International Company is Looking for a Planning and Risk Engineer

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Job Title: Planning and Risk Engineer

Work Location: Base Office (30 km away from the city centre)

Position Schedule: 1 year (renewable)

Education: University degree in Mechanical, Civil Engineering, Economic Sciences, Business Administration


  • Minimum 10 years of international experience as Planning and Risk Engineer within oil and gas Offshore Engineering and Construction industry;

Skills and Competences:

  • Knowledge of applicable standards linked to the project planning processes. Capability to ensure planning, scheduling, development, execution, monitoring, controlling and implementation set-up for Progress Measurement System in accordance with the project complexity. Capability to ensure that any deviation from plan is promptly spotted and analysed, the final time impact is estimated, and the effect of corrective actions taken is monitored;
  • Capability to identify, evaluate, and estimate the level of risk involved in a situation, to compare it against benchmarks or standards and to determine an acceptable level;
  • Knowledge of project control system tools and their integration logics;
  • Knowledge of the objectives of project control project analysis and reporting, knowledge of the notions of progress status and s-curves, key project indicators or parameters, earned value and productivity;
  • Knowledge of the process of preparing, evaluating, negotiating and proposing contractual documentation concerning partners, suppliers and customers;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills;

Languages: Azerbaijani (fluent); English (fluent)


  • Establish and manage effectively a planning and progress control system in order to support the Project Manager decision-making process to complete the project according to the internal baselines and in compliance with the contractual dates and requirements;
  • Ensure any deviation from plan is promptly spotted and analysed, final time impact is estimated and the effect of corrective actions taken is monitored;
  • Create a schedule awareness atmosphere among all project participants

During the commercial phase: 

  • Ensure the development of the project schedule according to the commercial needs. Verify feasibility and criticality;
  • Participate in the commercial risk management activities.

At project start up:

  • Ensure the implementation of the Planning and Progress Control System required by the contract complexity, riskiness and duration, in compliance with the Project Breakdown Structure, Company Standards and Contract specifications;
  • Interface and coordinate with other Company Functions or Discipline Leaders/Supervisors and Managers to build up activities, assign milestones and constraints by issuing the logic network;
  • Prepare all the reference baseline documents, and ensure that the project’s planning and scheduling requirements are properly and clearly communicated to those functionally responsible for executing the work;
  • Issue all the relevant reporting;
  • Issue the Planning and Scheduling Procedure, Progress Measurement Procedure and Risk Management Plan for the Project Control Manager verification;
  • Coordinate the risk management activities startup organizing the first brainstorming and the qualitative / quantitative assessment of the identified risks and opportunities;
  • Perform the schedule risk analysis for highly critical projects.

During the project execution phase:

  • Ensure the effectiveness of the Planning and Progress Control System, monitoring the progress measurement system and ensuring the proper information flow, progress status and completion forecast are assessed and reported for Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Construction and Commissioning phases;
  • Update all Project Schedules, collecting actual data, evaluating forecast dates and monitoring any progress and productivity deviation compared with the baseline schedule, including the corrective actions taken by the Project Manager;
  • Maintain the risk management process organizing periodic meetings and verifying the risk owners feedbacks;
  • Maintain records for all significant events, like contractual claims/obligations, productivity, deliverables, materials status, with extensive use of Company/Partner/Client IT systems and reports;
  • Create and maintain the 90 days look-ahead schedule, weekly, monthly. Isolate any adverse trend and warn the PM on time to take corrective actions, issue weekly and monthly project reports (internal and for the Client);
  • Assist the Project Control Manager in the Project Status Report preparation;
  • Participate in the coordination meetings (internal or with the Client);
  • Support the Project during the contract changes/claims process providing the time impact analysis.

At project closure:

  • Support the Projct Control Manager in the preparation of the Project close-out Report and the schedule and productivity feed-back data to Project Control and Commercial Department.

Applications to be submitted to azerbaijan.recruitment@yahoo.com indicating position title in the subject line.


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