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Functional Scheduler Level 3

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Alaska
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/04/2013
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our client is a leading global oil and gas operating company.

The Role:
• Deliver optimized Functional 8Q, 12-week, 6-week and 2-week Schedules 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, 12-week, 6-week and 2-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 (minimum)
- 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 various contractor planning teams to ensure alignment of Company and Contractor Plans and Schedules

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential Education
- A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.

Essential experience and job requirements
- Experience in the use of Primavera or other similar planning/scheduling tools.
- A minimum of ten (10) years of experience working in a scheduling role with three (3) years experience working in a planning or scheduling capacity in the Oil and Gas industry
- Solid understanding of the work management processes.
- Strong interpersonal skills, influencing and negotiation skills– This role will require a substantial amount of coaching and influencing of both Functional and scheduling team members.
- Ability to communicate effectively at multiple levels within the organization and work closely with cross-functional teams and success in developing new working relationships.

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 d

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- A related Bachelors Degree and/or experience
- Advanced understanding of work management processes (CMMS)
- Project management experience
- Track record of identifying, recognizing, and implementing "Best Practices"
- Understanding of HSE policies and procedures, ability to work in a safe and efficient manner.
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