Lead Planner

Doha, Qatar

Job Reference 1242854

Location Doha, Qatar

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Gas

Function Planning / Scheduling

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 6, 2024

Airswift are a Global Manpower Provider specialising in the Energy, Infrastructure & IT sectors. Present in more than 70 countries around the world, our reach, and capabilities in the markets we service is unparalleled in the industry.

We are working with a Major Oil & Gas operator to source a Lead Planner. This is a long-term contract role. Please see details below.

Title: Lead Planner
Start Date: ASAP (typically within 1 month notice)
Location: Qatar Site/ Doha HQ
Working Schedule: 6 days per week / 10 hours per day

--Experience Required—
Job Purpose
•    Oversight, monitoring and verification of contractor’s schedule, schedule performance, progress measurement and reporting.
•    Develop KPIs by deciphering valuable information from contractor’s deliverables to aid decision making.

Key Job Accountabilities
•    Provide overall project schedule, progress measurement, and change management expertise to the Major Project Inlet/Offsites Area of the EPC-1 Project. Responsible for overseeing contractor’s area schedule, KPI’s, interfaces and weekly and monthly reporting and advises any potential schedule issues and provides guidance on corrective actions and measures to mitigate any adverse trends.
•    Regular progress monitoring by liaising with site construction management team and contractors’ teams in all construction areas. Development of KPIs by using construction data for efficient tracking of all site construction activities. Analyze schedule and progress trends reported by EPC Contractor.
•    Respond to ad-hoc analysis requests related to schedule, progress, KPIs and reports. Facilitate periodic meetings with contractors to review schedule and progress and report to EPC-1 Head of Planning
•    Review contractor’s construction productivity, manpower, quantities on a weekly basis and produce KPIs for PMT review. Adhere to client project procedures and periodically review and improve. Liaise regularly with the procurement team to monitor alignment with the expediting report and construction schedule.
•    Review EPC Contractor’s progress reports; verify and endorse claimed progress. Review and endorse schedule and progress baselines and forecasts prepared by EPC Contractor. Review EPC Contractor’s project control procedures (home office and field control procedures) to ensure that Company’s requirements are being met.
•    Maintain and ensure regular update of a handover-focused dashboard for Major Project Inlet/Offsites Area of the EPC-1. 

--Minimum Requirements-
•    Bachelors degree in engineering or construction alternatively relevant experience in oil and gas industry. 

Knowledge and Key Skills
•    Minimum of 10 years of major EPC project experience within the Oil and Gas Industry.
•    Good knowledge of LNG construction and commissioning.
•    Experience in Primavera P6 scheduling tools and advanced excel.
•    Knowledge of working with large construction data to produce KPI’s.
•    Expert knowledge of developing schedules; understanding of baseline, actual and forecast plans and progress data.
•    Knowledge of WBS and rules of credit for progress measurement in all phases of project.
•    Team player, flexible and experienced of working in a diverse team environment.
•    Highly numerate and effective in challenging contractor’s data.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advertisement with your CV with contact details.

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