Airswift (Air Energy Caspian LLP) is currently looking for an expat Senior Planning Lead for one of our largest projects in Tengiz, 28 / 28 days rotation.
We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance to
ensure that company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality service to our client’s requirements.
Under the direct supervision / guidance of the Planning Manager, the System Completion Planning Lead will be responsible for the continued development, administration, and maintenance of the Level 4 / 5 detailed system completions schedules along oversight of Business Partner detail look ahead planning.
Support the Site Team by providing timely and accurate progress and planning related processes, control systems and reporting.
In conjunction with the System Completions team, lead in continued development and maintenance of the overall system completions plan.
Ensure use of the project WBS, schedule hierarchy, approved Project Controls procedures and P6 software to create well-structured schedule reports.
Build effective relationships, (internal and external), with others such as other Area Planners / Analysts, Cost, Contract Advisors and Construction reps & System owners.
Review and approve contractor schedules, validating activity durations, schedule logic, quantities, resource loading and other schedule parameters.
Lead regular schedule review meetings with the project team and contractors
Integrate contractor schedules into the owner master schedule; position is critical to interface with construction teams on sub-system schedule criticality.
Generate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for the system completions team and Project Management related to progress, schedule and productivity.
Maintain sight of critical path(s), communicate such to the team; provide analysis where schedule or resource pressure is building;
recommend possible work-arounds.
Assess schedule trends and ensure Contractor correctly highlights such trends and corrective measures as necessary in periodic reports.
Review Contractor reports and ensure correct progress reporting and highlighting of significant issues / concerns.
Highlight significant events or concerns for Site management attention.
Perform or guide schedule risk analysis
Ensure documents are organized in such a manner as others may easily reference historical data for lessons learned or IPA Project Evaluations
Mentor younger planning team members and assist them in setting their goals and objectives for career growth
Other duties and ad-hoc requests as directed by the Planning Manager or System Completions Manager.
Education : Minimal bachelor degree
Work Experience :
Minimum 15 years Oil / Gas or Petrochemical capital projects experience, with at least 10 years onsite system completions experience.
System Completions Planning or Commissioning Background
Demonstrated performance in detailed pre-commissioning / commissioning schedule development
Demonstrated performance in facilitation of red-zone / planning type of meetings
Language Skills : Proficient in English
PC Skills : Advanced / expert P6 user. Strong user of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)