Lead/ Senior Planner

Work Type: Contract


  • Thinks Strategically – Ability to relate own area of work and align own actions with Seatrium's capabilities and strategic plans
  • Drives Innovation - Ability to deal well with ambiguity, does not need a road map to move forward and is able to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Leads Courageously - Ability to take initiative in non-hierarchical situations
  • Learning Agility - Ability to continuously seek out new information by asking questions and be open to learning from others across different parts of the business
  • Focus on Customer - Ability to understand how own services meet business requirements
  • Drives Results - Ability to demonstrate enthusiasm in achieving results and consistently reaches outcomes on time, on budget and without errors
  • Influences and Collaborates - Ability to understand others’ view and use rational arguments, information and clear communication to influence others
  • Develops People - Ability to respond positively to feedback and coaching and have an active development plan
  • Cultural Sensitivity - Ability to demonstrate a curious and positive approach to understanding other cultures and environments
  • Conducts survey on project site and proposes construction methodology including subcontracting strategy, equipment/ manpower routing and logistical planning to prepare construction execution and expediting plan
  • Prepares scheduling documents, procedures and method statement for construction related activities including setting up the construction planning documentation for tender and project execution stage
  • Responsible to prepare construction manpower and equipment planning (i.e. direct and indirect manning) including cost and formulates resource estimation for construction management
  • Develops and maintains detailed EPC/ EPCm preliminary stage schedules for EPCC projects for tender stage, incorporating several scenarios to finalize various aspects of EPCC sequencing and contracting plans
  • Liaises with third-parties(i.e. design consultants, construction management consultants, contractors) to obtain the latest schedules in the appropriate programmed format for each phase (i.e. planning, design, bid/award, construction, start-up)
  • Develops creative reporting tools (i.e. Gantt charts, activity network diagrams and etc.) to communicate complex project sequencing and/ or progress assessments
  • Conducts constructability study/ workshop for heavy and critical equipment transportation/erection/installation with tender project team members, commercial, procurement and etc. at the appraisal and proposal stage
  • Performs project performance analysis including earned value through the analysis of man-hour resources including productivity of third parties, equipment resources and cost loaded to monitor construction expenses/cost against planning
  • Leads project meetings with project team members and relevant stakeholders subcontractors to review on the project completion status against an established baseline
  • Reviews construction requisition prepared by engineering discipline and troubleshoots bottle neck between construction and engineering project team members in order to achieve target schedule
  • Maintains simplified logic schedules, implementing critical float path analysis to determine problem areas and alert the project team to critical scheduling issues
  • Coordinates and validates schedules with cross functional team members and third party schedulers to update any changes to the master schedule to provide accurate reporting to the relevant stakeholders
  • Provides progress reporting, developing/updating progress curves, documents and briefing materials as required to assess progress and measurement and promptly reports on schedule slippage/ variances
  • Works with other project management team members as required to achieve functional objectives and deadlines
  • Provides support in various projects as required to promote cross-functional learning and development, balance team workload and enhance overall team productivity


  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Marine/ Engineering/ Electrical/ Mechanical, or related disciplines
  • At least 3 to 5 years of working experience in construction planning in marine/ offshore related industry
  • Experience with design-build and construction management at risk delivery methods
  • Excellent proficiency in English (written and spoken)
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office products and project management software programmes (i.e.Microsoft Office Suite, Primavera Project Planner Version 6.0 or higher and etc.)
  • Good working knowledge of all phases of construction including work commonly done by the various construction disciplines
  • Good knowledge and experience scheduling the design and construction of large-scale, complex projects
  • Good knowledge and experience in developing and managing a progress reporting methodology for a complicated design effort
  • Ability to understand a demanding, technical and complicated construction program
  • Good knowledge of construction trades, work breakdown structure and the logical sequence of activities to optimize project schedule

Our Addresses and Working Hours

Seatrium Limited - West Yards

Pioneer Yard

50 Gul Road, Singapore 629353      

(Islandwide transport provided)

Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 5:30pm

Tuas Boulevard Yard

80 Tuas South Boulevard, Singapore 637051

(Islandwide transport provided)

Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 5:15pm

Fri: 7:30am - 4:15pm

Tuas Yard

Pioneer Sector 1, Singapore 628437

(Islandwide transport provided)

Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 5:30pm

Interested candidates are invited to send us an updated resume with your current and expected salary and earliest availability.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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