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  • Job reference: RMS0107951

Future Projects Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Sunbury
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/03/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (23/03/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our global leading client is seeking highly skilled, experienced & capable contract international employees to work on a large multinational complex oil & gas project.

The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced Planner responsible for day to day planning activities in support of Angola Development future Projects, with particular emphasis on Select and Define stage projects.
In addition to their specific role, the planner has a responsibility to work closely with the existing planning team to ensure standardisation of approach, and use of company standard planning tools.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
The development of the following schedules for in house and partners use:
Level 3 Concept Select/Concept Selection schedules (up to award of FEED) for all disciplines (including all internal and external Assurance activities & reviews) - , Subsurface, Wells, , Engineering, Procurement and Contracting. Also to include for Shareholders activities, Cost & Planning, Economics, Commercial, Finance and Stage gates..Level 2 planning for the Define & Execute for the entire above plus Fabrication, Installation and Hook Up and Commissioning. All key assurance and MPCP milestones and reviews to be included through to First Oil.
All schedules to be supported by approved (1) Basis of Schedule and (2) Schedule work book (3) Critical Path Analysis and a revision log from the last published schedule.
The BoS to include as a minimum a description of the key building blocks such as:
Technical Scope document
Contracting Strategy for all aspects including Drilling
Key Targets and Constraints
Risk Register and Decision Log
Internal and Stakeholder assurance assumptions
Stakeholder Milestones
The Schedule work book should address the key scheduling assumptions made such as
Main logic (high level PERT diagram)
Calendars used
Resource availability
Consideration of Weather sensitive operations
Listing of “Primary Constrained” activities
Use of lags within relationships, carefull management of open ended logic.
The CPA should explain why these activities are on the CPA and what the possible/agreed mitigation could be.
The schedules must also:
Include for all HSSE related activities such as HAZOP, HAZID, layout reviews etc.
Allow for all permits and consents required.
Be fully aligned with Cost & Economic Model.
Develop and maintain management presentation material.
Provide accurate and consistent progress & schedule input to the weekly and monthly reports.
Provide schedule inputs to PSCM, LTP process, etc.
Identification and management of Interfaces. All significant interfaces between Programme / Project sectors will be identified and controlled through the integrated schedules.
Implementation of a Formal Management of Change (MoC) process for baselined areas of the integrated schedule. Any proposed change will be analysed for impact against baselined milestones and interface points, approved changes will be incorporated into the schedule and progress measurement systems. Sector planners will ensure that contractors properly manage their baseline schedule and only incorporate Client approved changes.
Provide support for ITT preparation and bid evaluation for all major contracts. Standard planning requirements will be included in both the ITT and the contracts, together with schedule milestones covering target completions/deliveries, key interfaces and the supply of deliverables. Bid evaluation criteria / score sheets will be developed for each major contract. Planners will be part of the bid evaluation teams for all major contracts, and in addition will provide support in the evaluation of purchase orders and other contracts, to ensure alignment with the schedule.
Schedule Risk Analysis will be undertaken at specified intervals throughout the Programme timescale, planners will develop the risk schedule for their sector, and facilitate the generation of risk values. An aligned cost/schedule risk process will be implemented for the Programme.
Progress reporting will be undertaken in accordance with the Project Co-ordination procedures. Planners will be responsible for ensuring an accurate and consistent level of reporting with their contractors, in line with the timing agreed in the project reporting calendar.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
It is expected that this position holder will have several years’ experience as a senior planner engineer on a Major Oil & Gas Offshore Project, with particular experience in Appraise / Select phases or experience in Project Feed stage would be an advantage.
The person should have an Engineering / Construction background and have been educated to a Degree level, Higher National Certificate or Equivalent.
Fully conversant with Primavera P6, Microsoft Project Scheduling Tools and Pertmaster Schedule Risk Analysis methods & programs
Fully conversant in Microsoft Office suite, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint & Word.
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