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  • Job reference: RMS0109334

Project Services Lead Planner.

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Algeria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/06/2012
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The Role:
Job Purpose:
• In Salah Gas (ISG) are joint ventures between the National Oil Company, Sonatrach, Statoil and
BP. Although ISG are now in the Operations phase there is a significant program of ongoing Capital
Investment scope – continual drilling program, gas gathering system expansion, facilities and
infrastructure modifications.
Reporting Relationships:
• This position covers all aspects of Projects Planning and Schedules Control. This require close
relationships with Project engineers, Engineering Team leader , Construction manager and
Superintendents . The position provide big support to Projects Manager , Operations management ,
Construction team and reports to Project Services manager.
Job Dimensions:
• The Lead planner will prepare , monitor and update all kind of projects main plans for In Salah Gas
Joint Venture which include all engineering , procurement and construction activities mainly for
Capital investment scope and as well Operations modifications .
• This is an equal rotational position (i.e. back to back role typically working 4 weeks on, and 4 weeks
off) based in In Salah (Krechba) in South Algeria, with regular travels to the other sites : TEG / REG
/ HRML and HMD . The position provides the opportunity of working in a remote desert location,
within a multi national and multi-cultural environment.
Job Responsibilities:
• Prepare ISG 5 Year Plan with input from major stakeholders.
• Prepare and maintain the ISG 6Q Integrated Field Plan (IFP) through coordination with Subsurfac ,
Drilling, Projects Production, Field Operations, Technical, Maintenance and Project Development
• Prepare and maintain the 12-Week Look ahead Schedule as required by Projects Production, Field
Operations, Technical, and Maintenance Teams.
• Prepare and maintain Projects Bi-Weekly Plan with Project Responsible , Construction &
• Provide bedding plan update and set up formal bedding plans review meeting with Projects and
Field Ops.
• Produce ad hoc programmes, Planning What if scenarios, presentations and reports as required by
Management and each ISG Teams.
• Identify and highlight schedule risks in IFP and contractors’ programmes.
• Responsible for projects Risk register update and follow-up of mitigation plans with all Projects
Team members
• Provide input to weekly and monthly reports.
• Monitor the programmes of Engineering & Procurement , Field Construction and contractors.
• Audit contractors’ planning and reporting systems; verify invoiced progress and quantities.
• Input Planning and Control requirements to Invitation ToTenders .
Main facilitator for following Meetings: IFP, 12 weeks Look ahead and bi-weekly projects Meeting.
• Supervision of 1 project service Planner

Key Skills:
• Strong Interpersonal and Customer facing skills
• Good Skills of MS Office tools
• Open-minded and good team-player.
• Good communicator with superiors peers and subordinates
• Motivator and take initiatives
• Aptitude of working in desert environment and remote areas

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
University Degree in Engineering related discipline or equivalent

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Previous Planning experience is essential
• Ms Project & Primavera is essential
• Knowledge of project management processes is required
Languages Needed:
• English – Essential , French – Advantageous , Arabic – Advantageous but not essential
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