Overview / Responsibilities
Wood (trading locally as PSNK) is currently looking for a Lead Planner to join our team in Atyrau. We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality projects to our client’s requirements.
Basic Functions :
This position requires a Lead Planner who can be hands on in producing daily detailed planning deliverables and work as part of the team whilst also being able to review and plan at a strategic level to maximise schedule performance.
Principal Responsibilities :
Liaise with Estimating / Project Engineers / Lead Engineers / Client and others as appropriate to identify and quantify project scope.
Prepare plans in conjunction with those responsible for their execution, for all project work in accordance with project procedures.
Development, management and distribution of Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 project plans as required for each element of work authorised by the Client.
Review externally produced plans to ensure they comply with the needs of the project.
Collate and download progress as provided by those responsible for the execution of the work.
Progress reporting including man-hour, progress and productivity reports / histograms / fully developed working plan / s-curves / forecasts.
Identify areas where performance is at variance with the baseline plan and discuss corrective action with those responsible for the execution of the work.
Review and monitor planning processes and procedures to maintain a continuous improvement programme.
Control of Engineering CTR / Job card data.
Support Project Engineers during regular progress meetings.
Produce ad-hoc plans as required within the contract.
Interface with cost control department to forecast final man-hour estimates expenditure. Liaise with the Estimating / Project Engineers / Lead Engineers / Client and others as appropriate to identify and quantify project scope.
Skills / Qualifications
Degree or equivalent technical qualification
Good communications skills to ensure correct information is being sought and received from all other departments.
Experience with supervision and developing potential in others.
Experience of a leadership role in Planning and Scheduling with the ability to manage a team.
Expert in writing reports.
Demonstrable experience in a relevant industry position where robust planning was key to the ongoing success of the project.
Skills typically acquired through 5 or more years’ experience
Experience using computer based planning software, preferably Primavera
Experience, with previous work history associated with Brownfield Modifications.
Extensive knowledge of project planning and controls.
Accepts responsibility, good decision making, planning, organisation and initiative.
Ability to work within multiple teams and deal with changing priorities
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
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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