Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Commercial Management
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

As part of the Projects & Engineering Planning Team, this position is responsible for the delivery of robust planning, scheduling & reporting. The role will underpin the Project Teams in terms of lifecycle delivery such that the timeframes and interdependent key milestones reflected in the baselined Master Control Schedule are successfully achieved.

• Update and report on key performance indicators as required.
• Provide pro-active planning & schedule support in accordance with company procedures.
• Work within integrated project teams as well as other support functions.
• Develop Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), complying with the requirements of Company processes and aligned to Project requirements.
• Development, management, and distribution of project plans reflecting various levels of detail within the integrated project planning environment.
• Development, management, and distribution of various levels of performance analysis reports in relation to progress and productivity.
• Schedule optimisation by proactively identifying opportunities, clashes and threats where performance is at variance with the baseline plan. Facilitate meetings to manage the aforementioned through to agreement and resolution. Develop proposals for management approval.
• Produce ad-hoc plans as required.
• Interface with the other Projects & Engineering Services functions such as cost, planning, estimating & document control to facilitate updates, control, and forecasting.
• Interface with 3rd party contractor Project Services teams.
• Support Project Management and Discipline Engineering personnel during weekly progress meetings.
• Have the ability to present planning information to management teams from both within the Company and also 3rd Party Contractors.
• Facilitate Company and 3rd Party Contractor planning meetings.
• Facilitate ad-hoc planning meetings to review, re-prioritise and manage schedule changes to optimise plan delivery.
• Interface with and build strong working relationships between the various Project Teams, 3rd Party Contractor Teams and Company Business Groups.
• Participate in risk review / probabilistic analysis as necessary.
• Participate in specific planning management audits.
• Prepare for and contribute to project peer reviews.
• Adhere to the Global Integrated Planning Process.
• Actively participate in HSEQ strategy to ensure expectations for the Project Team are met.

• Educated to a degree or HNC level or equivalent in an appropriate discipline (preferred).
• French speaking or an understanding of the French language (preferred).
• Both onshore and offshore planning experience (preferred).
• Experience within an operating asset environment.
• Have a good appreciation of both topsides and subsea works in Greenfield, Brownfield and Decommissioning environments.
• Sound knowledge of Primavera P6.
• Capability of leading a planning team.
• Experience in a relevant industry position where robust planning is key to the ongoing success of the business.
• Ability to interpret construction reports, vendor reports and engineering reports. Collate all progress data, update integrated project schedules, and produce both standard tabular and graphical reports. Identify potential delays and propose proactive solutions.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.