Vacancy for Experienced Senior Planner at Subsea 7

Subsea 7 is a world-leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry. We provide cost-effective technical solutions to enable the delivery of complex projects in all water depths and challenging environments.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Planner
Vacancy ref: 57090
Location: Lagos
Contract type: Staff
Languages in which you may apply: English

Job Description

  • 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.

Key Relationships/ Stakeholders:

  • Clients
  • Vendors


  • Managers
  • Employees.

Person Specification

  • 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).


  • Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

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