The incumbent is a member of a team providing timely and high quality planning, scheduling and project control support to NEL Project to enable delivery of the project in accordance with approved procedures, guidelines and execution plans. He/she will provide the entire Project with planning expertise in support of all aspects of the project, through subsurface development, front-end engineering, project approval and the execution phase.This is a contract role needed for a period of 18 months
Key Result Area:Project Planning Contracting and procurement Project Integration Project Execution Project monitoring and control Input to business Plan Coaching and Mentoring
Responsibilities:Provide planning advice to the project leadership team in support of the decision-making process.
To develop and maintain the overall Project Level I & II Plans. Provide pro-active and quality input during development and revision of project execution strategiesEffective management of the dynamics of project plans during the project definition phase. Develop the planning, scheduling and reporting requirements for all Invitation to Tenders. Contribute to the tender evaluation process for all major contracts. Review and evaluate the execution plans proposed by individual contractors.
Develop and maintain integrated planning procedures and support interfaces with other project management systems
To lead, co-ordinate and manage planning and scheduling of the entire project in accordance with NEL planning standards.
Manage and steer the combined planning team effort and liaise effectively with project leaders and all project, cost and contract engineers.
Leading a team. Understanding the importance of the company’s business and safety requirements. Demonstrate effective management of Customer/Suppliers/Contractors Relations. Determine Facility Maintenance Requirements Broad knowledge and application of Risk Assessment for all construction and operation field tasks. Ability to seek opportunities to expand and apply technical knowledge, skill and experience in doing own job.
Experienced graduate level Planning Engineer with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in oil & gas industry of which at least 10 years must have been with a major operator.
Must have previous experience of working in a similar role on a major project from concept through to commissioning.
Proficient in the use of computerized planning tools such as Primavera, Artemis, Microsoft Project etc.
Knowledge of computerized project management (planning, scheduling, monitoring and control) in a multi-project environment is a pre-requisite.
Strong project management, technical, communication and leadership skills. Should be self -motivated and a proven achiever..