wednesday, April 24, 2024


  • Major Projects Integration is a department within the Projects group that provides leadership, management, stewardship and coordination services to Internal Projects, External Stakeholders, Senior Management and Shareholders.
  • The Planning Lead purpose and responsibility is to provide schedule development, maintenance, monitor and control of confidential and sensitive schedule and cost related data, schedule and planning evaluation / examination, schedule and cost developmental consolidation, cost reporting and analysing, monitoring and formulating cost improvement recommendations.

About this role

  • Maintains effective communication with LNG project teams and departments to resolve issues requiring initiative, flexibility and an ability to influence in order to effectively plan and execute project activities
  • Faultless schedule planning and delivery utilizing multi-range schedule and planning software suites; accountable for collecting schedule and cost data from projects within the Major Projects portfolio, development, maintaining and monitoring delivery of Major Projects Integrated schedule/s and planning tools
  • The ideal candidate must be proficient in Primavera P6 Version 22 and above; hands on experience in integrating multiple Project Level 4 and 3 schedules and producing management level 1 and 0 schedules; accuracy, efficiency, and speed are vital
  • Delivery of clearly communicated presentations articulating schedule and cost delivery, forecasts, progress, deficits, and proposed mitigations; develop timely and concise reporting on governance activities and compliance to ensure effective management of activities through the governance processes and timely escalation of any potential concerns
  • Responsible for quantifying effects and impacts associated with business changes in the overall schedule for stewardship purposes
  • Inform Integration Project Management Team (PMT): Division Leads, Heads, Managers and Senior Project Manager of any potential schedule issues and impacts; provide guidance, corrective action, and measures to mitigate adverse trends
  • Review and check Major Project’s portfolio Contractor’s progress reports for progress measurement accuracy; review and endorse schedule and progress baseline and forecast proposed by project/s; analyses schedule and progress trends reported by projects
  • Support Integration PMT with project/s schedule and cost progress analysis, reporting and forecasting activities; periodically update different levelled schedules to incorporate schedule updates from various projects
  • Periodically monitor interfaces and liaise with project teams to mitigate adverse trends
  • Respond to ad-hoc requests from PMT related to scheduling and reporting including development of progress metrics and key performance indicators
  • Special Projects as needed, to support Governance activities

What you need to bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering or Equivalent Experience
  • Minimum 10 years project executing related experience, 6 years’ experience in a Major Projects environment within the oil and gas industry or similar industry experience in a business support / reporting capacity with significant knowledge of large projects, proven demonstrated ability to proactively resolve issues by developing effective solutions independently
  • Experience of working with National Oil Companies or International Oil Companies will be an advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills
  • Strong planning, organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Exceptional computer literacy skills (Primavera P6, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook, and Power BI (desirable))
  • Hands on working experience in Primavera P6 Version 22 and above
  • Good knowledge of using Primavera Schedule Risk Analysis software for conducting Schedule Risk Analysis Technical skills required to successfully perform the role


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

Anything Else?

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