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  • Job reference: RMS0133369

Functional Scheduler 1

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Anchorage
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/11/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (25/11/13)
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The Company:
Our client is a leading global oil and gas operating company.

The Role:
Responsibilities:
• Deliver optimized Functional 8Q and 12-week Schedules (at a minimum) that are integrated across areas and impacted functions
- Liaise with Functional SPAs to understand and optimise Level 1, 2 and 3 activities
- Ensure that the Function 8Q and 12-week Schedules are fully populated with all CAP activities and are deliverable within functional and area constraints
- Ensure sufficient buffers between activities and allowances for emergent work
- Ensure that all functional CAP activities have been checked against 8Q, 12-week, 6-week and 2-week gate readiness criteria
- Perform resource levelling for all functional activities
- Communicate the agreed 8Q and 12-week Schedule within the function
• Support the identification and resolution of delivery risks, resource conflicts, emergent work and schedule waivers
- Identify activities that bring risk to delivery of Functional Schedules
- Identify and drive resolution of functional resource conflicts
- Manage the inclusion of approved emergent work into the schedule
- Support 12-week and 6-week AP Gatekeepers in assessing schedule waivers
- Update scheduled activities through execution
• Apply specific Primavera capabilities in support of the function
- Apply standard Primavera processes that are consistent with the AP Upstream Recommended Practice
• Drive functional execution efficiency
- Update progress on functional activities in Primavera on a weekly basis
- Highlight slippage in the schedule and propose actions to recover
- Review AP KPI performance with APFL, Functional Manager and others
- Support improvements in functional scheduling performance
- First point of contact for SPAs to address issues relating to scheduling and AP tools
• Contractor integration
- Liaise with contractor planning teams to ensure alignment of Company and Contractor Plans and Other

Essential Skills and Knowledge

- Team player, organized, good communications and planning skills and ability to set clear direction.
- Knowledge of E&P functions and activity drivers.
- A strong sense of self-motivation and bias for action.
- Will need to build strong working relationships and partnerships, be able to support resolution of integrated schedule conflicts, both internally and across the Areas.
- Ability to manage conflict between internal and external sources and problem solving skills.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple activities concurrently.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than your current employer.
• Good communication skills
• A minimum of three years of experience working in a scheduling, planning, or equivalent maintenance role.
• Experience working with outside contractors.
• Strong skills with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
• Experience with a scheduling tool
• A minimum of intermediate computer skills
• The willingness and ability to work a rotational schedule in an arctic environment, tasks including:
o Independently lift and carry supplies weighing up to 50 lbs on an occasional basis and 30 lbs on a frequent basis
o walking on hard surfaces, steel grating, snow, ice, mud, and gravel
o Routinely climb stairs and ladders
o Drive to multiple facilities daily in Arctic conditions, if applicable
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