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Junior Planning Engineer

Oil & Gas
Job Type:


Junior Planning Engineer
Suresnes + Missions

Job Profile as a Junior Planning Engineer:
• The Junior Planning Engineer is responsible for the provision of planning functions for Africa relative to Projects and Tenders including baseline set-up, updates, progress reporting and monitoring, forecasting, interfacing with other disciplines.
• The Job Holder may be required to perform any other necessary duties within their experience and capabilities from time to time
• This role profile should be recognised as a general requirement of experience combined with attributes considered advantageous to the successful operation of the company’s activities

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities as a Junior Planning Engineer:
• Run all planning functions on the Project and Tender, in accordance with the client and the companies planning procedures
• Propose project and Tender specific procedures including work breakdown structure and progress measurement methods in accordance with company requirements
• Organise flow of planning and progress information with internal and external sources
• Development and maintenance of the baseline schedule for company’s approval including planned progress s-curves and reporting formats
• Prepare progress reports in a timely fashion including statement of critical paths and deviations against approved baseline
• Prepare forecast schedules based on actual project status and anticipated evolutions
• Prepare specific schedules and what-if simulations
• Ensure that changes are taken into consideration and be pro-active in early identification of deviations and corrective actions
• Keep record of changes made to schedules through various revisions
• Propose reporting or management tool in addition to the planning (convergence plan, roadmap, etc.)

• Operate within the Business Code of Conduct
• Operate according to the company’s Management Principles
• Responsible for planning related issues within the Project and Tender

Key Relationships/ Stakeholders:
• Clients
• Industry partners
• Appropriate professional bodies
• Tendering engineers & manager
• Project engineers & manager
• Project Operations engineers & manager
• Cost controllers & Project control manager
• Fabrication engineers & manager
• Engineering manager
• Supply chain manager
• Document controllers
• Ship Operations Manager
• Project and Tender team members for information collection

Qualifications/Experience as a Junior Planning Engineer:
• Professional qualifications
• Education equally to degree in engineering and administrative discipline
• Software: Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project
• Experience in oil & gas, subsea or general construction preferred.
• Experience on project as planning engineer preferred
• Knowledge in key areas of planning and engineering practice
• Good analysis capability
• Rigour & method
• Independently evaluate, organise and prioritise work for self and others
• Communication
• Understanding of the Offshore Oil and Gas industry

At First Recruitment we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That's why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

This is a superb opportunity for anyone looking to work for a reputable organisation.

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