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  • Job reference: RMS0123611

Lead Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/04/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/05/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a leading global supplier of consultancy, engineering, and project management services in the the world's oil and gas, minerals and metals, clean energy, environmental and infrastructure markets.

The Role:
Responsibilities:
Maintain effectively a project planning and progress control system in order to support the Project Manager's decision-making process to complete the project according to and in compliance with the contractual dates and requirements.

Ensure any deviation from the plan is promptly spotted and analysed, final time impact is estimated and the effect of corrective actions taken is monitored. Create a schedule awareness atmosphere among all project participants.

•Development of FEED and Detail Design phase packages to include detailed L3 schedules
•Continual review and development of procedures and common support processes resulting in improved business effectiveness
•Ensure the requisite quality of data is maintained
•Develop and ensure compliance with the work breakdown structure and coding
•Oversee the planning element of the change control procedure
•Production of ‘what if’ scenarios and plans to suit both client and contractor requirements
•Production of risk analysis data if required by the project.
•Mentoring and development of planning personnel, to raise their competence, awareness, knowledge and techniques required in the execution of planning functions
•To read, understand and implement the Company Safety Policy and the arrangements described in the Company and area Safety Management System documents in relation to the Planning function.
•To promote HS&E responsibility within the team
•Attend engineering discipline progress meeting or other related meeting
•Ensure that the projects planning and scheduling requirements are properly and clearly communicated to those functionally responsible for executing the schedule
•Ensure that the Planning and Progress Control procedures are complied with by effective monitoring of progress measurement forecast, completion, deviations and changes to the baseline schedule
•Compile and review progress reports and advise deviations, trends, mitigating actions, risks and opportunities to the Project Management
•To promote good working relations with the project staff and client

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Minimum 10 years offshore planning engineering experience (preferably recent)
•Planning of offshore FEED, detail design and procurement phases
•Ability to develop and manage the detailed project schedules, requiring excellent multi-discipline knowledge
•Self-motivated leading teams of planning engineers and exceptional client relationship skills.
•Excellent presentation and communication skills
•Previously managed planning function on a large multi-discipline, multi-phase project
•Good working knowledge of Primavera P6 and MS office
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