Execz Executive Placements
Registered with the South African Department of Labour as a private employment office, Execz® Executive Placements & Human Resources, a division of Lorrenmor (Pty) Ltd (Holding Company), was established in 2005. The company's mission is to develop high-performing and above average human capital within organisations nationally as well as globally by applying best practice in the recruitment process.

Execz® sources candidates for large corporations in a vast number of African countries, Europe, The USA and the Middle East. The company is also a proud member of the Federation of African Professional Staffing Organisations, Apso.

Besides providing the best talent to organisations, Execz® also specialises in Human Resources Solutions such as Payroll and legal documentation. The Agency further provides services in Labour Consultation, Industrial Relations and Human Resources Outsourcing Solutions. Execz® vision is to become South Africa's most sought-after One-Stop Labour Solutions Agency and preferred recruiter for top companies.

We believe employees are a company's most valuable internal asset and regard it as import to ensure that a new incumbent complements the existing culture and structures within an organisation.

Execz® has the ability to implement High Performance Hiring (HPH). The methodology is a hybrid Competency Framework Interviewing (CBI) and Top Grading selection process used to recruit high-level decision makers for organisations. The Agency is also supported by sophisticated integrity background research systems and Psychometric testing capabilities.

Our Agency specialises in a vast field of industries, professions and disciplines. A complete list of our industries and professions can be viewed on our website on www.execz.co.za by clicking current jobs on our Home Page.

However, for profiling purposes, it can be mentioned that our strengths lie in sourcing leadership (Senior Executives, CEO s, Technical Specialists) as well as to support employees for our clients. Through the years, Execz® has extended its services to include most industries so as to fulfill its value to its clients in being a One-Stop Recruitment Agency.

Our company currently enjoys a Level 4 (100% Recognition Level) BB-Bee Rating. Our executive team is constantly applying its mind to improving our BB-Bee Scorecard and we are committed to implement the Codes of Good Practice to achieve a meaningful BB-Bee Stake-holding in our company.

Execz® is a proud African business player and supports the national priorities of the SADCs (South African Development Community) priorities as well as the South African Governments initiatives both of which will create employment, infrastructural development on the sub-continent and equity in the workplace.

Senior Planning Engineer
Posted date [2017-Jan-06] (ID: 57042)


Senior Planning Engineer



Somalia (Mogadishu)



1 Year Contract - Renewable


Type of Business:       

Construction/Engineering Consulting Firm



4 000 – 6 000 US Dollars pm plus annual performance related bonus + accommodation, meals, laundry, healthcare insurance and local transport are provided free, 54 days paid leave per annum with 3 flights per annum paid to home country. For every 156 days in station, 27 days of leave to be taken.


Purpose of the Job:     

The Senior Planning Engineer will provide a support function on a project/projects ensuring all Project Controls & Planning requirements of site management are maintained. As a Design Engineer he will be responsible to manage the design function and coordinate between the client, construction and design. To monitor the programme and ensure works are completed in a timely manner.


Main Functions:          

As a Senior Planning Engineer:


Prepare Programmes

·         Set up project calendar

·         Set up Activities and Coding with construction managers

·         Set up resource requirements using ALEC standard outputs

·         Sequence & link the required activities, within given milestones.

·         Establish the critical path through the programme

·         Prepare information schedule in conjunction with construction manager

·         Prepare subcontract appointment schedule with construction manager


Progress monitoring and updates

·         Regular progress recording on site of actual progress

·         Record & report actual progress against target programme

·         Preparation of required reports for construction managers

·         Interpret data and identify bottlenecks with construction manager

·         Predict completion dates and prepare “Look-ahead” reports


Monitor resources and Key Performance Index items (KPI’s)

·         Create baseline resource curves

·         Record actual against planned on resource curves & KPI’s

·         Create records of actual progress of KPI’s

·         Liaise with construction managers regarding resource requirements


Sub-Contractor programmes

·         Examine and report on subcontract programmes

·         Ensure subcontract programmes are in line with site requirements

·         Monitor subcontract work against programmes

·         Report on subcontract progress to construction managers


Working Programmes

·         Establish working programme requirements with construction managers

·         Prepare working programmes in consultation with site supervision

·         Monitor & report on working programmes

·         Revise working programmes where required by construction managers


Delay analysis

·         Record delay items and link to relevant programme activities

·         Establish effect of delay items on programme

·         Suggest recovery methods in conjunction with construction managers


As a Design Engineer:

·         To understand the conditions of the contract with the client

·         To ensure all work is carried out to the specific requirements of the client

·         To be familiar with the BOQ for the contract

·         To oversee the receipt of IFC drawings and sketches

·         To review the RFI responses, and engineers instructions

·         To receive and act on design changes

·         To complete work to the highest standard, ensuring a high quality product for the client

·         To authorise materials submittals and methods of work

·         To ensure all documents are stored and filed accordingly

·         To ensure document submittals are completed in a timely manner

·         To ensure all work is completed in compliance with the site HSE plan

·         To compile the monthly design report for Senior Managers

·         To compile the weekly design report for Senior Managers

·         To complete the submittal planning

·         To delegate and oversee all tasks within the design team

·         To monitor work performance and motivate staff

·         To ensure the RA International shop drawings are completed

·         To review design calculations

·         To support Authority submissions where necessary

·         To review support work calculations



·         Civil Engineering or Building Degree or equivalent

·         5 – 6 years as Planning Engineer as well as Construction Design in the construction industry

·         Training and experience in project controls & planning using Primavera P3, P5 or P6 and Excel

·         Knowledge of key design software (Staad, Prokon, Etab)

·         Knowledge of AutoCAD

·         Advanced knowledge of MS Office

·         Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat

·         Ability to work well in a teamwork

·         Ability to takes a proactive approach to work

·         Show’s they can be trusted and information is kept in confidence

·         Communicates well at all levels

·         Plans their time and work accordingly

·         Manages their time to the best possible advantage

·         Completes a quality job – right first time

·         Experience of motivating a team

·         Ability to make good decisions, quickly

·         Applies courage at work


Career Advice:

Applicants please note that a specific consultant is dealing with this vacancy. To apply for this position please submit your CV through to response201(at)execz.co.za along with all your supporting documents, such a payslip and any certificates. You can also visit our website (www.execz.co.za) for more information on this vacancy and related others.

Job Title Senior Planning Engineer
Post Details
Posted By Execz Executive Placements
Job Function
Start Date ASAP
Salary 4 000 6 000 US Dollars pm plus annual performance related bonus
Location Somalia (Mogadishu)
Phone No
Website http://www.execz.co.za
Email response201(at)execz.co.za
Region Location -> International
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Engineering -> Civil

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