Senior Project Planner

Company: Full Time Worley
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: March 14, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Primary Roles And Responsibilities

  • Schedule implementation and analysis of earned value measurement method appropriate for project and disciplines/work-packs (engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and commissioning).
  • Maintain alignment between Planning and Costing via the Project Breakdown Code defined in Worley WPMP and EMS procedures.
  • Construct linked planning network and be able to run forward / backward passes, knows what effects constraints have on schedule calculations, analyse / demonstrate the critical path method.
  • Attend project / client meetings and be able to present, support and explain matters related to the project schedule.
  • Liaise with Project Engineers to ensure proper understanding of the key schedule sensitivities and drivers and ensure application of resource loading and levelling into the project schedules.
  • Review, verify, assess contractors reported progress and ensure that this is reflected in the project schedule.
  • Assess and incorporate the impact of approved changes and any deviations from the key project targets and milestones, including productivity monitoring and identification of alternate approaches to optimise the plan(s).
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of project schedules and resource forecasts for all projects through liaison with project team and relevant Discipline Engineers, Project Engineers/Leaders and Construction Leaders.
  • Ensure that critical path diagrams and electronic analysis of all project plans are maintained, including communication of data to relevant stakeholders to ensure project deliverables are achieved.
  • Develop and maintain high level project plans, ensuring that necessary adjustments are made based on flow of information from key stakeholders to ensure delivery of the Project Manager Schedule/ Construction Management Plan, including the identification of emerging issues and the recommended corrective action plans.
  • Responsible for the production and communication of project progress reports including deliverables (ie: overall project schedules, S-curves, Actual vs Plan, short term look ahead, project actions and critical issues identification).
  • Responsible for the management of data transfer between Cost Control and Planning systems to ensure costs and schedules are captured accurately within all reporting databases.
  • Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of project planning and scheduling systems and reporting methodology consistent with Company and Customer project management platforms.
  • Assist with the Management of Change (MOC) procedures as they pertain to the recording and adjustment of project plans.
  • Ensure that reports and project submissions are generated and appropriately distributed to meet Customer requirements, including the integration of Worley and Customer databases and information management systems.
  • Research and identify technical developments and changes within planning/scheduling tools and practices that will assist with managing project deliverables.
  • To develop realistic solutions to planning projects as identified by Worley and communicate ongoing status and deviation analysis of the work.
  • Deliver and maintain consistent and realistic plans and control structures for the project. Understand the list of plans required to execute the assigned project sub-elements and their interface.
  • Develop, maintain Project Execution schedule and ensure alignment on project assumptions with cost engineering, cost estimation, risk management and project management.
  • Develop contract key and milestones dates which is align with the overall project schedule and ensure the availability and levelling of resources through the project/portfolio.
  • Develop and maintain project resource profiles, including the monitoring of cost currency and time resource profiles in InControl systems.
  • Effective coordination and cooperation between project team members, particularly in regard to cost, planning and document control.
  • Prepare complex engineering and construction schedules for major project proposals and projects in process.
  • Maintaining schedules on a current basis as well as ensuring proper timing, compatibility and competency of supporting schedules;
  • Initiating or preparing reports to management regarding project scheduling;
  • Working closely with project management to improve performance in project planning and execution;
  • Assigning and reviewing work of subordinate scheduling staff

Quality Assurance

  • Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance systems.


  • Responsible for personal safety safe working practices. Understand and follow OH&S procedures
  • Promoting health, safety and environmental awareness.

QualificationsIndustry Specific Experience:

  • Minimum 12 years’ experience in Project Planning roles Oil & Gas Industry.
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in Brown Field Project Planning, with experience in Brown Field O&G related Project Delivery.
  • Experience in engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, systems completion, maintenance and shut-down planning processes, planning tools and project management and control techniques
  • Ability to interpret project controls documentation and prepare planning documents in accordance with Worley and industry standard practices
  • Experience in assisting and guiding Planners.

Education – Qualifications, Accreditation, Training

  • Full-Time Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited university
  • MME (Ministry of Municipality and Environment) engineering accreditation is a mandatory requirement. Candidates not holding this accreditation must be willing to achieve this within the probationary period.
  • Certification by PMI (PMP) and/or AACE or similar accredited project management institute is an advantage.

IT Skills

  • Good knowledge of computer-based cost and planning tools, adept in the use of Excel, Access, Microsoft Office, MS Project or equivalent packages.

HSE Capability

  • Maintain HSE focus with the team to ensure OHSE requirements.
  • Demonstrate behaviour and business practices commensurate with a culture of world’s best health, safety and environmental performance.
  • Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to:
  • personal well-being;
  • healthy and safe workplaces and activities; and
  • Continuously improve Worley health, safety and environmental performance
  • Identify and report work hazards and incidents.

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