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Onshore Operations Planner

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Planning & Scheduling
  • Date posted: 25/09/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43954
This vacancy has now expired.
Raeburn are seeking an Operations Planner to be based onshore in our clients offices in West Africa. This will be a 6 /2 rotation and the client will consider contract or staff options.
Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required
Support the operations team and facility planning processes.
.Owner of the O&M input co-ordination to the 5-year, 3 -year, 1-year & 90 day plan with assistance from discipline engineers and other departments. Set work program and target milestones for each phase based on the project plan.
.Chair all onshore planning meeting to ensure co-ordination and scheduling of all maintenance, operations and construction activities to avoid unnecessary conflicts and ensure maximum plan attainment with efficient use of resources.
.Develop detailed yet simple to understand schedules and graphs. Producing visual aids to help explain the schedule of work, including bar charts and network diagrams. Present the schedule of work to others in the company and the client organisation involved with the project.
.Interface with Offshore Planners. Interface with offshore teams, arranging, organising logistics / POB etc. Maintain statistics of POB efficiency etc.
.Setup and run [when necessary] planning meetings with discipline engineers and ensuring that their actions are recorded and closed-out in a timely fashion.
.Understand the systems, towards ensuring that the Operations Planning System [OPS] is implemented and improved & continuous FMS / OMF reviews and verifications with focus upon planning operations.
.Ensure and verify [auditable] compliance and continuous improvement of planning work and other procedures. And compliance with, the annual assurance plan.
.Provide monthly operations planning reports to indicate compliance to plans.
.Provide technical knowledge and experience in evaluating and resolving planning clashes, exploiting opportunities and optimising available resources.
.Participate in annual review, audits of and provide assessment of the OPS.
.Ensuring that any non-compliance with the FMS / OMF is identified and addressed.
.Ensure that the Clients and Companies policies are known, understood and adhered to.
.Visit the vessel regularly offshore.


.Degree in relevant engineering discipline, or equivalent. Desirable: mechanical / facilities engineering.
.Formal qualifications in project controls disciplines.
.FPSO experienced desirable.
.Proven experience on CMMS management, project planning preparation, shut down preparation and planning.
.Knowledge of the document control and procurement management systems and processes.
.Knowledge of the maintenance management and procurement modules for CMMS software system.
.High level of computer literacy in office packages: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word; Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Project/Primavera P6.

.Excellent team spirit and proactive attitude.
.Ability to deliver high quality work on time.
.Ability to work on their own initiative with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
.Written and verbal communication skills.
.Ability to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently.
.Diligence & attention to detail.

Additional requirements

.Basic Offshore Survival Induction Emergency Training [BOSIET] or Further Offshore Emergency Training [FOET].
.Helicopter Underwater Escape Training [HUET].
.International Minimum Industry Training [IMIST].
.Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System [CA-EBS].
.OGUK Medical.