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Lead Projects and Decommissioning Planner

  • Job reference: 926426
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 05/07/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Lead Projects and Decommissioning Planner based in Aberdeen.

Main Duties:
Develops, applies and drives planning guidelines across the portfolio
Owns and develops the approved standard Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for all project types, maintaining alignment with the standard Cost WBS
As part of a Projects and Decommissioning Governance Framework, carries out peer assists and peer reviews of Integrated Project Control Schedules, and of contractor detailed schedules and progress reports
Mentors other project planners in PMO across all locations, helps to build a performance management culture in the team, and assures consistency across the portfolio
Gives guidance to contractors on preparing and issuing plans to company through both the RFQ process, and the project controls section in the contract admin instructions
Implements standard planning and progress KPIs and productivity measures based on Earned Value and Earned Schedule
Develops and maintains planning structures in alignment with approved project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Integrates internal and contractor plans in an Integrated Project Control Schedule, with appropriate focus on interfaces, and ability to efficiently roll up to a Level 1
Provides Baseline progress S-Curves, aligned with the Baseline Spend Curves, such that Earned Value and Earned Schedule can be rigorously applied
Improvement to our performance management methods and culture, delivered through integrated project controls, which in turn should increase the predictability of contractor performance, and hence mitigate project and portfolio schedule related risks

Qualifications & Experience:
Qualifications / experience in Project Management and Project Controls
Significant experience and knowledge of Primavera P6, and Primavera Risk is essential
Significant knowledge and experience of integrated project planning in North Sea E&P Greenfield developments, subsea tie backs, major Brownfield modifications and/or Decommissioning
Detailed understanding of Project Controls, across Planning, Cost, Risk, MoC, EVM, etc.
Knowledge of Association of Project Management terminology (APM BoK)
Open and effective communicator
Ability to influence others
Analytical and systematic approach with an eye for detail
Willingness to share knowledge and proactive approach to day to day working
In addition to technical knowledge and credibility, we are searching for someone who lives our values of Agility, Collaboration, Courage, Care and Delivery, enables and supports change and brings fresh and dynamic thinking.

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 926426.


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