Planning Engineer

Job Description

Job Profile SummaryResponsible for supporting the development, implementation and operation of a comprehensive schedule control system, including day-to-day planning activities, performance management and reporting, and the integration of schedules from internal and third party sources into the overall project planning process and in conformance with BP Planning, Scheduling and Project Coordination procedures.
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Purpose
of role
Responsible for supporting the development, implementation and operation of a comprehensive schedule control system, including day-to-day planning activities, performance management and reporting, and the integration of schedules from internal and third party sources into the overall project planning process and in conformance with BP Planning, Scheduling and Project Coordination procedures.

Key Results/ Accountabilities expected from role
  • Develop and assure integrity of the project level 1 and Master Control Schedule, provide post update analysis, ensuring the project team are aware of key changes and impact to critical /near critical paths.
  • Ensuring the integrity and effectiveness of planning and progress measurement
  • Provide planning support to the Project Controls Team and Project Manager to ensure compliance with the Project Planning and Scheduling Procedure and projects common process guidance.
  • Continuously improving the planning strategy, plans and procedures
  • Ensure contractor compliance with contractual planning, scheduling and reporting requirements especially those detailed contractually within the Project Coordination Procedures (PCP).
  • Satisfying BP requirements and the expectations of stakeholders.

Experience & Expertise (essential & desired)
Essential Education
  • Experience of using Primavera version 6 (P6) and Microsoft Project planning software
  • Higher National Certificate/ Higher National Diploma (or equivalate / higher education)
  • Membership of a recognised professional body

Essential experience and job requirements
  • Demonstrable track record planning delivery with experience of 5+ years covering the accountabilities relevant to the job description described herein, gained on medium to large scale size projects:
  • Proven track-record of managing schedules for projects, including communication of complex schedule information to senior management (e.g. development of Level 1 plans to describe interfaces between multiple near-critical paths)
  • Ability and proven skills to engage and work within a multifunctional discipline team to establish high levels of cooperation and credibility for the planning function when working with the project team.
  • Experience of early-stage planning for medium to large projects (pre-execute) to understand the wider project context, business drivers and development of Project Coordination Procedures.
  • Some experience of managing cost control, demonstrating a sound understanding of the relationship between cost control and planning / scheduling as a key component of the performance management framework and project control.
Desirable criteria & qualifications
Experience with onshore brownfield projects

Required Competencies
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and behaviours
  • Influencing and communication skills in English language.
  • Ability to work under own initiative.
  • Able to create a performance culture that is designed to deliver success:
  • Ability to produce good quality written reports and summary presentations – able to communicate clarity from complexity.
  • Competent with computers and IT including experience of using standard productivity software (e.g. MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint and PowerBI)
  • Able to use Primavera version 6 (P6) and Microsoft Project planning software

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EntityProduction & Operations
Job Family GroupProject Management Group
Relocation availableNo
Travel requiredYes - up to 10%
Time TypeFull time
CountryUnited Kingdom, United States of America
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Job Overview

ID:

467451

Date Posted:

Posted 1 week ago

Expiration Date:

23/12/2021

Location:

Petersfield

Salary:

Competitive

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