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London - Sutton, Paris (Suresnes)

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The Senior Planner shall be part of the Planning department resource pool.

He/she is responsible for implementing, maintaining and follow-up of all planning activities within a project/ tender including interface with other Project Controls roles.


  • Be the focal point of contact for all activity related to planning on a project or tender(s)
  • Develop robust baseline schedule & reporting tools, including S-curves & flat table, to ensure timely delivery of the project.
  • Be forecast oriented, anticipating and alerting at early stage issues & impacts
  • Understand projects/ tenders’ requirements; identify & address planning scenarios and problems; develop and implement solutions.
  • Establish, maintain and follow up plans/networks as the single source of truth and progress reporting for new and established projects in accordance with Client, Subsea7, GPC and SIA Planning & progress procedures.
  • Support tender activity when applicable, prepare all deliverables in accordance with Client, Subsea7, GPC & SIA planning procedures and review ITT for qualifications; be pro-active and propose plan and solution to tender team.
  • Prepare schedule basis document for client and internal use when working on project or tender; provide clarity on assumptions, critical paths, float, risks and opportunity.
  • Development of project specific procedures including Work Breakdown Structure and progress measurement methods in accordance with Client's requirements.
  • Organize flow of planning and progress information with internal and external sources, including establishing reporting routines for sub-contractors and follow up of progress.
  • Prepare reports as per internal process & project’ specificities: progress, critical paths, float management, deviations, forecast
  • Review, verify accuracy & implement sub-contractors plans into main schedule/plan
  • Review, verify accuracy & implement disciplines detailed plans into main schedule/plan
  • Assure that schedule impact of changes related to the scope of the contract get analyzed in due time and implemented into relevant plans and be pro-active in early identification of deviations and corrective actions
  • Participate pro-actively, assuring good communication and follow up of internal and external activities in the project. Reporting consequences/changes related to planned progress according to agreed reporting frequency.
  • Prepare schedules as requested and by anticipation, proposing scenarios; detailed schedules, what-if simulations/ scenarios.
  • Prepare smart presentation/summary for the Project/ Tender team to discuss, summarize and validate the planning assumptions and basis.
  • Work as per quality process & keep record of main changes made to schedules through various revisions on tender/ project.
  • Record and back-up all as-built and Lesson learned, official and working document to ensure benchmark and handover.
  • Actively work together with other disciplines to ensure quality & accuracy of deliverables
  • Provide specialist skills, integrity and knowledge of key areas of planning, sharing with other collaborators and contribute to foster planning awareness
  • Contribute to the discipline development
  • Work in accordance with Subsea7, GPC & SIA process and ensure they are applied



  • Functional Project Controls/ Services Manager
  • Functional Lead Planners
  • Functional Tender Technical or Commercial Lead or Tender Lead
  • All relevant project personnel


  • Clients
  • Industry partners
  • Appropriate professional bodies.


Preferred Experience and Education

  • Professional qualifications – Education equivalent to degree in engineering and administrative discipline
  • Software: Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project
  • Relevant previous experience at an appropriate level in the subsea or offshore environment.
  • Previous project experience.
  • Relevant previous experience at an appropriate level in planning (> 5 years recommended)
  • Good level of English


  • Advanced knowledge in key areas of planning techniques and analysis
  • A good understanding of current Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, and Offshore Installation processes in the Oil and Gas Sector
  • Pro-active and excellent communication skills with all interfacing parties
  • Autonomous & team player
  • Independently evaluate, organize and prioritize work for self and others


  • Understanding of the Offshore Oil and Gas industry
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