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Planning Engineer - AMEC

Location: Paris- France


Subsea 7 is a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the evolving energy industry, with over 80 nationalities across more than 30 countries. Everywhere we operate, our people are inspired to develop new ways of working and adapt to the changing energy industry.




The 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.

All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.




  • Run all planning functions on the Project and Tender, in accordance with the client and Subsea7 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, …)




  • Operate within the Business Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea 7’s Management Principles
  • Responsible for planning related issues within the Project and Tender





  • 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



  • Clients
  • Industry partners
  • Appropriate professional bodies




Preferred Experience and Education

  • 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 of 3 years.



  • 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 


This Role Profile must not be interpreted as a complete summary of job responsibilities or limitation of job holder accountability. 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 Subsea 7 activities.



All applicants that meet the job criteria will be contacted in the next two weeks by the recruitment team. Remaining applications will be integrated in our database and considered in future job opportunities.



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