Senior Project Planning Engineer

Posted 21 May 2024
Salary NEG
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOil and Gas RecruitmentEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameJenny Chalmers

Job description

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

* Own the overall schedule monthly progress update, forecast, critical path and trend analyses.
* 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.
* Develop status reporting framework and implement throughout the planning hierarchy.
* Collaborate with and challenge Senior Project Engineering personnel to ensure proper understanding of the key schedule sensitivities and drivers.
* 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.
* Instigate, develop and control the planning and progress monitoring procedures to ensure that each element of the project performs the processes in a timely and consistent manner.
* Contribute to the development of project 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.
* Ensure compliance with and utilise the Company standard tools and standards expected practices.
* Provide input data for and conduct bench marking activities.
* Deliver close-out data to enable knowledge retention (lessons learned, project data compilation) at completion of work

* Provide input to assurance activities, decision stage gates and corporate governance deliverables.
* Attend reviews and other meetings as required.
* Adhere to the requirements of company Project Management Framework and planning procedures.
* Where required, complete relevant information for corporate reporting tool.

Duties to assist with E invoicing project as we transition from manual invoice processing to automation:
* Create SOPS for E invoicing processing
* Carry out E invoice system testing
* Champion the change to the business
* Trouble-shoot system issues and identify system improvements to meet user and business requirements.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Relevant planning experience in Oil & Gas Industry executing upstream and downstream projects, or equivalent industry projects.
* Qualifications: Engineering/Business/Technical Degree, Diploma or equivalent.
* Mastery of Primavera (P6) is essential.
* Expert in use of & utilising MS Office packages to provide insights (specifically Excel and PowerPoint).
* Experience in resource loadings, constraints, and schedule optimisation.

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/071967.

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.