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Functional Scheduler Level 4

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Alaska
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/04/2013
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our client is a leading global oil and gas operating company.

The Role:
GPO Functional Scheduler 4 - Activity Planning Functional Team Lead

• Provide AP Support to the Functional Manager
- Support Functional Manager in long-term planning, ensuring the quality and completeness of scheduled activities. Provide assessment of schedule feasibility.
- Liaise with Functional SPAs to break down Business Plan Elements (BPEs) into discrete Planning Level 1, 2 and 3 activities
- Support the function in developing BPEs, PCPs and decisions re: schedule changes
• Ensure delivery of optimised Functional 8Q and 12-week Schedules that are integrated across Areas and Functions
- Facilitate the Functional 8Q and 12-week Scheduling meetings
- Ensure that the Functional 8Q Schedule is fully populated with BPEs and functional 8Q activitiess, and is deliverable within functional scheduling constraints
- Ensure sufficient buffers between activities and allowances for emergent work
- Identify and drive resolution of cross-functional resource conflicts
- Identify all risks to delivery of the 8Q and 12-week Functional Schedules
- Ensure that the agreed Functional Schedules are communicated
• Own the scheduling process for a function
- Lead and coach the AP Functional Schedulers re: AP and tools
- Ensure functional scheduling processes are consistent with AP Upstream Recommended Practice
- Drive standardisation and simplification of scheduling process in the function
• Lead on the use of Primavera for a function
- Drive consistency of Primavera usage across the function
- Provide primary liaison between the AP Systems and Tools team and the function
• Drive functional scheduling performance
- Review AP KPI performance with functional leaders and others
- Drive continuous improvement in functional scheduling performance
• Contractor integration
- Liaise with contractor planning teams to ensure alignment of Company and Contractor Plans and Schedules

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than your current employer
• Strong communication and leadership skills
• A minimum of ten years of experience working in a scheduling or leadership role with three years of experience working at Company in a scheduling/ planning capacity OR minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a scheduling or leadership role with Business or Engineering degree.
• Experience in a similar role may be considered in addition to or in lieu of other requirements of the position.

Planning & Scheduling
• Significant understanding and experience with planning and scheduling concepts.
• Understanding and experience in schedule integration across multiple groups and multiple time horizons.
• Proven ability to plan and schedule within constraints and recognize/ resolve conflicts.

• Working knowledge of planning and scheduling tools.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience in the use of Primavera scheduling software
• Experience with resource allocation analysis and levelling
• Broad operations and/or projects experience
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