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Senior Planner
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The role is responsible for implementing, maintaining and follow-up of all project planning activities within a project including interface with other Project Controls roles. All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Nigerstar 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • Establish, maintain and follow up plans/networks and resources for new and established projects in accordance with Nigerstar 7 Planning procedures.
  • Development and maintenance of the Baseline schedule for Client's approval including agreed S-curves and reporting formats
  •  Development of project specific procedures including Work Breakdown Structure and progress measurement methods in accordance with Client's requirements.
  •  Prepare reports as requested; progress, critical paths, deviations, forecast
  •  Prepare schedules as requested; detailed schedules, what-if simulations.
  •  Assure that any changes related to the scope of the contract get implemented into relevant plans.
  •  Implementation of sub-contractors plans into main schedule/plan including establishing reporting routines for sub-contractors and follow up of progress.
  •  Participate, assuring good communication and follow up internal and external activities in the project. Reporting consequences/changes related to planned progress according to agreed reporting frequency.
  •  Actively work together with other Project Controls disciplines to ensure quality in deliverablesSupport Engineering, Operations and Tendering department in the preparation of plans / schedules associated with Bids / Tenders


  • Operate within the Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Nigerstar 7’s Management Principles



  • Clients
  • Vendors


  • Managers
  • Employees


  •  Degree qualified in areas such as Quantity Surveying, Business Management, Law and Engineering
  • Affiliation/member with nationally recognized professional body; if applicable
  • Degree/Qualification in related course or other equivalent experience, plus minimum of 10+ years relevant working experience in Oil & Gas (Construction, Engineering, Offshore sectors etc.)
  • Proficiency in use of Planning and Reporting tools such as Primavera, Microsoft Project, e.t.c.
  • Basic knowledge of Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, and Offshore Installation processes in the Oil and Gas Sector with previous offshore experience.
  • Pro-active and positive to changes and challenges
  • Pro-active and open in communication with all interfacing parties.
  • Demonstrate a good level of initiative
  • Team oriented and performance driven
  • Availability to work offshore on rotations (if/when required)


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