Planning Engineer M/F


The position is responsible for implementing all the tasks related to planning, scheduling and reporting consistently across the Programme. The role will be required to support the Planning team in implementing all aspects of the planning, scheduling and reporting activities pertaining to the delivery of a large Program for Qatar.

Skills and Competencies

  • Minimum of 8 years post-graduate experience with experience in major infrastructure projects or programs; preference will be given to roads, aviation, structures or rail-related experience
  • Demonstrable track record in the delivery of large multidisciplinary projects
  • Experienced user of Primavera P6, and MS Office
  • Sound knowledge of planning and scheduling of roads and infrastructure projects
  • Sound knowledge of different contract forms, e.g. FIDIC
  • Experience in working on the latest planning tools and techniques
  • Experience in risk management tools and techniques, e.g. Predict
  • Experience of working with consultant or client organizations
  • Sound Knowledge of Extension of Time Claim analysis
  • Experience of working in GCC Countries especially in Qatar
  • A “rounded profile”, comfortable with planning, analysis and managing process (the successful candidate will also be able to mobilize people and teams and by their leadership skills lead teams and secure successful deliverables)
  • Effective in building good working relationships within complex structures, both internally and with various project stakeholders

Main Responsibilities

  • Support the Planning Manager in developing / updating, improving and implementing plans, procedures, standards and systems for all the planning, scheduling and reporting related tasks
  • Coordinate with Supervision Consultant to ensure that the project work breakdown structure is maintained in all the projects
  • Coordinate with Project team and Supervision Consultant to establish Project’s baseline schedule and Progress measurement system consistently throughout the Projects in Programme
  • Coordinate with Project team and Supervision Consultant to ensure that the management reports are properly prepared and accurately reflect the actual and forecast position of projects
  • Develop, update and maintain integrated Program master schedule
  • Analyzing and reporting on Consultant’s and Consultant’s schedules and monthly and weekly reports
  • Ensure that the approved Baseline Schedule is followed by all the entities involved and the Projects completed within the budgeted time and cost
  • Effectively monitor and analyze the progress, identify trends and recommend corrective actions
  • Identification of potential grey areas and a warning signal to the Projects team
  • Prepare reports to the senior management within Ashghal pertaining to schedules
  • To monitor and measure the performance of the Supervision Consultant’s planning team in properly ensuring the planning aspects of projects

Qualifications & Criteria

  • University degree from a recognized university in Engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken
  • Driver’s Licence

Desirable requirements

  • Masters degree in a relevant field
  • Certificate in using Primavera
  • Arabic language skills
  • Experience of working in Qatar or the Gulf region
  • Position localization

Candidate criteria

  • A minimum level of education required
  • 6-Engineer’s degree
  • A minimum level of experience required
  • 6-10 years


  • Arabic (5- Proficiency)
  • English (5- Proficiency)

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