Global0footprint kent
Kent Recruitment

Lead Planning Engineer

Basra, Iraq
Project controls
Date Published

About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

We are currently recruiting for a Lead Planning Engineer.

Your responsibilities:

  • Direct onshore filed development (green / brownfield) planning team in producing efficient planning reports
  • Through understanding of Field Development Activities, Benchmarks & Norms of Oil & Gas industry
  • Expert level P6 user with logical development of schedules based on existing “Scope of Requirement” documents
  • Able to direct Survey, Engineering & Construction teams to meet Client targets
  • Verifying and checking the planning performed by contractors & ensuring that it is aligned with the Clients integrated field development plan
  • Analyzing the problem areas and proposing solutions to project delivery team for timely completion / mitigation of project risks
  • Developing, executing, and maintaining the reporting procedures and ensuring that they are aligned with the Client’s requirement
  • Maintaining schedule on behalf of client and reporting progress at a regular frequency
  • Supervising the updating of all plans for monthly reporting
  • Preparing reports for the incorporation into the consolidated Client regular reports

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

  • Expert level user of Primavera P6
  • Advanced Excel user
  • Intermediate Risk Analysis Skills (Able to develop the basis of schedules)


  • Excellent oral and written communication and skills.

Core Competencies:

  • Engineering degree
  • 15 + Years of Oil & Gas experience and 10 Years in Oil and Gas
  • Strong Mechanical knowledge
  • Should be able to initiate and lead completion of project
  • Should be able to lead the planning in coordination with ROO Project / Delivery Managers

Details about the role:

Location: ROO

Relocation required: NA

Travel required: NA

Experience level: Lead

Please send your CV to [email protected] or Apply in our LinkedIn/ Career page -

the energy within.

By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.