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Seaway 7 - Renewables Business Unit

Seaway 7, the Renewables Business Unit of Subsea 7, is a uniquely capable and experienced partner for the delivery of offshore wind farm projects as well as specialist heavy lifting and cable installation services. With combined expertise in project management, engineering, procurement, fabrication, heavy lifting and cable installation services, Seaway 7 delivers these services in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including EPCI, T&I and BoP (Balance of Plant), to our clients in the offshore Renewables sector.

Seaway 7 provides services supported by four dedicated specialist vessels, augmented by access to vessels from Subsea 7’s fleet which can provide additional asset support when required. The Heavy Lift Vessels Seaway Strashnov and Seaway Yudin, as well as the industry-leading Cable-Lay Vessels Seaway Aimery and Installation Support Vessel Seaway Moxie are dedicated to Seaway 7.

The combination of Heavy Lifting, Offshore Cable installation and EPCI capabilities and expertise, makes Seaway 7 a uniquely capable partner of choice for the delivery of your offshore projects.

Senior Planning Engineer (m/f/d)

The Senior Planning Engineer is part of the Commercial Department (WIN Team) and is responsible for implementing, managing and maintaining project schedules for multiple engineering and construction projects, from tender phase through the life cycle of the projects. 

Position overview:

  • Responsible for the day to day management of project plans, supervise Planning Engineers
  • Responsible for assuring capacity allocation to internal clients (Operations, Project Management, Tender) as well as maintaining service levels for ad-hoc services
  • Responsible for project planning and scheduling, monitoring, updating and quality review
  • Establish operating policies
  • Provide guidance and consultation for Project Managers 
  • Participate in monthly business reviews to support the Management and Project Managers 
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Lead reporting of schedule performance throughout project life cycle 
  • Ensure the appropriate level of schedule controls are in place to comply with the Delegation of Authority or Internal Controls policies 
  • Assists project team in resolution of issues involving schedule and scope changes and delay events
  • Support common methods and standard reporting format for reports 
  • Conduct post project audits to collect actual data versus estimated data for the purpose of making adjustments to estimating assumptions and processes


Authority / Dimensions:

  • Operate within the Business Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea 7's Management Principles
  • Support standards and procedures for the relevant Function
  • For level of authority see Expenditure and Authorization Specification


Key qualifications/experience:

  • Degree in e.g. Civil Engineering or Business Administration, certified Project Management Professional (PMI) or equivalent has preference
  • Project Control experience of 5 - 10 years in the offshore business, with background project scheduling and/or cost control
  • Fully conversant in English verbally and in writing is a requirement, German as preference
  • Strong computer skills including Primavera, Excel and affiliate software.
  • Proficiency in cost principles and methods including: 
  • ­   Budgeting and Forecasting 
  •    ­Change Management/Risk Assessment 
  •    ­Work Breakdown Structures 
  •    ­Earned Value Systems 
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and effectively manage multiple/changing priorities 
  • Exceptional analytical skills to effectively evaluate project performance 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills