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Senior Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/07/2019
  • Duration: 3 months
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

The Role:
* Manage the planning input to the Corporate, Long Term and associated budget plans
* Chair / facilitate weekly / monthly planning review meetings. These are cross-functional meetings attended by company/ contractor representatives ie Field Ops Manager, Operations, Maintenance, Drilling, Offshore OIM, EC Contractor etc
* Proactively identify where there are issues and propose acceptable solutions to manage any conflict. Gain acceptance of stakeholders.
* Liaise with Field Ops Managers and Project Managers to resolve high level priorities for corporate planning activities.
* Manage interface with EC and occasional flotel interventions to optimize planned activities
* Liaise with Maintenance/ Production engineering to ensure any outages are optimized and kept to a minimum.
* Be accountable for the accuracy of asset planning output and planning advice given to other UK departments
* Maintain the Plan Entry Request PER System and challenge where gates are not met.
* Monitor and trend break-ins to the plan to continuous improvement to the planning process.
* Ensure planning KPI's are met.
* Maintain the EMOB system and focal point for the system
* Ensure timely production, issue and update of weekly, monthly and adhoc planning.
* Optimise timely helicopter usage and coordinate POB and personnel rota changes.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Qualification in a technical discipline and experience in an asset planning or projects planning role.
* Work well on initiative and be proactive with communication & problem solving, Operations situations change frequently, a highly adaptive behavior is required.
* Computer literate and highly experienced in the use of P6 planning tool and techniques.
* Highly numerate.
* Good understanding and working experience of cross-departmental practices i.e. operations, drilling, maintenance, well services etc.
* Must have strong communication & organizational skills
* Ability to go offshore would be advantageous.

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