Lead Planner

Doha, Qatar

Job Reference 1244477

Location Doha, Qatar

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Gas

Function Planning / Scheduling

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 11, 2024

•            Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Business related subject or equivalent experience.
Knowledge and/or Experience          
•            Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a major project environment within the oil and gas industry, with exposure in planning, cost and risk management including project controls, cost and schedule development. Experience of working with National Oil Companies or International Oil Companies will be an advantage.

Job Purpose

•            The Lead Planner for the Business Support Team is responsible for the integration of Project Onshore Project EPC schedules and all aspects of Progress Measurement, monitoring, verification, reporting and analysis.  This includes day-to-day activities for the development, maintaining, monitoring, controlling and integrating of the overall EPC schedule including putting in place the EPC progress measurement system, monitoring, verification, reporting and analysis.

Key Accountabilities
(Duties include but not limited to)
              •            Provides overall project schedule, progress measurement, and change management expertise to the project Onshore Project.
•            Reviews EPC Contractor’s project control procedures (home office and field control procedures) to ensure that Company’s requirements are met.
•            Reviews project changes to evaluate detail schedule impact; responsible for quantifying and incorporating the effect and impact of approved changes in the overall schedule for stewardship purposes.
•            Advises Project Controls Head and NFE Project Leadership Team of any potential schedule issues and when necessary, provides guidance on, corrective action and measures to mitigate any adverse trends.
•            Reviews and checks EPC Contractor’s progress reports for accuracy of progress measurement.  Verifies, reviews and endorses claimed progress reported by EPC Contractor.
•            Reviews and endorses schedule and progress Baselines, Recovery Plans  and forecasts prepared by EPC Contractor.
•            Analyzes schedule and progress trends reported by EPC Contractor.
•            Supports PMT with ongoing project schedule and progress analysis, reporting and forecasting activities. Periodically updates project Onshore Level 1 schedule to incorporate schedule updates from  various EPC packages.
•            Develops and maintains overall project schedules and ensuring that these products reflect the approved project design/execution scope. Periodically monitors interfaces that are common to multiple EPC packages and liaise with project teams to mitigate any adverse trends.
•            Responds to ad hoc requests from PMT related to Scheduling and Reporting, including development of progress metrics, and/or key performance indicators.
•            Ensure PMT and Contractors are working towards the correct priorities and schedules have clear Critical Path & Sub Critical Paths to allow for timely sequenced start-up of the facilities as defined in the project  Management Control Schedule. 
•            Reviews productivity frequently to ensure Contractor can achieve the plan and advises when slippages are seen in Productivity Factor (PF) or Schedule Performance Index (SPI).
•            Performs analysis on project data including schedule analysis, productivity analysis, variance analysis on progress, manpower, and commodities, analyze site work front requirement for engineering deliverables, required-on-site and need dates for procured materials.
•            Develops various dashboards and analysis for Onshore management and Shareholders that includes multi-dimensional analysis on project quantities, progress, manhours, productivity that supports key decision-making for the Onshore management.
•            Prepares What-If scenarios, analyzes progress trends across all Onshore EPC projects and evaluates impact to project completion.


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