Planning and Integration Lead

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Nairobi, , Kenya

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Our client, an international EPC Company are looking for a Local Non-Technical Planning and Integration Lead to be based in their office in Nairobi, Kenya. The position is offered with a long term contract and negotiable daily rate.

Job Overview:

As Non-Technical Integration and Planning Lead (IPL) through effective planning, integration and communication tools, is responsible for directly supporting the Non-Technical Manager to deliver on the non-technical objectives of the Project.


  • The IPL is responsible for end-to-end planning of the non-technical areas.
  • Working jointly with Project Risk Coordinator, the IPL is responsible for non-technical risk identification, assessment and management
  • The IPL will be responsible for ensuring all non-technical aspects of the internal approval processes in accordance with the Companies IMS and Stage GATE procedures are in place, with an ultimate target to deliver a Final Investment Proposal:
  • Lead the development and maintenance of non-technical aspects of the integrated project development plan to ensure all requirements are in-place to support FID.
  • As part of this role, the IPL will be required to track progress against plan, provide look ahead and exceptions reports and work with the relevant teams to agree recovery measures
  • The IPL will be responsible for coordinating the input for non-technical annual budgets benchmarked against the Project objectives and plans
  • Work with the Project Senior Estimator in preparing the required cost estimates for the non-technical aspects in line with Tullow requirements

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ideally have a degree in a relevant subject
  • Extensive experience in Planning and Project Management in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Industry.
  • Experience of industry standard project controls systems such as Primavera, Artemis, or MS Project is essential.
  • Membership of a professional body such as APM or PMI is desirable.
  • Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to review large quantities of data and information and use it to inform strategy, practice and process and performance improvements;
  • Operational experience in bringing together multiple disciplines (Technical; Non-Technical areas such as Land, Water, Local Content etc; Commercial, Legal etc) to work together effectively and efficiently to deliver business results is desirable.
  • Must have the right to work in Kenya as no Visa sponsorship help will be provided.