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  • Job reference: RMS0113717

Senior Project Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/10/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel. They work globally employing over 20,000 people on major operations including the UK

The Role:
Primary Functions:
 Provide planning and scheduling support through all phases of the project from FEED to completion.
 Coordinate the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Object Breakdown Structure (OBS) with cost estimator and cost controller.
 Assign responsibility for the development and maintenance of the components that make up the overall project schedule.
 Liaise with Operator planner to ensure that the integrated schedule is accurately updated to meet the project requirements.
 Liaise and with key contractor planner to ensure that the contractor schedule meets the project requirements.
 Assess project deliverables against the Capital Projects Management System (CPMS) requirements and assign actions.
 Coordinate schedule risk analysis.
 Analyze project progress relative to schedule to detect deviations and progressing deviations early.
 Report project progress and schedule deviations to Project Management.
 Act as an advisor, to project management, on issues regarding the schedule
 Implement project documentation and data preservation routines.
 Participate in planning and scheduling Community of Practice and other schedule networks
 Assist in managing the Primavera schedule structure to be used for schedule control of the elements included in the UK Portfolio

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 Offshore brownfield related project planning experience
 Planning and Scheduling to include: standards implementation and concurrence, Primavera implementation and use, implementation of Best Practice
 Fully compliant in planning, scheduling, and Primavera skills
 Solid understanding of Upstream projects and their management and control
 Strong communication skills
 Well-developed analytical skills with ability to asses project plans and identify gaps and risks
 Excellent problem solving skills
 Structured and disciplined
 Self motivated
 Accountable and delivers on commitments

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
 Bachelor degree (B.Sc.) or equivalent education. Less formal education may be compensated with documented relevant experience.
 Relevant experience within project management in the oil and gas industry as Project Planner in large Capital Projects. Mega project experience is preferable.
 Excellent Primavera knowledge
 Good knowledge of key capital project management processes.
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