SENIOR PLANNING ENGINEER – Parsons , Qatar

Job Description:
You express yourself in a way that moves people to connect with your ideas
One of the secrets to your effective management style is empathy. You connect with people, and that allows you to lead by managing in a way that inspires cooperation and learning. You’re perceived as being open and straightforward, so important in encouraging a harmonious work environment. What’s more, you listen empathetically. Please communicate with us today!
Parsons is now hiring a Senior Planning Engineer for our rapidly expanding portfolio of infrastructure projects.
Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your planning knowledge and engineering techniques will propel your career forward. We need our Senior Planners at this level to apply diverse and intensive proficiency in the use of technical theories, practices, and company policies. In this role you will provide technical direction to a team of urban/environmental planning professionals and technicians on a large project, or on several smaller projects or studies, involving the development of plans for the utilization of land and physical facilities of cities, counties, and metropolitan areas. Our planners are responsible for the technical excellence of the tasks and analyses performed, regulatory compliance, and for on schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations.

Experience
Good oral and written English language, with good report writing, analytical and
computer skills;
Extensive knowledge and experience in project planning, budgeting, cost phasing
and control from the project initiation to close out phases, utilizing computer based
systems (Primavera Project Management ‘P6’ & Primavera Contract Management
‘Expedition’), within the framework of an integrated project services function for the
effective management of a wide range of concurrent projects, to meet the business
plan objectives;
Completed at least one project in same role that is comparable in complexity and size
to the project;
Preferably, fully conversant with the standard forms of Contracts used in Ashghal
projects.
Using latest version of Primavera Project Management (P6) and Primavera Web
Scheduling software for monitoring and reviewing the baselines and updated project
schedules and cost;
Using latest version of Primavera Contract Management (Expedition) as Contract
Document Management software to track Correspondences, Drawings, Submittals,
Material & Equipment Procurement, Daily Reports, Transmittals, Minutes of
Meetings, Bill of Quantities, Proposals, Requests for Inspection, Requests for
Clarification, Change Orders, Invoices, Payment Requisitions and Snag Lists and
linking the Project information in Primavera Contract Management to the Primavera

Enterprise Schedule;
Ensuring the use of standardized forms and reports of Ashghal which are available in
Primavera Contract Management (Expedition);
Coordinating with the Engineer in the review and integration of the schedule into
Ashghal’s database and will guide the Contractor in preparation of the schedule to be
compatible with the integration requirements;
Reviewing contractor’s work program submissions including all narratives and
supporting information, and provides analysis and findings;
Verifying actual progress and comparing actual performances to original plans;
Monitoring, adjusting and updating the cost plan and cash flows accordingly and the
consolidating of these results in monthly reports;
Estimating time element of change orders and submits his analysis to the Engineer
and incorporating within the master schedule after authorization;
Evaluating Contractor’s Extension of Time requests and preparing recommendations
to the Engineer.
General
Must have ability to utilize computer technology to analyze data, maintain records,
analyze financial data and generate reports.
Must have good command of English both written and spoken.

Computer skills are mandatory;
Our fast pace is your fast track to success
Join an energetic workplace where your confident management style will inspire your team to be ready and able to do whatever it takes when there’s a sense of urgency. Our inclusive, welcoming, and diverse culture assures that everyone has opportunities for unlimited growth.
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant Engineering discipline with certification in planning
and scheduling of projects and in using Primavera applications (Primavera Project
Management /P6 and Primavera Contract Management / Expedition) and cost
engineering with minimum 15 years of experience, 7 of which should be in a similar
role with an engineering consultancy, supervisor consultant or project management
consultancy.

Looking to advance? Our Structured Career Path can help you get there!
When you succeed, we succeed. And so to help advance your career, we offer a tailored career advancement plan to align with your goals. You’ll gain training, mentoring, counseling and more to strengthen every facet of your managerial skills today while preparing for tomorrow’s goals. We offer these “perks” to our diverse staff because we want you to stay and grow with us. We’re committed to bringing diversity all the way to the top.

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