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Job Description

The role is for a Senior Planning Engineer to work within the Project Services group and Project Management Teams to deliver and maintain standard, consistent and realistic project and asset plans, reflecting the assessed risk parameters for each workscope within my client's Operations and Projects.

This is a chance to join a growing company and hit the ground running on multiple large projects in the north sea; drilling campaigns, subsea tie backs and FPSO redevelopment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Update and maintain the planning and progress monitoring processes to ensure that each element of the asset / project performs the workscope in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Own the overall schedule 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.
  • Liaise with and challenge Senior Project Engineering personnel to ensure proper understanding of the key schedule sensitivities and drivers.
  • Regularly track the schedule risk mitigation efforts, the criticality of the main paths to completion, float consumption and the release of the schedule contingency.
  • Implement, ensure compliance and utilise my client's 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.

  • Lead by example in all matters related to HSSE.
  • Support my client's programs through visible compliance with the Life Saving Rules.
  • Work within, and help advance, my client's Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality policies.
  • Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract.
Key knowledge and experience:

Oil & Gas Industry Experience including planning of major upstream Projects, Brownfield Modifications and Subsea Projects.
Sound knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques including planning software, with experience in the control and ownership of Corporate Planning Systems.
Experience in logic networks, resource loading, schedule optimisation and creating/analysing scenarios. Experience of updating and maintaining a suite of reports to support different time / reporting requirements.
The ability to work within a multi-disciplinary matrix team is essential.
It is also necessary to be able to operate across various Assets, contractors and co-venturers etc.