Senior Planner

Doha, Qatar

Job Reference 1191486

Location Doha, Qatar

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Planning / Scheduling

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 13, 2023

Job Title: Senior Planner

This is a key role within the client’s office delivering across study, FEED, EPC and PMC scopes of work. Reflecting the market focus for the office in both brownfield and greenfield opportunities, multi-skilled personnel are sought, in particular those with experience in:

- Onshore Oil and Gas
- Offshore Oil and Gas Objective:
  1. The preparation, review and reporting of accurate project schedules and plans in support of the robust control of projects throughout their lifecycle.
  2. Responsible for the development of project schedules and plans, ensuring they are prepared to the required level of detail and accuracy and accordance with contractual requirements and client policies, procedures, and standards. The Principal Planner shall be responsible for identifying areas of best practise and driving continuous improvement within the Planning team.
  3. Supports the management and development of the Planning team, the management of project schedules and plans, and the preparation and filing of project planning documentation.
  4. May act as the focal point for several project scopes. May deliver the role as a standalone position or as part of a team as defined by the requirements of the project organisation.
Responsible for ensuring that:
  1. Project schedules are maintained in accordance with approved contract and project Work Breakdown Structure.
  2. Project plans and schedules are issued in accordance with contract reporting calendar and on an as required basis.
  3. All project schedules are fully logic linked and show the critical path and total float for all.
  4. The project schedule is baselined at the time of approval by the client of funding for the
  5. All project schedules contain resources in accordance with the corporate standards.
  6. Work packs delivery milestones are clearly identified within the project.
  7. A standard set of agreed milestones are maintained within both the schedule and the cost reporting database.
  1. Acts as Planning focal point for specific project scopes.
  2. Review and maintain planning control structures are developed and maintained in alignment with approved project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  3. Review and maintain baseline project plans and schedules using appropriate scheduling.
  4. Monitor and control planning activities through all phases of project lifecycle.
  5. Liaise with engineering, procurement and construction functions, and others as required, including third parties, to maintain awareness of project activities, their status, and their impact on the project schedule and manpower requirements.
  6. Provide copies of project plans and schedules in accordance with project reporting
  7. Provide copies of project progress and performance status reports in accordance with project reporting requirements.
  8. Review and issue updates to project plans and schedules
  9. Review and issue updates to project manpower requirements
  10. Monitor and assess schedule impact of change notifications.
  11. Monitor and review overall project progress status, achievement of major milestones, and evaluate project performance in relation to planned performance.
  12. Attend internal project progress and performance status meetings as required.
  13. Liaise with cost discipline to ensure accurate and timely control and forecasting of man-hour budgets and ensure that the impact of all change requests is properly assessed and included in the schedules.
  14. Participate in schedule risk analysis as required.
  15. Participate and lead Project Controls Compliance and Continuous Improvement Reviews
  16. Play an active role in the mentoring and career development of Planning personnel.

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