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  • Job reference: RMS0143861

Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Doha
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/06/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/07/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is a major operating company, currently involved in some of the largest energy projects in the world.

The Role:
Our leading client is currently seeking a Planner to work on a residential basis in Qatar.

Planning Engineer is responsible for providing effective (portfolio) planning support to the Project Managers/ Portfolio Manager and detailed planning support to the individual project. He/ She should perform relevant planning & progress activities in Primavera and other management systems for the project business. He/ She will be responsible for the relevant monthly planning progress reporting. To contribute to delivery and maintenance of standard, consistent and realistic project plans reflecting the assessed risk parameters for each project. The planner will work alongside 2 other planners in the Project Services Team.

Duties/ Accountabilities:
Deliver and maintain consistent and realistic plans and control structures for the projects in line with Project Scheduling. Understand the list of plans required to execute the assigned project sub-elements and their interface to other sub-elements. Develop the activities, logic, resources and progress for the assigned project sub-elements, leading to the creation of the baseline schedule and its subsequent maintenance.

- Comply with the planning and progress monitoring procedures.
- Conduct the schedule monthly progress update, forecast, critical path and trend analyses for assigned elements, including any impact from interface areas. Implement and maintain the status reports. Provide regular and comprehensive schedule status reports to project managers.
- Assess and incorporate the impact of approved changes and any deviations from the key project targets and milestones, including productivity monitoring and identification of alternate approaches to optimise the plans.
- Liaise with and challenge Project Engineering personnel to ensure proper understanding of the key schedule sensitivities and drivers
-Develop contract key dates, milestones and plan dates that align with the overall project schedule.
-Participate in evaluating bid schedules and reviewing contractor plans to support contract award recommendations.
-Develop contract sections for planning and progress reporting. Review and verify contractors reported progress and ensure that this is reflected in the project schedule. - Contribute to the translation of the project’s risk profile into the probabilistic risk model and understand the output, including the key risk drivers for the possible range of schedule completion dates. Track the criticality of the main paths to completion and float consumption.
-Utilise the standard tools and processes.
-Provide input data for and participate in benchmarking activities.
-Contribute to close-out data to enable knowledge retention (lessons learned, project data compilation) at completion of work.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience in Oil and Gas.
- Experience in planning Engineering , procurement and construction phases.
- Understanding and experience in progress measurement.
- Develop plan from scratch based on scope.
- Primavera competency essential

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