Project Control Planning Engineer, Moscow, Russia

  • Date:29 June 2020
  • Place of work: Russia - Russian Federation

Job Title:

Project Control Planning Engineer

Date of issue:



Projects Control

Reports to:

Proposals & Start Up Head of Department

Job Location:

Moscow, Russia

Job type/Contract:



Normal working hours schedule

Salary range:

Competitive salary package


Medical insurance

Job summary/Role description

Duties and responsibilities


  • To provide full support and guidance to the planning engineers in initializing the project control tools as per the Company’s procedures
  • To demonstrate leadership in the preparation of the whole set of planning procedures (WBS, schedules , progress measurement system, etc. ) by structuring necessary logic/data in full compliance of the Contract Scope of Work and Company standards
  • To prepare project control planning documents (Milestones Plan, 90 days Schedule, WBS, Top-Down Schedule, Project Control Schedule, Project detailed Schedule, Progress Curves, Reporting, Manpower Histograms) of competence in compliance with the Project/Contract requirements under the supervision of the Project Control Manager
  • To review/issue all planning reports, outputs and presentations assuring the consistency amongst them
  • To develop the Schedule Narrative/Basis of Assumptions tracking, among the others, any deviation from the Baseline in term of activities (added/removed), logic/relationships, critical paths and assuring the quality check of the CPM
  • To perform the periodical schedule control by means of time now technique, assess physical progress of the project, forecast the predicted completion evidencing any deviations towards the approved baselines and proposing the corrective actions/work-around solution for project considerations
  • To monitor and control manhour expenditure and productivity trends
  • To organize and execute periodical meetings for across the table review of important matters e.g. Feasibility curves, Ordering, Equipment/ material deliveries etc. and to facilitate decision making
  • To identify analyses and monitoring of schedule deviations for assigned disciplines or specialties including subcontractor submittals and recommends corrective action/work-around solutions for project considerations
  • To guide the subcontract team to finalize the Contractual schedules/ Milestones with the subcontractors
  • To support the Project Team in performing the Schedule Risk Analysis by running the appropriate company software to determine the schedule reliability
  • Full interaction with the Client’s Planning representative;
  • Full interaction with the all relevant Company Departments, Client and Vendors representatives to timely gather all the necessary information/data for the topics of competence planning related
  • Analysis of the time impact of the Potential changes/claims (to the Contract/Subcontract/Purchase Orders requirement) and support to the PM/ Contract management/Subcontracting management/Subcontracting Purchasing Management to decide the path forward
  • Assistance and support to the Contract Management team for any delay and schedule impact analysis



  • To prepare all field project planning activities in accordance with the Company’s procedures and PCM’s instructions
  • To work closely with Construction Sub-contractor during the development of their Contract Level 3 & 4 Schedules and manpower histograms to ensure compliance with all Project Milestones, critical interfaces and adherence to the Project Control Procedures
  • To check the feasibility of construction schedules with the scheduled deliveries of documentation, materials and updated information received from Home Office
  • Constant monitoring of the performance of Subcontractors in terms of efficiency, progress and resources
  • Coordination with material controller to support both information for construction feasibility and Material Control for Construction;
  • Collection, at project completion, all data and information necessary for future development of the Company’s database and proper filling of the Project Close-out report
  • Managing of the planning activities even without direct supervision in case of small size EPC project.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • University degree
  • Fluent English, Native Russian speaker
  • Advanced proficiency in Primavera release P6 or above is mandatory
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Package


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the role in medium/large scale Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Oil & Gas and Fertilizer Projects
  • Proven experience in Engineering and Procurement work cycles
  • Acquired experience at Construction site is definitely a plus

Skills and Abilities

  • Great communication skills
  • Team-worker, able to work under pressure
  • Availability for short/medium stays at Construction site necessary, according to Project requirements

Special Requirements and Comments