Planning & Cost Engineer


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branche: Renewable Energy
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Sunday, January 23, 2022

About this role: Planning & Cost Engineer

About this role: Planning & Cost Engineer

Planning & Cost Engineer required to support major renewable energy projects within DRC.

A Planner and Cost Controller will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:- Create, maintain, review and administer construction schedules and plans, cost reports
- Liaising with managers and engineers to discuss the progress of the project and address any issues that arise- Liaise with external contractors and suppliers to organize the phases of the construction development
- Keep the client team up to date on progress to present to the client- Present information for internal meetings on the project
- Problem solving- Produce tender plannings to support bids
- Create, maintain, review and administer budget, commitment, actual, forecast costs

What you need to bring:

What you need to bring:

A Planner is an important part of any Project Controls team and to be successful in the role, a broad range of key skills are required, including:- Strong communication including writing reports and presenting
- Understanding engineering principles- Time management and planning
- Organisation, leadership, methodological approach- High Attention to detail
- Excellent IT skills and relevant knowledge of Planning software including Primavera P6, MS Project, Asta PowerProject and Cost software ERP Entreprise Resource Planning SAP, including Omega PIMS, Ares PRISM, Ecosys- Ability to remain calm under pressure
- Strong Problem solving- Budget and financial management
- Work as part of a team and individually- A Site Management background is beneficial
- Speak English and French fluently- Qualification for planning, to pursue a career within planning, a bachelor’s degree in an engineering related field, including building management, construction engineering, building studies, surveying and civil engineering will help



EXPAT Package available; including:

- Accommodation provided- Possibility for Family Status
- Flights provided (not fixed rotation but generally return flights home every 3 months)- Transport and/or Car and Driver provided

Start applying immediately

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Matthew Duane is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:

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Matthew Duane
Brunel Energy UK Manchester

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