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Senior Planning Engineer

  • Job reference: 914271
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 22/05/2017

914271 - Senior Planning Engineer

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

  • To provide Integrated Planning and general Project Controls support to the South Lokichar Development
  • Leadership role that has a wider remit of working with the members of Kenya Developments Leadership Team to understand the overall strategy and convert that in to an integrated project plan.
  • Develop manpower projections and productivity metrics.
  • Regularly status the plans and manpower profiles and advise the Leadership team on progress, areas of concern and key issues that need resolving.
  • Integrator with ability to work with sub surface, well engineering, facility, commercial and ESIA teams to develop a plan.
  • Develop and maintain integrated schedules, S curves and KPI charts of all Project related activities
  • Prepare and maintain progress reporting of major contract packages and overall project
  • Analyse, audit and verify contractor progress reports
  • Evaluate the impact of project change upon schedule
  • Risk analysis of schedule activity
  • Project Control support to delivery teams and function

A leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company with HQ in West London, UK. Their focus is on finding and monetising oil in Africa and the Atlantic Margins and currently boast a portfolio over 120 licences spans 21 countries.

Personal Specification

  • Degree /HND / or equivalent project controls experience
  • Experience in the upstream oil industry.
  • Experience in low cost onshore developments is a key requirement.
  • Pre-FID planning experience will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge on Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning activities working for both Contractor and Operator
  • Primavera P6 and MS Office
  • Risk Management and Change Management competence
  • Need to be an excellent integrator with good interpersonal skill sets;
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills;
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team;
  • Ability to work on own initiative;
  • Takes a proactive approach;
  • Ability to take responsibility and manage tasks through to completion;
  • React quickly & flexible to changing circumstances;
  • Use initiative to ensure issues are overcome;
  • Seek ways to find and apply best practice;
  • Adopt a pragmatic, fit for purpose approach;
  • Open, honest & reliable.

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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