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Project Planning Team Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/02/2019
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Role:
* To lead all planning activity for the Project and support the functional planning interface between the Project and the Central Planning Team.
* Support the Delivery Managers and PGM to achieve project objectives
* To manage the team of planning engineers covering the Project scope
* Ensure timely and high quality delivery against key planning activities and deliverables (see detailed roles and responsibilities)
* Ensure contractor compliance with contractual planning, scheduling and reporting requirements especially those detailed contractually within the Project Coordination Procedures (PCP).

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Ability to manage a team of mixed-experience, mixed-nationality planning engineers
* Ability to train and develop staff to fill more senior planning engineering positions while continuing to meet demanding project planning deliverables.
* Advanced influencing and communication skills in English language.
* Ability to work under own initiative.
* Able to create a performance culture that is designed to deliver success:
* Excellent inter-personal skills and behaviours
* Ability to produce good quality written reports and summary presentations - able to communicate clarity from complexity.
* Competent with computers and IT including experience of using standard productivity software (e.g. MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint)
* Able to use Primavera version 6 (P6) and Microsoft Project planning software

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Proven track-record of leading planning teams within Oil & Gas mega-projects, including communication of complex schedule information to senior management (e.g. development of Level 1 plans to describe interfaces between multiple near-critical paths)
* Ability and proven skills to engage and energise the planning team and establish high levels of cooperation and credibility for the planning function when working with the delivery line.
* Substantial construction-related planning and scheduling experience on oil & gas facilities
o Substantial experience of construction, commissioning and start up in large-scale Oil and Gas projects around the World, especially in the execute stage
o Experience of define stage planning for large projects (pre-execute) in order to understand the wider project context, business drivers and development of Project Coordination Procedures.
o Experience of substantial practical experience of schedule and performance reporting.
* Some experience of man

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