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Senior Planning Engineer

Seplat Energy
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  • The role is responsible for all functions relating to planning, scheduling, control, and reporting, to provide sound planning advice and interpretation to PMT and other stakeholders to facilitate quality decision-making and project delivery.


  • Lead the planning and scheduling support required in the execution of Engineering projects and activities.
  • Develop and update project planning procedures for the Engineering function.
  • Develop Project Work breakdown structure (WBS) using the Primavera project planning and scheduling tools.
  • Develop and maintain up to Level 3 & 4 Primavera schedule for assigned Engineering projects and activities and provide critical path analysis.
  • Advise PMT of potential risks and delays to the project and its impact so that they can be mitigated.
  • Develop and maintain a resource-loaded schedule and baseline. Provide scenarios schedule forecast. Carry out resource allocation and develop project manpower histogram.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly progress project reports with progress curves. Facilitate and coordinate Project progress meetings with PMT and other stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain project measurement system as well as Earn Value and Variance Analysis. Daily and weekly Monitoring of physical work progress and comparing it with a baseline to alert PMT.
  • Deliver timely, accurate, and sensitive project controls the information that facilitates a clear understanding of the performance of the project about planned performance targets.
  • Review and monitor schedule and progress submitted by contractors throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Support PMT in the preparation of Project slides for engagement with Management and other stakeholders.
  • Evaluate the planning and scheduling information collected from Project Management Teams or Contractors, and advise Management of expectations to the plan and potential corrective action and/or impacts to the project.
  • Assessing and identifying potential risks, evaluating to ensure that they are appropriately mitigated through properly implemented policies and actions, procedures, training, systems, and controls.
  • Develop and maintain a risk-based schedule and provide risk scenarios forecast. Advise PMT of potential risks and delays to the project and its impact so that they can be mitigated.

Minimum Qualification
Educational Background:

  • Technical Degree
  • Project Management certification is an added advantage
  • Project Risk Management certification is an added advantage

Industry experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in an E&P major projects environment.
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in Project Planning/Project Risk planning.


  • Expert in the use of Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project planning tool
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills, along with the ability to apply those skills across various business processes.
  • Strong communications skills (i.e. report writing and presentation) are essential.
  • Team player
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills.
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We are a leading indigenous Nigerian oil and gas exploration and production company with a strategic focus on Nigeria, listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (“LSE”) (LSE:SEPL).

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