Principal Planning Engineer Job in Nigeria

Principal Planning Engineer Job in Nigeria

Job title: Principal Planning Engineer

Company: Shell

Job description: Rivers, Nigeria

Job Family Group: Projects

Worker Type: Regular

Posting Start Date: May 2, 2023

Business unit: Projects and Technology

Experience Level: Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

What’s the role?

The position as Principal Planning Engineer is responsible for development, maintainance and delivery of standard, consistent and realistic plans for projects in SPDC Projects & Engineering portfolio and for all phases of the Opportunity Realisation Standard (ORS).

  • Deliver and maintain consistent and realistic plans and control structures.
  • Develop the list of plans required to execute the project and their hierarchy relationship. Drive, manage and ensure completeness of the development of the activities, logic, resources, and progress for the integrated project schedule, leading to the creation of the baseline and its subsequent maintenance.
  • Instigate, develop, and police the planning and progress monitoring procedures to ensure that each element of the project performs the processes timely and consistently – this also includes the projects inputs to Integrated Activity Planning.
  • Own the overall schedule monthly progress update, forecast, critical path and trend analyses. Develop status reporting framework and implement throughout the planning hierarchy. Provide regular and comprehensive schedule status reports to Project Management.
  • Review scope change requests for the impact on schedules and the critical path of the project. Prepare reconciliation between earlier schedules and the current schedule. Consolidate the impact of approved changes and any deviations from the key project targets and milestones, including productivity monitoring and ‘What if scenarios’ to aid project management decision-making.
  • Liaise with and challenge SPDC Planning Community in particular and Project Community in general to ensure proper understanding of the key schedule sensitivities and drivers.
  • Contribute to the development of contract strategies documents. Ensure that all contract key dates and milestones align with the overall integrated plan. Coordinate evaluation of bid schedules and review contractor plans to support contract award recommendations. Coordinate management of key schedule performance indicators as inputs into contract management plan and delivery of the same.
  • Contribute to the development of projects risk profiles and translate these into the projects plans using deterministic and probabilistic analysis methods, as appropriate. Enforce monitoring and reporting of schedule risk mitigation efforts, critical paths to completion, float consumption and schedule contingency utilisation. Coordinate development and maintenance of schedule risk models and support enhancing performance in schedule risk management in projects acrossthe portfolio.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) on planning engineering in SPDC.

What we need from you?

  • Engineering Degree and/or Certification as Senior Planning Engineer or equivalent,
  • With minimum of 15+ years industry experience in project planning positions across all project phases.
  • Experience in managing portfolio of projects. Preferable SPA level 2 Project Planning.
  • Sound understanding of project services systems and good inter-personal skills

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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The world faces energy challenges that are becoming more complex each day. We’re looking for people who share our passion for taking on those challenges with cutting edge technology, innovative thinking and a commitment to properly managed risk. Shell develops and operates some of the largest and most complex projects in the world and we always endeavour to work at the leading edge of technical innovation.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.
  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

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Expected salary:

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State

Job date: Fri, 08 Sep 2023 00:49:57 GMT

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