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Site Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/12/2014
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The Role:
• Site based role to deliver and maintain consistent and realistic plans and control structures for the project. This could be from first principles or working in a client/owner role in conjunction with EPCM or Engineering Contractors.
• Understand the list of plans required to execute the assigned project sub-elements and their interface to other sub-elements.
• Develop the activities, logic, resources and progress for the assigned project sub-elements, leading to the creation of the baseline schedule and its subsequent maintenance.
• Develop, implement and comply with the planning and progress monitoring procedures.
• Conduct the schedule monthly progress update, forecast, critical path and trend analyses for assigned elements, including any impact from interface areas.
• Implement and maintain the status reports. Provide regular and comprehensive schedule status reports to Project sub-element managers.
• Assess and incorporate the impact of approved changes and any deviations from the key project targets and milestones, including productivity monitoring and identification of alternate approaches to optimise the plan(s).
• Liaise with and challenge Project Engineering personnel to ensure proper understanding of the key schedule sensitivities and drivers
• Develop contract key dates, milestones that align with the overall project schedule.
• Participate in evaluating bid schedules and reviewing contractor plans to support contract award recommendations.
• Review and verify contractors reported progress and ensure that this is reflected in the project schedule.
• Track the criticality of the main paths to completion and float consumption.
• Provide input data for and participate in benchmarking activities.
• Develop Iraqi staff through training in planning tools and techniques.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Engineering Degree and/or Certification as a Planning Engineer or equivalent experience.
• Minimum of 8 years experience in planning positions in the Oil & Gas industry.
• Varied project experience (including either or all of Gas projects, Greenfield/Brownfield projects, Shutdown/turnaround planning) across all project phases.
• Fully versed with Planning principles and techniques and Primavera P6. Schedule Risk Assessment experience useful.
• Project execution practical experience (e.g. engineering, controls, construction, shutdown).
• Experience in JVs and/or execution in remote/developing locations will be an advantage.
• Good written and oral communications.
• Knowledge of Arabic language is an advantage but not essential.

Additional Comments:
• Team player with good interpersonal skills and track record of being self-motivated.
• Able to work across multiple projects largely unsupervised and deliver results within challenging deadlines and under pressure.
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