Planning Manager in Doha at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

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Job Description

Ready to take your engineering and management experience to the next level to work on complex construction problems that will have a huge impact on the local community? Parsons is now hiring a Project Control Manager who can lead a team of professionals overseeing every phase of mission critical projects or programs.  

Parsons’ extensive experience in this field, combined with your management and technical experience, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance.  We need our Project Control Managers to be versatile as well as have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills.   In this role you will develop, manage, and/or executes all phases of the project controls effort (planning/scheduling and cost analysis).   Our Project Control Managers typically manage small to medium sized projects. You will utilize widely diversified knowledge of project controls activities, and draws upon extensive experience and exposure t o various types of projects and clients.     

Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to project for the resolution of difficult and complex planning problems. 
Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports. 
Manage, train and mentor a team of Senior Planners to take upon all planning, scheduling, claims management, reporting duties

Establish and implement state of the art program wide planning and claims procedures

Review claims, prepare sound recommendation and present it to the client, support senior planners with a robust schedule analysis using different techniques

Drive and influence a change process, establish performance KPIs, guide multiple prime contractors on multi billion USD projects
Assesses the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages. 
Oversees the development and maintenance of an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.
Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel.
Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.
Creates statistical reports for management on a recurring or one of a kind basis.
Participates in business development efforts by gathering and presenting a variety of background data. 
May be required to make informal or formal presentations.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.  

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management (or related field)
Min 15 years of experience, 5 years in a similar capacity/responsibility, strong leadership skills, infrastructure experience is a must
Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field 
Proficient PC skills including a proficiency in various
Project Controls Software and Microsoft Office Suite
Proven ability to perform in a supervisory capacity
Thorough knowledge of industry practices is required

Outstanding Primavera knowledge

Sound contracts and claims experience

Flexibility and ability to multitask


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


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