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Functional Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/10/2019
  • Duration: long term
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The Role:

Purpose statement Support safe operations through active sourcing and consolidation of planning data, including submissions from our vendors, into plans and schedules whose execution is measured to confirm deliverable quality and identify performance improvement opportunities.

Accountabilities Key Job Responsibilities:
* Follow the safety and environmental policies, guidelines and procedures as directed by the business unit in the implementation of best practise planning and scheduling.
* Liaise with appropriate functional support disciplines to ensure activity data is captured in the planning database, ensuring maintenance of change management records.
* Assess planning data provided against planning gate criteria and prioritisation guidance.
* Construct plans to accurately reflect the planning data provided and illustrate work fronts associated with each Asset or Function, taking full account of constraints.
* Ensure additions to plans and schedules are assessed against the relevant gate criteria and prioritisation criteria.
* Facilitate Asset Scheduling meetings to validate each schedule prior to baseline and execution i.e. weekly progress and 4-week look ahead.
* Coach Activity Owners to improve their interface with the Integrated Activity Planning & Scheduling process, including enhancing their appreciation of the planning function.
* Produce data to illustrate the plan and schedule quality, including suitable framing of performance improvement opportunities.
* Control and maintain a strong and visible Deviation Control Process, maintaining accurate records of all deviations and their impact on baseline plans and schedules.
* Support standardisation and development of planning data, planning deliverables, reports and metrics across the organisational streams.
* Follow the safety and environmental policies, guidelines and procedures as directed by the business unit.
* Assess planning deliverables to identify SIMOPS, ensuring that they are clearly displayed in all plans.
Dimensions of Role:
* Professional role with internal and external stakeholders.
* Engagement and management of key contractor data is critical.
* Managing integrated plans from multiple sources.
* Importing third party data, ensuring suitable understanding of externally planned activities.
* Working Relationships Operation Support Teams, Functional Discipline departments vendors and partners.
* Key Success Factors Integrated planning process KPIs and planning database measures.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The Person:
* Proven competency in Primavera P6
* Preference towards HNC in Engineering qualification or equivalent experience.
* Oil and gas operational experience preferred.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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