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Job Title: Planner

Reference: WTSA03276

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Recruiter: WTS Energy Holding B.V. / WTS Energy

Job description:

Our client, a major Operator currently embarking on expansion of its gas assets, is seeking to hire a Planner who shall be Responsible for supporting the project team by utilizing project planning documents and output from the interactive planning process as a basis for developing project schedules.

•   Monitor the development of project-specific Project Controls procedures, ensuring they comply with the Capital Projects Management System.

•   Ensure the scheduling, cost estimating and cost control of the project organization are fully integrated.

•   Identify potential gaps in Project Controls organization for the project.

•   Provide training and assistance of the project for the implementation of the Project Controls processes and communication with the Project Development group.

•   Ensure that a reasonable level of effort has been invested in the preparation of the Project Controls requirements in the major contracts.

•   Assist in the analysis of contractor input for schedule information.

•   Gain and maintain full understanding and awareness of the schedule structure and contents, including the activities and relationships which make up the critical path.

•   Assists Project Controls and Project Management representative in formal project reviews

•   Lead and facilitate the planning process

•   Develop and maintain resource loaded critical path method (CPM) project schedules

•   Review schedules from company engineering, procurement, fabrication and subcontractors and inputs data into the project schedule and provide feedback as needed

•   Progress schedules, analyze performance, conduct critical path analysis, produce schedule reports and make recommendations for corrective action measures which mitigate impacts to cost and schedule.

•   Advise project team as needed

•   Review subcontractors schedules

•   Review subcontractor man-hour and manning reports

•   Review and analyze schedule impacts of change orders

•   Review purchase recommendations for schedule impact

•   Review and edit project input data into progress reports as required

•   Assist in development of project delay claims during project execution

•   Perform other duties as required by management


•   A bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or other related field or the equivalent experience

•   At least 10+ years of experience in a process oriented, E/C Company or in an operating company with project controls or project management duties

•   Working knowledge of EPC, Fabrication, construction and engineering work flows

•   Experience in Microsoft Project and Primavera will be a plus

•   Effective computer skills; including proficiency with Microsoft Office software and discipline specific software applications

•   The ability to collaborate and work in a team environment

•   Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company

•   Effective analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to formulate and communicate sound recommendations

•   Experience using SAP Primavera P-6 for the oil and gas industry

Preferred Qualifications:

•   Demonstrate Technical proficiency in the field of Planning and Scheduling, including use of software (Primavera P3 and P6, MS Project)

•   Proficiency in the field of schedule analysis and risking

•   Experience in SAP

•   Working knowledge of all Project Controls activities including cost estimating, cost control, project reporting and risk assessment.

•   Working knowledge of Project Service activities including document management, procurement, contract administration and general accounting.

•   Experience of and aptitude for working in a diverse cultural environment.

•   Stong facilitation skills, able to exert influence on project, partners and contractor staff in potentially adversarial circumstances.

•   Ability to make successful and meaningful planning presentations to all levels of management, including analysis, endorsement and recommendations of planning and scheduling deliverables.

Terms & Conditions: For this position preference will be given to Nigerian Nationals only.

Company Profile: An independent E & P Company based in Lagos, Nigeria

Deadline: 15-01-2014

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