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Senior Planner - FEED

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Project Services - Cost / Estimating / Planning / Documentation
  • Date posted: 17/11/2017
  • Job reference: VR/43349
This vacancy has now expired.
Provide strategic planning support for a Deepwater Delivery project including Project maturation, well planning and Drilling Operations.
Effective development, issue and close out review of the Integrated Well Delivery Plan
Develop/Construct/ Maintain/ all planning documentation for their associated function.
Ability to Manage Change at various planning windows and clearly communicate the output
Liaise and coordinate all Stakeholders and Key Contractors/Vendors in connection with planning the delivery of projects.
Prioritisation of activities / conflict resolution aligned with the UK Integrated Activity Planning model
Ability to structure and maintain an integrated plan for operations including, Well planning, Government Permits, Environmental Studies, Commercial Tenders, Planning data requirements and deadlines.
Strong communication skills and the ability to work under own initiative
Clearly articulate the key dates in the integrated plan and the associated planning calendar expectations (when inputs must be delivered, freeze dates, plan baselines etc.)
Willingness to display the correct attitude and behaviours and has the ability to challenge when appropriate

Conducts all activities in a safe and effective manner and raises safety and environmental issues immediately and in line with corporate policy.
Undertakes the role in line with corporate policy and demonstrates behaviours in line with the companys values at all times.
Readily accepts accountability
Carries out duties in a way that maximises value and minimises waste and risk.
Detailed working knowledge and proven abilities with Primavera.
Be able to deliver precedence networks and demonstrate abilities to logic link activities and plans activities (Exploration, D&C, business development, permits, HSE management systems, procurement, commitments, internal approvals, assurance, New country entry)
Conversant with all the key facets of a typical project.
Collaborates with others in the team and looks for opportunities to leverage their network and work with others to develop safe, practical and effective solutions
Continuously develops ways of working by seeking feedback from colleagues and key stakeholders.
Complies with the project management disciplines, effectively utilises knowledge databases and actively participates in project reviews
Looks for opportunities to develop technical and personal skills both by formal learning interventions and work experience.
Coaches team colleagues where appropriate and demonstrates a personal commitment to lifelong learning
Engages with people processes in a positive and timely manner.
Demonstrates a commitment to the spirit of such processes.

Previous project experience particularly frontend during the early project stages.
HNC, relevant degree or equivalent in qualifications.
Experience in personnel co-ordination in the oil and gas industry preferable.

Extensive planning experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, - onshore and offshore related experience with the capability to:
Prepare Level 3 plans as per the WBS.
Prepare precedence networks for the activities in particular in relation to exploration, D&C, farm-down, business development, permits, HSE management systems, procurement, commitments, internal approvals &,assurance
Extract the planning information on durations, linkage and precursor activities.
Carryout critical path analysis and develop milestone tracking systems.
Plan updates and management templates to measure, monitor and report progress.
Plan scenarios for options under consideration.
Analysis on mitigation measures and recovery planning and provide input to Risk Evaluation/ Analysis exercises.
Detailed experience and knowledge of Governance Gate Deliverables / Timelines and Inter-dependencies.
Detailed working knowledge and proven abilities in developing, implementing and maintaining integrated.

Project Plans within Primavera:
Experience in well planning, drilling, exploration, logistics, new country entry desirable (but not essential) excellent communication skills and forward thinking.
Conversant with all the key facets of a typical project.
Prior experience of planning a Drilling project is preferable.

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