Company: Wood
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Ahmadi, Al Ahmadi Governorate, Kuwait

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking expression of interest for Planner/Scheduler for a Kuwait based project to assist Lead Planning Engineer to ensure Contractor's project programmes are prepared, maintained, analyzed, monitored and controlled against Contract requirements. Also, ensure the EPC contractor's planning procedures and tools are in line with the Contract requirements and also the best project control practice.

Please note that at this stage, applications for this role are invited as an Expression of Interest (EOI) whilst opportunities are being fully determined.

  • Participate in all meeting (i.e programme review meetings, progress meetings, coordination meetings, constructability review meeting, etc.) and manage all communications regarding project planning activities. Also provide efficient and accurate feedback for all processes to PMC Team
  • Review and verify Contractor's engineering and procurement planning system, procedures and tools, making sure it's alignment and integrity with other tools and contractual requirements
  • Follow up all programme development exercise with EPC contractor's, including programme baseline development. Also, verify the effectiveness of programme mitigation plans
  • Participate in developing Overall progress report also periodical reports (weekly, monthly and ad hoc reports)
  • Review and comment on Contractor's programme (Contractor's Baseline, look ahead update, any revised schedule), Contractors Manpower forecasts, as well as contractor's submitted reports
  • Provide programme impact analysis and variance analysis
  • Provide critical paths analysis and address critical issues of the project
  • Follow-up the equipment / materials delivery as well as engineering work packages issuance
  • To evaluate the resource plan and progress measurement system established by EPC contractors and participate in progress and monthly invoice evaluation exercise
  • Participate in change management process and trends analysis also highlight potential problems with recommendations for remedial action. Ensure changes have been incorporated in the project plan / schedule

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 12 years post graduate experience
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in the refining and petrochemical industries
  • Minimum 6 years' experience in the designation

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

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.

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 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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