Senior Planning Engineer at Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited (SCNL)

Saipem is a global leader in the Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Installation Businesses, with a strong inclination towards oil & gas-related activities in remote areas. We excel in the provisioning of engineering, procurement, project management and construction services, with distinctive skills and capabilities in the design and execution of large-scale offshore and onshore projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Planning Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria (On-site)
Job type: Full-time
Level: Mid-Senior

About the Job

  • Establish and effectively manage the planning as well as progress control system to support the Project Manager’s decision-making process and allow him to complete the project according to the internal baselines and in compliance with the contractual dates and requirements.
  • Ensure any deviation from plan is promptly spotted and analyzed, final time impact is estimated, and the effect of corrective actions taken is monitored.
  • Create a schedule awareness atmosphere among all project participants..


  • Ensure the development of the project schedule according to the commercial needs. Verify feasibility and criticality
  • Participate in the commercial risk management activities
  • Ensure the implementation of the Planning and Progress Control System required by the contract complexity, riskiness, and duration, in compliance with the Project Breakdown Structure, Company Standards and Contract specifications
  • Interface and coordinate with other Company Functions or Discipline Leaders/ Supervisors and Managers to build up activities, assign milestones and constraints by issuing the logic network
  • Prepare all the reference baseline documents, and ensure that the project’s planning and scheduling requirements are properly and clearly communicated to those functionally responsible for executing the work
  • Issue all the relevant reporting
  • Issue the Planning & Scheduling Procedure, Progress Measurement Procedure and Risk Management Plan for the Project Control Manager verification
  • Coordinate the risk management activities’ startup organizing the first brainstorming and the qualitative / quantitative assessment of the identified risks & opportunities
  • Perform the schedule risk analysis for highly critical projects
  • Ensure the effectiveness of the Planning and Progress Control System, monitoring the progress measurement system and ensuring the proper information flow, progress status and completion forecast are assessed and reported for Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Construction and Commissioning phases
  • Update all Project Schedules, collecting actual data, evaluating forecast dates and monitoring any progress and productivity deviation compared with the baseline schedule, including the corrective actions taken by the PM
  • Maintain the risk management process organizing periodic meetings and verifying the risk owners’ feedbacks
  • Maintain records for all significant events, like contractual claims/obligations, productivity, deliverables, materials status, with extensive use of Company/Partner/Client IT systems and reports
  • Create and maintain the 90 days look-ahead schedule, weekly, monthly. Isolate any adverse trend and warn the PM on time to take corrective actions, issue weekly and monthly project reports (internal and for the Client)
  • Assist the Project Control Manager in the Project Status Report preparation
  • Participate in coordination meetings (internal or with the Client whenever required)
  • Support the Project during the contract changes/claims process providing the time impact analysis
  • Support the Project Control Manager in the preparation of the Project close-out Report and the schedule and productivity feed-back data to Project Control and Commercial Department.


  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or its equivalent is mandatory.
  • Minimum of about 10 years’ relevant experience in the energy industry
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office tools, Primavera P6.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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