Development Planning Specialist – Qatargas Doha , Qatar

Job Purpose
Prepare, develop and lead key activities and deliverables for the early formulation phases of various major upstream projects (identify, assess, select and define), including the development of business cases, technical feasibility and concept selection reports, design basis, contracting strategies and project execution plans. Support studies to develop new business opportunities for Qatargas.
Job Context & Major Challenge(s) – I
Works in an evolving business environment where optimization opportunities are identified on a continuous basis adding additional complexity and workload to the existing project environment.
Works on large-scale capital expenditure projects in a highly dynamic environment that has tight-deadlines, high pressure & visibility requiring “big-picture” thinking, initiative, a measured approach, creativity and engineering judgment in advocating solutions and ability to multi-task.
Works and interfaces with various technical and non-technical functions both within the Qatargas OpCo and with external stakeholders to tackle a variety of tasks in response to evolving business needs and ensure development planning decisions are technically justified, robust and aligned with all Qatargas and stakeholder technical and business requirements.

Key Job Accountabilities – I
Provides expert advice regarding the effective implementation of Development Planning processes, Qatargas Project Management System (QPGMS) and ensures compliance with best practices.
Supports the development of new opportunities and liaises with internal Stakeholders to initiate studies to identify opportunities and interface technical and business knowledge to support broader Qatargas development planning project decisions.
Supports the development of feasibility studies for the screening and prioritization of the opportunities within the development planning portfolio.
Provides in-depth understanding of screening concepts and economics to develop a business case to support recommendations for key decisions and advocate recommended course of action to decision makers and help transition projects to Major Project’s organization.
Supports the preparation of a variety of special technical development planning reports which rely on development planning expertise and analytical tools.

Key Job Accountabilities – II
Liaise with various technical and non-technical functions to ensure concept decisions are technically justified, robust, and aligned with all Qatargas and stakeholder requirements.
Lead the development of the Pre-Gate-2 elements of QGPMS with a focus on fit for purpose deliverables and continuous improvement. Identify and/or screen development opportunity concepts and develop work plans to complete concept select and Gate-2.
Coordinates internal and external studies and engineering work to identify additional information needs and/or readiness to proceed to first investment decision.
Works with available estimating tools and Cost and Schedule estimators to develop screening estimates for a broad range of development concepts.
Prepares and tracks overall work efforts related to development planning projects including schedules and resources with input from responsible parties.

Bachelors of Science Engineering or Business Degree.
Knowledge and/or Experience – I
8 years relevant operator experience relating to major offshore oil and gas development projects, including 5 years relevant experience in development planning and pre-FEED phases of major gas development projects.
Relevant knowledge in development planning, petroleum architecture, project engineering, design, risk assessment, project scoping, execution practices and/or procedures.
Ability to lead and facilitate development planning workshops.

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