Senior Planning Engineer

MPH Mauritius - Qatar

Our client, is currently looking for a 'SENIOR PLANNING ENGINEER' for its Project willing to work under the following conditions:

Terms and Conditions

  • Job Title: Senior Planning Engineer
  • Industry: Oil and Gas
  • Location, City/Country: Qatar
  • Languages Required: English
  • Status: Contract
  • Contract Duration: 2 years and renewable
  • Working Schedule: Resident

Experience Requirements:

  • A minimum of 12 years' experience in project planning & control, planning and control of Offshore Oil & Gas major projects in an Oil & Gas company or Consultant/Contractor.
  • Experienced in change management process, including carrying out time impact analysis during all phases of the project.
  • Hands on experience with planning and scheduling software packages, such as Primavera P6, P6 Analytics, Primavera Risk Analysis, MS Project, MS Office and SAP, etc.

Job Role & Responsibilities:

  1. Provide project planning and control services to the project by contributing to the implementation of the system in coordination with the Head Project Control, Project Manager, Project senior staff and relevant stakeholders.
  2. Develop and maintain the Project Master Plan and milestone & detailed schedules, Integrate EPIC & Drilling schedule, perform schedule risk analysis, earned value analysis and schedule delay analysis in coordination with Head Project Control, Project Manager, Project senior staff and relevant stakeholders to meet project goals.
  3. Provide input on project control procedures, such as planning & scheduling, progress reporting, progress measurement, etc. to achieve a successful project control system during the scope of the project.
  4. Support tendering activities (including tender preparation, pre-qualification, bid evaluation and award) for CONCEPT OPTIMISATION, FEED & EPIC contracts in the areas of project planning, scheduling, control and reporting in coordination with Contract Engineers and other Project senior staff.
  5. Review and provide input to contractor's submitted planning package including proposal for progress measurement and reporting in coordination with Head Project Control, Contract Engineers and other Project senior staff.
  6. Monitor and report schedule forecasting and trending of project plans and validate Contractor progress reports and progress certification for invoice validation to support invoice processing and control during the scope of the project.
  7. Communicate and coordinate with the Project Services team, Project Managers & Project team to ensure alignment in the areas of engineering, contract management, cost control, legal, procurement, budget and document control services to achieve project goals during the scope of the project.
  8. Participate in and support PIN Approval, Gate Approval, Project Execution Plan, Risk Management, Change Management, Commissioning and Handover processes/procedures, Claim Management and related activities in order to ensure successful execution and timely completion of the project scope.
  9. Participate in and support processing Variations, Change Requests & Claims.
  10. Contribute in the development and implementation of project HSE and QA/QC processes/procedures and activities in close coordination with project team and in consultation with stakeholders, with the aim of achieving safe and successful execution of the project as per project requirements.
  11. Support Qatari development activities by ensuring that Qatari Nationals receive the proper job training and development, in order to realize the full potential for local talents and maximize contribution to project success.
  12. Participate in and support project closeout for completed projects. Identify areas of opportunity that can result in cost/time savings, complexity reduction and propose solutions to realize these benefits and incorporate Lessons Learnt in database.
  13. Operate within the framework of an integrated Project Services function, established Corporate Management policies, internationally recognized standard Industry Practices, and Contracting procedures.
  14. Responsible for the preparation of project control tender documents associated with the project scope.
  15. Responsible for the execution of the project planning services associated with the project as per agreed project requirements and specifications.
  16. Responsible for the project planning decisions associated with the project scope.

Additional Qualification:

  • Membership of a recognized professional engineering association/institution. PMP certification would be advantageous.

Educational Background:

  • B.Sc. in an Engineering discipline from a recognized University; higher degree would be advantageous.
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