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Planning Analyst

  • Job reference: 913456
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 08/05/2017

913456 - Planning Financial Analyst / Business Analyst in Energy Sector

Established in Scotland in 1987, Orion Group has achieved consistent growth over the ensuing 30 years and is now an international leader in the provision of personnel to the Oil and Gas / Rail and wider Engineering Industries.

Today Orion Group manages the placement of thousands of contractors every year via our worldwide network of 57 offices throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa.

Job Description

  • Safety - Conducts all activities in a safe and effective manner and raises safety and environmental issues immediately and in line with corporate policy
  • Leadership - Undertakes the role in line with corporate policy and demonstrates behaviours in line with our clients values at all times. Readily accepts accountability
  • Financial - Carries out duties in a way that maximises value and minimises waste and risk.
  • Technical/Functional
  • Capital Management
  • Co-ordination and review of Decision Support Packages to support Project Approval requests
  • Ensuring compliance with Corporate Capital Management Policy
  • Ensuring process and timelines adhered to in order to implement timely project approvals
  • Woking pro-actively to continually enhance the process
  • Support the Work Programme and Budget and Strategic Planning process
  • Help with co-ordination and preparation of the annual Work Programme & Budget and Strategic Plan
  • Prepare presentations and insightful analyses.
  • Long-term Integrated Planning - Work with Operations planning team to co-ordinate and prepare Long term integrated activity plan
  • UK Scorecard - assist in development of UK scorecard and tracking of progress against key metrics.
  • Provide support for other UK Planning activities including Monthly KPI reporting, Rig Line planning, periodic industry surveys (eg for DECC), etc.
  • Pro-actively implement process improvements.
  • Perform other ad-hoc activities and business analyses as required to support the Planning and Portfolio Manager
  • Collaboration - Collaborates with others in the team and looks for opportunities to leverage their network and work with others to develop safe, practical and effective solutions
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation - Continuously develops ways of working by seeking feedback from colleagues and key stakeholders. Complies with Nexen project management disciplines, effectively utilises knowledge databases and actively participates in project reviews
  • Capability Development - Looks for opportunities to develop technical and personal skills both by formal learning interventions and work experience. Coaches team colleagues where appropriate and demonstrates a personal commitment to lifelong learning
  • People Processes - Engages with people processes in a positive and timely manner. Demonstrates a commitment to the spirit of such processes.

Our Client is responsibly developing resources in some of the world's most significant basins including the UK North Sea, western Canada, the United States and offshore West Africa. As wholly-owned subsidiaries of CNOOC Limited the clients group of companies operates under clear value-based principles of excellence, personal accountability, integrity and social and environmental responsibility. It's about getting the job done, the right way.

Personal Specification

  • Have you have experience in working for an Oil Operator in Oil and Gas industry?
  • Do you have CIMA/ACCA qualification?
  • Do you have Business Analyst experience(Budgeting and Forecasting /Strategic Planning/ Joint Venture Accounting)?
  • If you have answered yes to these questions we are looking forward to receiving your applications.
  • Accounting or Finance Qualification (e.g. Chartered Accountant)
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Current & relevant industry knowledge and experience acquired in an upstream oil and gas company.
  • Excellent communication skills (both interpersonal and written)
  • Confident dealing with colleagues at all levels of the organisation including senior
  • management.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Experience of working cross functionally and with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Proactive and have the ability to work to tight deadlines and with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must be flexible and have the ability to self-manage competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong Team Player
  • Displays honesty, integrity and a strong sense of ethics in all decision and actions.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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