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Req #: R114194


  • QA - Doha

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

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 Planning Manager 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).   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.     

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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 and 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 10 years of experience, 2 years in a similar capacity/responsibility, strong leadership skills, infrastructure experience is a must require 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.


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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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