Projects Planning Lead

Job Title: Projects Planning Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Qatar
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-11-14
Reference: BH-119222
Contact Name: Jhoanna Gutierrez
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 14, 2019 21:16

Job Description

A TAX FREE Direct Hire Job Opportunity has just been made available for an experienced Projects Planning Lead (Minor Projects) to be based in Qatar by a leading oil and gas company . 

Job Purpose: 

  • Lead Projects planning team for minor projects.

Job Accountabilities: 

  • Lead and ensure functional aspects of projects planning and scheduling processes delivery, development of technical capability within the team and tool employed.
  • Implement and maintain integrated Projects Planning as per planning and scheduling procedure for minor projects uniformly across all assets.
  • Coordinate projects planning and scheduling team assignments in a matrix organization to support projects Teams to provide the planning deliverables throughout the project lifecycle and to establish and maintain clear communication  with projects management teams.
  • Supervise and ensure the contribution of team to meet objectives and Key result areas. Establish and monitor scheduling team KPI.
  • Provide timely and quality advice to management on accurate progress reports for projects and shutdowns.
  • Ensure effective communication of issues and initiatives to the scheduling team to ensure seamless alignment with customers for projects and shutdowns.
  • Manage schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification, and recovery plan development activities pertaining to Projects and shutdown planning.
  • Ensure development of and approval for control of baseline schedules for projects and steward deviation throughout project life cycle.
  • Provide key schedule input to other teams and ensure appropriate team engagement in processes such as work planning and budget as needed
  • Engage in ad-hoc management assignments requiring analytical skill set and management knowhow
  • Manage day-to-day activities of projects planning and ensures Contractors’ progress measurement and reporting procedures and processes are aligned to requirements.
To qualify, candidate must possess the following:

  • Degree in engineering as a minimum
  • Post-graduation in projects management is an added advantage
  • 20 years total experience of which 10 years in projects planning lead position in Oil & Gas sector 
  • Proficient in Primavera (P6)
  • Proficient in in soft skills (MS office) 
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Analytical skills, interpersonal communication skills are essential

Interested? Apply now and take advantage of this TAX FREE JOB OPPORTUNITY WITH GREAT BENEFITS!