Schedule : Full-time
At the end of April 2019 WorleyParsons combined with Jacobs’ Energy, Chemicals and Resources (ECR) division, to create, Worley.
Together, we are a leading global provider of professional project and asset services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors.
We have almost 60,000 amazing people in around 60 countries across the world covering the full life cycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets for our customers.
Our exciting combination will create new opportunities for you to join us.
The transition will take time, so in the short-term you may see references to our heritage companies in your application process.
The primary role of the Planning Lead is to proactively support the project by managing the planning process and planning personnel for the relevant area.
This position is responsible for providing planning expertise and supporting the Project Services Manager in managing the project schedule and ensuring the client gains maximum business benefits.
RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITY
Supervise the planning function during design and / or construction stages of assigned area / project.
Responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance
Lead the project controls team to deliver a complete planning / scheduling service to the project
Work directly with the client to ensure the planning processes, procedures and systems are implemented and subject to continuous improvement reviews.
Prepare weekly / monthly reports as required, and analyse contractors’ reports
Liaise with the engineering manager, construction manager and department focal points to ensure the planning process accurately reflects the work scopes and requirements of the project
Schedule all HSE issues relevant HSE plan activities
Liaise with the management team on all relevant planning issues
Prepare regular status reports and forecasts for project management and client review.
Supervise and develop other planning and specialist support staff at home and / or field office locations.
Maintain the current and baseline schedule, analyse the effect of proposed changes and maintain the baseline change control authorisation process
Manage the effective coordination and cooperation of team members across all offices
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members and other personnel.
Maintain a high level of communication / interface with other project control personnel on the project team
Monitor planning applications to ensure project data integrity.
Provide ad-hoc support / advice to Project Services Manager and Project Director when required.
Quality Assurance Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system
Safety Responsible for personal safety and safe working practices
Understand all relevant documentation pertaining to the construction phase of the project including scope of services, conditions of contract, project execution plan, project schedule, etc.
Work within standard project planning procedures; ensure that these procedures comply with contractual reporting requirements and, if not, modifying accordingly.
Generally instilling planning and scheduling awareness in the project
Obtain from operating groups, the latest information pertinent to planning and ensuring its accuracy and completeness.
Prepare and record changes to the schedule.
Ensure reconciliation on a regular basis
Ensure integrity of the data being processed
Ensure effective coordination and cooperation between other team members, particularly in regard to planning
Review and understand all relevant documentation pertaining to the project including scope of services, project schedules and project specifications
Work in accordance with project planning / scheduling procedures
Liaise with project controls team at the working level as directed
Assist the project controls team in identifying and monitoring critical paths within the schedule
Support project change / trend management as and when required
Produce weekly management reports as and when required
Ensure schedules are progressed objectively according to project procedures
Assist and support planning project team in maintaining critical path diagrams to ensure project target dates are met
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
Proven computer literacy skills with experience in cost and project control computer applications
Experience in leading planning teams on large scale Oil & Gas / Petrochemical projects
Proven ability to communicate effectively with others (verbally, in written communications and in presentations / meetings)
Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of industry standard practices in cost control activities
Demonstrate an advanced level in planning engineering using computer-based planning and scheduling techniques
Demonstrate in-depth Primavera (P6) Project Planning software user expertise
Well-developed technical and practical skills and able to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to WorleyParsons and its customers
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 20 years’ experience in the field of project controls
A minimum of 15 years’ experience in a senior project controls position on major Oil & Gas / Petrochemical projects
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, finance, accounting, economics or relevant discipline; further relevant qualifications and / or equivalent experience
Experience within the Middle East is required
International project experience is required
Competent in the use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite and a sound knowledge in relevant software