Qatar Steel - Project Lead Electrical – IMP

Job Description


  • Position Title: Project Lead – Electrical
  • Reports to: Head of Section – Engineering
  • Division: Technical
  • Department: Engineering & CWS


  • Lead all Electrical, Instrumentation, Fire Alarm, and Automation CAPEX / OPEX Projects from feasibility study to successful completion.
  • Review project specifications, designs, and drawings related to Electrical, Instrumentation, Fire Alarm, and Automation installations of EPC projects.
  • Prepare design, scope, and technical specifications for tendering of Plant modification projects/improvement projects related to electrical and instrumentation.
  • Supervise, schedule, and ensure quality control for the safe execution of CAPEX jobs and validate invoices.


  • Number of Staff Supervised:
    • Direct Reports: 0
    • Total Reports: 0 – Contract Teams of different sizes

4. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Project Management:

  • Analyze and review plant modification projects / improvement projects proposed by user departments to optimize costs and fulfill operational needs.
  • Lead all Electrical-related projects and support/contribute to larger projects, ensuring delivery within the budgeted cost and standards.
  • Identify and recommend equipment/systems for procurement, provide technical specifications, perform technical evaluations, and recommend suppliers.
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with other departments on engineering activities.
  • Prepare project status reports, regularly monitor budgets, contractor’s schedule, and allocate project resources appropriately.
  • Adhere to site construction, QA/QC & HSE procedures effectively by vendors according to procedures, electrical drawings, P&I Diagrams, Standards & Specifications.
  • Inspect systems, erection of equipment, and witness all tests on-site or at vendors’ places, where required, and approve them.
  • Hand over the project to the user department with closeout of all punch points, receipt of all deliverables per contract from the vendor, and validate invoices.
  • Prepare and propose annual budget figures for management approval, update all procedures, and coordinate during internal and external audit processes.
  • Adhere to all departmental procedures for an effective workflow.
  • Attend Company Safety patrol, near miss reporting, and job safety implementation to comply with all HSE requirements.

Strategic Contribution:

  • Ensure effective follow-up of the divisional strategy into sectional business plans for vertical alignment and horizontal integration with other interfacing strategies.
  • Direct the development of the Qatarization strategy to attract, develop, retain Qatari Nationals and establish a qualified talent pool, supporting Qatarization targets.

Budgeting and Financial Planning:

  • Prepare and recommend the Capital budget, monitor financial performance versus the budget, and ensure all Project activities are conducted in line with approved guidelines.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:

  • Ensure effective implementation of policies, procedures, and controls covering all areas of assigned Electrical Engineering activity.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Lead the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement and sustainability of systems, processes, and practices considering global standards, productivity improvement, and cost reduction.


  • Ensure that all Project reports are prepared timely and accurately, meeting Qatar Steel’s requirements, policies, and quality standards.

Quality, Health, Safety & Environment:

  • Comply with all relevant safety, quality, and environmental management policies, procedures, and controls to ensure a healthy and safe work environment.

Related Assignments:

  • Perform other related duties or assignments as advised by the Head of Section – Engineering Section.


  • Qatar Steel operations section
  • Qatar Steel management
  • All departments within Qatar Steel


  • Suppliers / Contractors
  • External audits
  • Statutory Approval Bodies


  • The job holder is required to foresee and meet current and potential challenges presented by the operational and staff growth in creating and implementing effective Project Management strategy.
  • Key decisions having a significant impact on operations are referred to the Head of Section – Engineering for approval before implementation.
  • The job holder exercises financial authority as per the level established by Qatar Steel’s Head of Section – Engineering.

7. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS: Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering / Electrical & Electronics Engineering, or equivalent from a reputable university.

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in Engineering & Projects at a senior level.
  • In-depth skills and knowledge in Electrical and Instrumentation engineering and thorough knowledge of the complete production process.
  • Manufacturing/Steel industry experience is preferred.

Job-Specific Skills (Generic / Technical):

  • Proficiency in English
  • Deep understanding of operations in the manufacturing business and related industry.
  • Advanced leadership skills and ability to manage personnel in a multi-cultural work environment.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent relationship-building and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent decision-making & problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.


  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Work Ethics and Values
  • Teamwork
  • Concern for Safety


  • Quality Focus
  • Problem Solving
  • Managing Resources

Job Specification

Employment TermsDescription
SalaryApprox 21,000/- QAR
Place of EmploymentQatar
Period of Contract2 years contract
Working Hours/Day8 hours/day
AccommodationAccommodation Allowance included in salary
TransportationProvided by the Company
Employment Visa & Emirates IDProvided by the Company
Annual Paid Leave2 months leave after completing 2 years
All Other Employee BenefitsAs per the Qatar Law

About Qatar Steel:

Qatar Steel stands as a prominent leader in the GCC steel industry, established in 1974 as the first integrated steel plant in the Arabian Gulf. Since 2003, it has operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Industries Qatar.

Located in Messaieed Industrial City, Qatar Steel’s state-of-the-art facilities include a Midrex process-based DRI/HBI combo mega module, electric arc furnaces, continuous casting plant, and modern rolling mills. These advancements are part of ongoing initiatives to enhance production capacity and global influence.

The plant, spanning 707,000 square meters with an additional 375,000 square meters for future growth, symbolizes Qatar Steel’s commitment to innovation and expansion. With a dedicated workforce of over 2,000, the company plays a vital role in research, engineering, manufacturing, and product distribution across the GCC region and globally. Qatar Steel continues to shape the steel industry with a vision for a dynamic and sustainable future.

Instructional Note for Job Applicants

Thank you for your interest in applying for a position with our company. Before you proceed with the application process, please take note of the following prerequisites:

  1. Urgent Hiring: This is an urgent hiring process, and we are actively looking to fill the positions as soon as possible. Therefore, we request you to complete the application process promptly to be considered for the position.

  2. Zero Recruitment Cost: Please note that this is a completely free recruitment process with no associated expenses or costs involved. We are committed to ensuring a transparent and accessible hiring and onboarding experience for all candidates.

  3. Required Documents:

    • Updated CV: Please ensure that you have an updated and comprehensive CV ready to upload during the application process.
    • Valid Passport: You will need a valid passport with scanned copies of pages 1 and 2. Please ensure that the scanned copies are clear and legible.
    • Passport Size Picture: Prepare a recent passport-sized picture with a white background. The picture should clearly show your face.
    • Highest Education Certificate/Degree: Scan and upload a copy of your highest education certificate or degree.
    • Relevant Experience Certificates

Please ensure that you have these documents and information readily available before starting the application process. Having all the required materials prepared will help streamline the application and assessment process.

We appreciate your attention to these prerequisites and look forward to receiving your application. Should you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.