Profile Middle East is a service provider with more than 20 years of experience in the market which specializes in Technical Field and HR Consultancy Services in the Industrial Sector (Oil & Gas, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning) with our focus on the Middle East region and a worldwide presence.

For our own projects, we are looking for: PLANNING ENGINEER

Ref code: CR_2404-131_ Planning Engineer      

Job summary


Responsible for developing, implementing, and managing project schedules, ensuring the successful delivery of projects on time and within budget.


  • Developing detailed project schedules, including activities, milestones, resource requirements, and critical paths, using Primavera P6 software;
  • Collaborating with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to establish project objectives, scope, and deliverables;
  • Conducting feasibility studies and risk assessments to identify potential schedule constraints and develop mitigation strategies;
  • Monitoring project progress against baseline schedules, identifying deviations or delays, and implementing corrective actions to maintain schedule integrity;
  • Generating progress reports, variance analyses, and performance metrics to communicate project status and forecast future trends;
  • Coordinating with subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers to integrate their schedules into the overall project plan and ensure alignment with project timelines;
  • Participating in project meetings, reviews, and audits to provide scheduling expertise and support project decision-making processes;
  • Providing guidance and training to junior planning staff and project team members on scheduling best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field. Advanced degree or professional certification is a plus;
  • 10+ years of experience in the role managing complex EPC Offshore Oil & Gas Projects;
  • Proficiency in Primavera P6 software and other project management tools;
  • Strong understanding of front-end engineering design (FEED) processes and project management methodologies;
  • Fluent level of written and spoken English.


  • Job Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE;
  • Contract Duration: Long-term;
  • Starting date: May 2024.

Profile Middle East upholds workplace equality and diversity, assessing candidates solely on merit and potential.

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