Senior Planner

15 Jun 2019
29 Jun 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently hiring a Senior Planner. The Senior Planner will Implement best planning and scheduling practices in accordance with Wood procedures and Contract requirements. Supports the Lead & Principal Planners in the management of the project Planning team.

Key Accountatbilities:

  • Responsible for personal safety and working within the provisions and guidelines of the Wood HSE processes.
  • Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Wood Quality Assurance systems and processes.
  • Acts as Planning focal point for specific project scopes
  • Develop and maintain planning control structures in alignment with approved project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Develop and maintain baseline project plans and schedules using appropriate scheduling software.
  • Monitor and control planning activities through all phases of project lifecycle
  • Liaise with engineering, procurement and construction functions, and others as required, including third parties, to maintain awareness of project activities, their status, and their impact on the project schedule and manpower requirements.
  • Provide copies of project plans and schedules in accordance with project reporting requirements.
  • Provide copies of project progress and performance status reports in accordance with project reporting requirements.
  • Produce and issue updates to project plans and schedules
  • Produce and issue updates to project manpower requirements
  • Assess and communicate schedule impact of change notifications
  • Monitor overall project progress status, achievement of major milestones, and analyse project performance in relation to planned performance.
  • Attend internal project progress and performance status meetings as required
  • Delegate and manage the work of subordinate Project Controls planning staff as required
  • Provide guidance and support to subordinate project controls planning staff as required
  • Liaise with cost discipline to ensure accurate and timely control and forecasting of man-hour budgets and ensure that the impact of all change requests are properly assessed and included in the schedules.
  • Participate in schedule risk analysis as required
  • Assist with audits to ensure compliance with relevant planning procedure

Skills / Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
• Degree in relevant technical or business discipline or can be substituted by suitable industry experience.
• Must have expert knowledge of manual and computerised project planning and scheduling techniques
• Knowledge and experience of engineering and construction projects in the oil and gas industry, preferably in both onshore and offshore environments

Job-Specific Skills: Excellent Computerised systems skills Excellent understanding of project management principles and techniques. Experienced in the supervision of project controls personnel. Good understanding of Cost Control, Estimating, Change control and Risk analysis Meets all competency criteria.

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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