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Project Planner (Drilling & Wells)

  • Job reference: 919584
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Planners, Supply Chain and Procurement
  • Date posted: 17/05/2018

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Project Planner (Drilling & Wells based in Aberdeen.

Establishing and maintaining D&W Level IV schedules by WBS, adding resource responsible to activities to determine progress requirements to meet first oil production target
Coordinating bi-weekly schedule performance review meetings with Lead Engineers, Rig Supervisors and the D&W team. Reporting progress against planned, highlighting schedule change impact and maintain records of scope changes, schedule slippages and variances
Interfacing with HUC planner, Ops planner, vendors and other stakeholders in identifying and managing interdependencies between work streams to ensure timely project completion
Providing input into D&W master schedule, HUC master schedule, AMAP (Annual Maturation Process) Rig demand document, monthly reports, and to F&C regarding accruals
Providing schedule data for management meetings, partner meetings, OGA interfaces and decision review meetings
Creating PCPs (Project Change Proposals) for any project change impacts and schedule change impacts
Supporting D&W team by creating requisition, and performing service entries for established frame agreements
Leading a twice a year cost control estimate baseline meetings (CCE), with a delivery to develop a baseline drilling schedule in additional to other schedule scenarios
Creating and maintaining progress curves
Performing an annual review of schedules versus actual delivery, assessments of durations, etc. should be performed, and adjustments of the scheduling model and process evaluated if process improvements are required
Calculating rig/derrick availability times, and comparing with the planned unit schedule to do a validity check of the plan and adjust same accordingly by subtracting rig unavailability days
Performing a quarterly portfolio risk assessment
Ensuring all resource schedule information is included in all updates (Capacity, work required for operational planning, supporting work/studies, absence, etc.)
Providing general support to team and well planning activities
Be involved in continuous improvement initiatives
Support organising activities for the Well Planning Team
Conduct reviews and verification of plans as requested
Participate in established project teams and promote project scheduling, cost control, and risk management
Participate in risk assessment sessions
Become familiar with all company systems required to perform his/her job
Raise synergies and follow up quality deviations
Strong commitment towards HSE
Thorough knowledge of company governing systems
Relevant project planning Drilling & well experience preferred
Expert level user of specialist/industry planning software and systems (e.g. Safran. Primavera, MS Project)

Contract 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 919584.

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