Senior Planning Engineer

Posted 17 September 2022
Salary neg
Contact NameEmma Smart

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Planning Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

* Lead by example in all matters related to HSE.
* Support Goal Zero through visible compliance with the Life Saving Rules.
* Work within, and help advance, company Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality policy.
* Instigate, develop and police the planning and progress monitoring procedures to ensure that each element of the project performs the processes in a timely and consistent manner.
* Own the overall schedule monthly progress update, forecast, critical path and trend analyses.
* Develop status reporting framework and implement throughout the planning hierarchy.
* Provide regular and comprehensive schedule status reports to Project Management.
* Review scope change requests for the impact on schedules and the critical path of the project. Prepare reconciliation between earlier schedules and the current schedule.
* Consolidate the impact of approved changes and any deviations from the key project targets and milestones, including productivity monitoring and "What if scenarios" to aid project management decision-making.
* Liaise with and challenge Senior Project Engineering personnel to ensure proper understanding of the key schedule sensitivities and drivers.
* Contribute to the development of contract strategies documents. Ensure that all contract key dates and milestones align with the overall integrated plan. Evaluate bid schedules and review contractor plans to support contract award recommendations.
* Contribute to the development of the project's risk profiles and translate these into the plans using deterministic and probabilistic analysis methods, as appropriate. Regularly track the schedule risk mitigation efforts, the criticality of the main paths to completion, float consumption and the release of the 50/50 schedule contingency.
* Implement, ensure compliance and utilise the Company standard tools and processes.
* Provide input data for and conduct benchmarking activities.
* Deliver close-out data to enable knowledge retention (lessons learned, project data compilation) at completion of work
* Provide input as appropriate to stage gate and corporate governance and assurance activity
* Attend reviews and other meetings as required.
* Adhere to the requirements of company's Project Guides, and all related planning procedures.
* Where required, complete relevant information for corporate reporting tool

Experience & Qualifications:
* Oil & Gas Industry Experience including Planning on execution of upstream and downstream projects
* Qualifications: Degree/Diploma or equivalent.
* Experience in resource loadings, constraints and schedule optimisation.
* A working knowledge of Primavera (P6) is essential.
* Expert use of MS Office packages (specifically excel).
* The ability to work within a multi-disciplinary matrix team is essential. It is also necessary to be able to operate in the external environment, with varies Assets, contractors and co-venturers etc. The candidate will have broad technical understanding and commercial sense.
* Good inter-personal and leadership skills.
* Good team player but also self-driven and a proven achiever
* Good communications skills (i.e. report writing and presentation) are essential.
* Strong project management and technical skills

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: TR/056650.

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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.