PLANNING MANAGER Job in Doha, Qatar at Parsons International Limited

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 Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning 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 project control problems. 

Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports. 

Manages a team of Project Control Engineers/Specialists who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project costs, as well as performance against an established schedule with critical milestones. 

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.

Recommends and oversees the customization of project control systems to meet specific project requirements.

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)

15 minimum years of related experience, including supervisory/managerial experience

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

Incumbent must meet Parsons Project Controls Manager Certification requirements

About Company

Company: Parsons International Limited

Company Location:  Doha, Qatar

Job Category: General Engineering Consultancy

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