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Planning Assistant

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: The Hague
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/10/2013
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The Company:
Our client has been engaged in the exploration and production of natural gas in the Netherlands and the North Sea Continental Shelf since 1964. In the Dutch sector of the North Sea, gas is produced from 22 platforms and 3 subsea production installations. Most of the platforms are unmanned and remotely operated; four have gas treatment facilities.

The Role:
The key dimension of the job is to be based full time in FOD planning office and provide a solid, consistent, quality planning back-up to Operations Planning in general and to the Operations Senior Planners in particular. The job ensures all work is consistently prepared and packaged for transfer and processing between the Integrated Planning systems (Primavera, SAP, IAP etc).

A second key dimension is to manage the IAP system in order to personalize the detailed planning flowing from Primavera into the final delivery phase using IAP to reflect named personnel, movements and timings etc. to support the plan to completion (includes Vantage interrogation/verification).

Impacted production: NA

Contacts Internal/ works closely together with other TEPNL Planning team members:

 Operations Lead Planner
 FOD Senior Planners
 ECD Planners
 Campaign Planner
 Corporate Lead Planner
 IP System Planner

Financial accountability: not directly applicable.
Supervised manpower: NA

• Prepares and ensures availability of overall Scope of Work for transfer into the Integrated Planning system. Does so by ongoing liaison with all relevant personnel within FOD,
ICD, AID etc and consistency of Work Orders
• Transfers all relevant data from Work Orders at detailed operations level into Primavera IP system and back again.
• Working knowledge of Primavera and integrated planning processes.
• Working knowledge of SAP and its processes and data fields (for transfer to/from Primavera).
• Operation and control of IAP and its use in the final micro managing of the detailed planned activities which have been scheduled and ‘fixed’ by the Integrated Planning and
are scheduled for completion in the following weeks.
• Ability to access (read only) the Vantage system to validate detailed movement planning of personnel in the field to support the plan.
• Works closely with all relevant planning and operations personnel.
• Ensure reflection of all relevant Scope of Work (SAP Work Orders and Steps, MSRs etc) in IAP and personnel in Vantage.
• Attend and participate at all relevant Planning Meetings.

At all times, the job holder will:
• Demonstrate personal commitment to the HSE Policy.
• Maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant Statutory and Company HSE standards.
• Actively participate in Company safety awareness and initiative schemes.

• Ensure that project plans are developed, reviewed and amended in line with project schedules.
• Ensure scheduling procedures and documents (company and contractor) are maintained.
• Provide Planning advice and guidance to Project teams and ECs (company and contractor).

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• HND/HBO or Bachelor Engineering Degree and /or considerable relevant experience in Operations, Maintenance, Refineries, etc.
• Experience in Oil & Gas related activities for at least 5 years.
• Sound Knowledge of Planning Techniques including planning and scheduling software (Primavera, MS Project) and management software (SAP, Excel, Word PowerPoint,
IAP, and Vantage).
• Ability to perform accurate progress monitoring and forecast systems.
• Schedule analysis experiences which to provide recommendations to optimize remaining schedule activities.
• Must be pro-active in collecting reliable data, well organized in report co-ordination and have aptitudes to deal with others.
• Wiliness for occasional offshore visits to cover for Illness or rotational problems for Operations Senior Planners
• Offshore Medical & NOGEPA.
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