Venture Global LNG (“Venture Global”) is a long-term, low-cost provider of American-produced liquefied natural gas. The company’s Louisiana-based export projects service the global demand for North American natural gas and support the long-term development of clean and reliable North American energy supplies. Using reliable, proven technology in an innovative plant design configuration, Venture Global’s modular, mid-scale plant design will replace traditional designs as it allows for the same efficiency and operational reliability at significantly lower capital cost.

We are seeking a Lead, Planning & Scheduling, to be based in the New Orleans, LA area:

Position Overview:

The Lead, Planning & Scheduling is responsible for overseeing the planning & scheduling processes and functions for our major capital projects. This new position will be based at our project in southeastern Louisiana and report to the Manager, Project Controls.

This position will collaborate with Company leadership and project management to develop and maintain project execution plans and schedules while also providing leadership and oversight of planning & scheduling professionals assigned to the project. In addition, this position will implement robust planning & scheduling processes and procedures that will be able to be replicated across all scopes of work.  

The role will also require effective communication to Project and Executive Management for timely decision making and incorporation of stake holder input. The role will be based at the project site in southeastern Louisiana, with potential for travel to other project locations and contractor offices.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Duties:

  • Development and maintenance of planning & scheduling processes and procedures.
  • Development and maintenance of earned value management processes and procedures.
  • Development and maintenance of internal company plans & schedules.
  • Contribute to reviews of Contractor execution plans & schedules.
  • Provide oversight and leadership to internal Planning & Scheduling team.
  • Set up and maintain reporting and dashboard templates for consistent communication.
  • Employ forensic schedule analysis to support Time Impact or other commercial claims analysis.
  • Operate as administrator of Company Primavera database and maintain governance.
  • Establish Acumen Fuse diagnostic tools, templates and standards.
  • Present and effectively communicate plan & schedule information internally and externally.
  • Develop and maintain graphical summary depictions of execution plan.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 10+ years of relevant planning & scheduling experience in major Oil & Gas engineering and construction projects using Primavera P6.
  • Proficient in Deltek Acumen Fuse software.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Visio skills.
  • Experience with Power BI, SQL or similar relational database management systems preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, with strong critical thinking and attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic with ability to effectively prioritize, meet deadlines, adapt to changing priorities and business needs, and succeed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to efficiently summarize and prioritize information.


Venture Global LNG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


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