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  • Job reference: RMS0146259

Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baku
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/08/2014
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The Role:
The Project Planning Engineer shall be an essential part of the Istiglal Project working within the integrated GWO/GPO Istiglal team (henceforth referred to as Project Team) and responsible for provision of planning support and associated direction to the Project Team, other project services interfaces, and to the Istiglal CONTRACTOR group. Including:

HSE Responsibilities:
• Demonstrate HSE Leadership
• Meet and exceed HSE requirements such as SOC, BOSS etc.

Istiglal Planning Engineer:
• Facilitate strong relationships with the Istiglal CONTRACTOR team, SD2 extended planning teams (with specific focus on SD2 M&SS planning), and GOO/GWO Activity Planning team
• Ensure the planning requirements for the Istiglal Project are met through the Development & Maintenance of Istiglal Project fully integrated schedules through:
• Identification and input of all critical interfaces from design, procurement and fabrication, construction and hook-up / commissioning, assurance, and handover.
• Establishing and maintaining the Istiglal Project planning reporting calendar and timely issuance of those reports, inc. development of project dashboards.
• Undertaking timely planning assurance activities inc. critical path / “what-if” / schedule risk analyses.
• Identifying and effectively communicating issues/solutions to the Project Team as early as possible to allow for effective solution management.
• Active participation in regular meetings, both internal to the project and within wider SD2 project.
• Responsible for the reviewing the CONTRACTOR’s schedule and challenging any progress or schedule issues.
• Provision of other ad-hoc planning duties as required.
• Shall own the development and maintenance of the Planning section of the Project Team PEP.
• Maintaining an integrated SD2 Wells schedule that can be interfaced with the SS&M schedule.
• Main interface with GPO SD2 SS&M planner.

• Development and maintenance of a fully integrated Istiglal plan.
• Develop and maintain the Istiglal planning report calendar and report issue schedule.
• Ensure that all Istiglal reports are delivered on time.
• Ensure regular Istiglal planning meetings are held and planning issue are discussed and reviewed with the Project Team.
• Ensure that all Istiglal project plans are managed in a software system that allows for efficient use and is in line with broader GWO/GPO requirements.
• Ensure planning knowledge transfer to assist in development of national planning staff as required.
• Undertake planning assurance activities as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Minimum of 15 years planning engineering experience.
• Competent in Primavera P6 planning software, and other equivalent industry-standard systems.
• Experience of developing and executing critical path and schedule risk analyses.
• Acted on behalf of client as planning engineer.
• Competent in MS Project is desirable.
• Familiar with SIMOPS environment.
• University degree, HNC, or the corresponding appropriate experience.
• Membership or Chartered Status of a recognised professional body.
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