Company: Qatar Petroleum
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management
Experience: 9 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Qatar


Department
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Title
SR. SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Primary Purpose of Job
This challenging position calls for an experienced professional Senior Systems Engineer to plan, execute, implement and manage medium to large IT projects/programmes via the identification, tendering, evaluation installation and commissioning of applications/solutions for end-user departments. The incumbent will also monitor, control and report projects progress and prepare projects budgets.

Education
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related Engineering/Business field. • Minimum 9 years of progressive and directly related experience. • Strong Knowledge and experience of software procurement procedures, requirements/systems analysis, tendering procedures, vendor's negotiation, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and Information Security requirements. • Excellent experience in documenting projects deliverables. • Trained and preferably certified as PMP or equivalent. • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office and other office productivity applications such as Microsoft Project and Visio. • Has the ability to leverage Internet/Intranet technologies for the benefit of end-users • Ability to identify, analyse, define, develop plans and implement changes to computer-related systems. • Ability to lead and motivate project team members. • Effective written and oral communication and presentation skills. • Problem solver with strong analytic skills. • Ability to develop and document processes and procedures. • Demonstrates a commitment to quality and continuous improvement. • Operates with little supervision against established project plans.

Experience & Skills
1. Leads and manages simultaneously multiple medium and large size IT projects/programmes to acquire or improve IT systems with a delineated scope of work to be executed within a finite time frame in a medium to high complexity context. 2. Handles and responsible for all aspects of project's and Contract activities including tender and contract's execution from tender preparation, issuance, bidding and evaluation to establishment of contract award for the purchase, implementation, maintenance, upgrade, support and associated services of software, going through mobilization of contractor's team until the completion and hand-over of the procured system through coordination with vendors, users and other ICT Divisions, toward its completion within budget, within approved timelines and according to established/defined quality criterions and standards. 3. Reviews, analyzes and evaluates user requirements, and prepares feasibility/business case reports and technical requirements documents for ICT and end-user Management approvals and authorization to make sure that IT projects are delivered according to QP business needs and approved budget. 4. Compile detailed Scope of Work in accordance with established Contracts and ICT department's policies and procedures, develop a detailed project plan and execution and track progress/plans, changes, risks, budget, assurance and change management arrangements to insure that all project requirements are adequately documented. 5. Designs tender technical evaluation criteria, uses a project team to evaluate bids and recommends solutions to ensure maximum productivity benefits and cost savings to QP. 6. Responsible and manages the installation, user training, commissioning IT purchased systems, and post-implementation reviews by monitoring the usage of the delivered systems through coordination with vendors, users and other ICT Divisions to ensure proper implementation and that they are being used effectively. 7. Establish, involve and maintain relationship with the client, all stakeholders and Senior Management / Steering Committee on managing the assigned projects/programmes; report and escalate to management as needed, communications with present and future stakeholders, coordinate internal resources and 3rd parties/vendors for the flawless execution of the projects/programmes. 8. Participates in preparing the Section annual budget and projects plan in line with QP financial policies and procedures by Identifying IT projects requirements from customers in order to deliver systems in the most cost-effective manner. 9. Creates and develop business processes/procedures (QMS) by correct documentation in order to achieve a standard approach to work practices and technologies. 10. Acts as on the Job Trainer/Coach for Qatari Developees and mentors junior project managers through both formal and informal channels to ensure proper career planning for National and non-National staff.
 

Qatar Petroleum is an integrated national oil company (NOC) responsible for the sustainable development of the oil and gas industry in Qatar and beyond.


Qatar Petroleum’s activities encompass the entire spectrum of the oil and gas value chain locally, regionally, and internationally, and include the exploration, refining, production, marketing and sales of oil and gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), natural gas liquids (NGL), gas to liquids (GTL) products, refined products, petrochemicals, fertilizers, steel and aluminum.
Qatar Petroleum is committed to contribute to a better future by meeting today’s economic needs, while safeguarding our environment and resources for generations to come. Thriving on innovation and excellence, Qatar Petroleum is bound to the highest levels of sustainable human, socio-economic, and environmental development in Qatar and beyond.


For more information, please visit www.qp.com.qa