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Planning Engineer

Region: Den Haag

Sector: Oil & Gas, Office

Function description maritime vacancy Planning Engineer

This position is responsible for the delivery of Project Planning within Engineering and Projects Group. The role also requires the successful candidate to assist with the company strategic or asset planning as requested to do so (this is considered to be minimal).

Main duties:

  • Create, update and report key performance indicators as required
  • Provide pro-active planning & schedule support in accordance with company procedures
  • Work within an integrated project team with other support functions
  • Development, management and distribution of project plans reflecting various levels of detail within the integrated project planning environment
  • Develop and optimize the plans by proactively identifying opportunities, clashes and threats. Facilitate meetings to manage the aforementioned through to agreement and resolution. Develop proposals for Project Management approval
  • Assist with the development and implementation of a Companywide Integrated Planning Process (if required or asked to do so) 
  • Develop WBS as required, complying with the requirements of Company processes and in fitting with the Project requirements
  • Production of both engineering and construction resource histograms and s-curves
  • Production and distribution of project progress and productivity reporting
  • Produce ad-hoc plans as required within the project
  • Interface with the Cost department to facilitate budget control and forecasting
  • Support project management and discipline engineering personnel during weekly progress meetings
  • Develop an understanding and experience of all asset areas as part of delivery of both brownfield and greenfield projects
  • Have the ability to present planning information to management teams from both within the Company and also 3rd Party contractors
  • Facilitate ad-hoc planning meetings to review, re-prioritize and manage schedule changes to optimize plan delivery
  • Facilitate project assurance planning
  • Interface with and build strong working relationships between the various Company Business Groups and all Asset Teams
  • Conduct risk review / probabilistic analysis as necessary
  • Participate in specific planning management audits
  • Prepare for and contribute to project peer reviews
  • Actively participate in HSEQ strategy to ensure expectations for the Project Team are met

Function demands maritime vacancy Planning Engineer


  • Educated to a degree or HNC level or equivalent in an appropriate discipline (preferred)
  • Track record of continuous professional development
  • Ability to work pro-actively under own initiative with minimum supervision
  • Both onshore and offshore planning experience (preferred)
  • Willingness to learn, share knowledge and learning’s with others
  • Experience within an operating asset environment
  • Have a good appreciation of both topsides and subsea works
  • Sound knowledge of Primavera P6
  • 5 years planning experience with at least 2 years in a senior planning role
  • Excellent working knowledge of the English language, both written and verbal; Dutch is a plus

Preferred Candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrate capability of leading a planning team
  • Ability to influence and persuade
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Deliver to a challenging reporting calendar
  • Good communication, networking, facilitation & presentation skills
  • Team player with ability to build strong working relationships between the various Company Business Groups and 3rd party contractors
  • Ability to interpret construction reports, vendor reports and engineering reports. Collate all progress data, update integrated project schedule and produce standard tabular / graphical reports. Identify potential delays and propose proactive solutions.

Company description

Oceanwide Offshore Services werkt vanuit twee kernregio's: Europa, met hoofdkantoren in Nederland en de USA, met de hoofdkantoren in Houston en New Orleans. Diverse eigen operationele- en wervingskantoren behoren tot het bedrijf en ondersteunen de activiteiten van de groep. Met ons kantorennetwerk en ons netwerk aan wervingsagenten zijn we in staat om de beste dienstverlening aan te bieden aan onze opdrachtgevers. Oceanwide mag zich als een van de marktleiders bestempelen met specialisatie in de Offshore Olie & Gas / Offshore Wind / Onshore Staffing & Maritieme posities.

Working conditions maritime vacancy Planning Engineer

We offer a fulltime contracting position in an interesting and challenging environment.

Do you have questions about this vacancy?

Mevrouw Kristy Meissner
Contact company:
Oceanwide Offshore Services
Phone number:
+31(0)223 671727
Luchthavenweg 6i
Den Helder
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