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  • Job reference: RMS0097953

Senior/Lead Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/09/2011
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The Company:
An Australian Company and leading provider of professional services to the resources & energy sectors and complex process industries. Their services cover the full spectrum both in size and lifecycle - from the creation of new assets to services that sustain and enhance operating assets. With 32,000 employees across 41 countries, they continue to push boundaries and extend their capabilities around the world.

The Role:
- In response to their commitment to current projects as well as the recent awarding of new projects, they are seeking experienced Project Controls applicants for their Brisbane office. We are currently building teams for Greenfield and Brownfield Minerals and Metals and Oil and Gas projects.

Primary objectives include:-
1. To proactively support the project by managing the planning process and planning personnel and the activities across the organisation
2. To assist and support the Project Services Manager in managing the Project Schedule and ensure the customer gains maximum business benefits from the mechanism
3. Provide planning expertise and assist the project with their project planning services

Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:
- Supervise the planning function during design and/or construction stages of the assigned project/projects
- Responsibilities for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance
- To manage the Planning Team to deliver a complete Planning/Scheduling service to the organisation
- Work directly with the customers UEV Cost & Planning to ensure the Planning processes, procedures and systems are implemented and subject to continuous improvement reviews
- Prepare weekly/monthly reports as required, and analyse contractors reports
- Liaise with the Engineering Manager, Construction Manager, Operations Development and Asset Focal Points to ensure the planning process accurately reflects the work scope and requirements of the managers
- Establish and maintain activity level integration between P6 and Project Management Reporting tool
- Identify contract variations related to program changes and instigate documentation to the customer

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- The successful candidates will possess substantial technical and practical experience in the relevant discipline in the Resources and Energy (M&M and O&G) industry, including experience in multi-disciplinary EPCM projects and teams.
To succeed in these roles, you will also:
- Be client focused, proactive, team orientated and schedule driven
- Possess sound negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills
- Have well developed skills in Project Controls software packages – InControl, P6, Prism etc.
- Demonstrable commitment to HSE management in a project environment
- Posses high level organisational and planning skills
- Possess a high level of written and verbal communications skills
- Possess a high level of customer focus
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