• Contract
  • Full Time
  • Nigeria




Purpose: Provide Planning expertise in order to deliver the full benefits of managing schedule for a successful delivery of the project as per the Final Investment Decision (FID) promise.


Responsibilities can be summarized as follows:

  • To contribute to delivery and maintenance of standard, consistent and realistic project plans reflecting the assessed risk parameters for the project.
  • Deliver and maintain consistent and realistic plans and control structures for the project. Understand the list of plans required to execute the assigned project sub-elements and their interface to other sub-elements. Develop the activities, logic, resources and progress for the assigned project sub-elements, leading to the creation of the baseline schedule and its subsequent maintenance utilizing EPC Contractor’s schedule.
  • Develop, implement and comply with the planning and progress monitoring procedures.
  • Conduct the schedule monthly progress update, forecast, critical path and trend analyses for assigned elements, including any impact from interface areas. Implement and maintain the status reports. Provide regular and comprehensive schedule status reports as part of Project Services (PS) reporting.
  • Assess and incorporate the impact of approved changes and any deviations from the key project targets and milestones, including productivity monitoring and identification of alternate approaches to optimize the plan(s).
  • Liaise with and challenge Project team & Contractor’s personnel to ensure proper understanding of the key schedule sensitivities and drivers.
  • Develop contract key dates, milestones and plan dates that align with the overall project schedule. Participate in evaluating Contract schedules and reviewing contractor plans to support contract baseline development. Develop contract sections for planning and progress reporting. Review and verify contractors reported progress and ensure that this is reflected in the project schedule.
  • Contribute to the translation of the project’s risk profile into the probabilistic risk model and understand the output, including the key risk drivers for the possible range of schedule completion dates. Track the criticality of the main paths to completion and float consumption.
  • Implement and utilize the client’s standard tools and processes.
  • Support the set up and implementation of robust AWP processes are in place and monitored effectively.
  • Provide input data for and participate in benchmarking activities.
  • Contribute to close-out data to enable knowledge retention (lessons learned, project data compilation) at completion of work.



  • This is a mega-project.
  • Multiple stakeholders including client’s JV Partners, EPC consortia, Project Team and Government Agencies.
  • Direct Report: None though job requires heavy interface with Contractor’s Planners and team members.
  • Responsibility for support of development and monitoring of Project Schedule mainly for an EPC Lump Sum contract at various locations.

Job Requirement

  • Minimum B.S Degree in Engineering, preferred Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering
  • 10+ years of relevant project services experience as a Planning or Project Services Leading role.
  • 5 + years of experience in project services, planning of mega-project in Execute phase.
  • Experience in Oil & Gas projects with demonstrable understanding of the design-fabrication-construction interfaces.
  • Worked on at least a mega project for at least 2(two) years.
  • Proven communication skills.
  • Skilled Primavera user.
  • Fluent in English both orally and written.

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