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Recruiter NameSuzanne Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Planning
Salary£60 per hour
BenefitsLimited Company Rate
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas, design and construction contractor, is seeking a Lead Planning Engineer for a project based in Surrey.



  • A degree or professional qualification in Project Controls or equivalent engineering
  • Minimum of 15 years working on oil and gas projects with FPSO experience covering EPCIC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning) scope
  • Worked as Lead Planner supervising the Planning group on a large complex EPC project



  • Provides Planning support to the Project team
  • Provides support to the Project Controls Manager by managing the key functional roles of Planning.
  • Managing the Clients’s Transition Eng, FEED, Detailed Design and Procurement Schedules. Development of Project Overall EPCIC Level 3 schedule, Progress monitoring, Earned Value management, Project Reporting, Forecast analysis and Schedule impact CPM, Schedule risk analysis



  • Established and maintenance to Project WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) and ensure all project parties complying to WBS procedure
  • Supervising the development and maintenance of the Client’s EP schedules for Transition Eng, FEED and Detailed Design
  • Develop and maintenance of Overall EPCIC Project Level 3 Schedule
  • Management of float and contingencies to project schedule
  • Guideline and supervision of agreed schedule re-baseline with Contractors and Clients
  • Critical path analysis and timely notification to PMT of any schedule delays and recommend of mitigation actions for schedule recovery
  • Develop of Planning procedures and documentation for ITT fabrication packages, evaluation and recommendation reports.
  • Development and maintenance of Project and Interface Milestones and its monitoring
  • Checking and analysis Contractors baseline and updated schedules to ensure compliance with Overall Project schedule and its Key Milestones
  • Checking and analysis Contractors forecast due to variations and delays
  • Develop of Overall project progress curves and reporting, monitoring of Contractors performance, progress, productivity and KPIs
  • Develop and maintenance of Project KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)
  • Project monthly report and Dashboard and weekly reports, internally and to Client
  • Responsibility for the quality, timeliness and consistency of the planning team outputs
  • To foster good relationships between all disciplines within the Project with the purpose of achieving the aims and objectives of the Project in general.
  • Continual development of planning procedures, maintain compliance with all applicable policies, procedures and standards.
  • Develop a schedule risk model for schedule risk analysis and ad-hoc plans as required
  • Act as PMT Planning auditor and participate in review/auditing of Contractors planning systems and procedures



DURATION:                  12 months+


RATE:                          £60.00 per hour Limited Company rate


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specifications and can work in the UK/EU.


For more information please contact Suzanne Wood Director of Recruitment

on 020 8905 2250 or email


If you are interested in this position and would like more information do please contact me or any other member of the Recruitment Team as soon as possible. If you are not sure the CV we have on file is current send your latest CV to me, at the same time advising me your availability and any other relevant information.  If this position is not exactly what you are looking for please look at our website we update this site daily with all our current vacancies. Rest assured that your CV is treated as confidential and Woodland will not send your CV to any Clients until we have your permission to do so.


Please Note:  Some of our Clients will require references and documentary evidence of qualifications

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