Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Our client is looking for an Asset Planner on a permanent basis. Based in Aberdeen, UK.

Key Responsibilities:

Demonstrate a good understanding of the Integrated Activity Process & the Client Requirements
Promote and demonstrate the advantages of the Client Integrated Activity Planning Process internally and externally
Develop and maintain the Integrated Asset Plan in line with Client Policies producing Life of Field, 6Q, 90 Day and 28 Day versions of the plan at the appropriate level of detail.
Develop and maintain the POB Forecast at 6Q, 90 Day and 28 Day levels and facilitate removal of over-allocation.
Responsible for the issue of plans and associated documents / reports in line with relevant deadlines. 
Collate and report on Planning KPI's on a weekly basis, giving feedback on results and propose where improvements can be made.
Liaise with Asset Leadership Team and support engineers on Asset issues to understand priorities, interactions and dependencies between activities
Establish and maintain weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual meeting schedule.
Facilitate all Planning Meetings (28 Day to 6Q) including material preparation, pre-meetings with appropriate Gate Keeper, attendance tracking and the issuing of post meeting notes and actions.
Ensure that all activities entering the Integrated Asset Plan have been assessed, prioritised and approved by the appropriate Gatekeeper
Work with the Offshore Operations Co-ordinator to ensure the effective delivery of the 28 Day and 7 Day plans.
Identify potential improvements to the Planning and Scheduling Process and route suggestions through the Senior or Lead Asset Planner.
Ensure effective communication with all internal and third-party Integrated Asset Plan interfaces.
Develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders (Asset Leadership onshore and offshore / Business Development Managers and clients) across all parts of EPS West.
Work with the Senior Leadership and Commercial Teams to ensure alignment of the Integrated Asset Plan and the budget process.
Maintain discipline over activities entering the Integrated Asset Plan by ensuring AIR and MOB forms are completed correctly and approved.
Ensure Stakeholders aware of any deferrals or changes and any impact on the plan
Advise relevant Gatekeepers of activity readiness advising where the gates have not been met & giving recommendations.
Ensure any changes are managed through the formal change management process with the relevant approval.
Provide ad-hoc planning for tender submissions, bids, transitions and business projects in support of Operations Team
Close Liaison with Shutdown Delivery Team
Demonstrate a good understanding of the CMMS System & Associated Processes
Develops 6Q Asset Plan with alignment with the annual budget ensuring changes are reflected in the budget and vice versa.

Essential Skills:

HNC or equivalent management / technical qualification
A related qualification in Planning and Controls
Proven implementation of Integrated Planning Process
Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET)
Excellent Computer Skills with significant knowledge of Excel & Word
Significant knowledge of Planning Software (Microsoft Project/Primavera P6)
Experience of Planning Interface Software
Experience of Integrated Asset Planning including planning controls i.e. KPI's, Readiness etc.
Experience of Maintenance Scheduling including Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
Experience of Shutdown, Project or Drilling Planning
Experience of offshore operations within an Oil and Gas environment

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.