Lead Planner

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BBBH42177
Negotiable
Paris, Île-de-France


We are currently supporting a prominent global EPC in their search for a Lead Planner.
They specialise in offshore projects and are looking for someone to join them on a permanent staff basis either in their Paris or London offices.
As the Lead planner you would supervise a planning team on project or tender and be responsible to assign the tasks to the various Planners based on their respective experience and workloads.
The role is responsible for implementing, maintaining and follow-up of all planning activities within a project/ tender including interface with other Project Controls roles.


SPECIFIC KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACTIVITIES

  • Supervising a pool of senior planner or planner on a project or tender.
  • Be the focal point of contact for all activity related to planning on a project or tender.
  • Support tender activity when applicable, prepare all deliverables and review ITT for qualifications; be pro-active and propose plan and solution to tender team.
  • Prepare schedule basis document for client and internal use when working on project or tender; provide clarity on assumptions, critical paths, float, risks and opportunity.
  • Understand projects'/ tenders' needs; identify and address planning scenarios and problems; develop and implement solutions.
  • Be forecast oriented, anticipating and alerting at early stage issues & impacts
  • Establish, maintain and follow up plans/networks and progress for new and established projects
  • Development and maintenance of the Baseline schedule for Client's approval including agreed S-curves and reporting formats
  • Development of project specific procedures including Work Breakdown Structure and progress measurement methods in accordance with Client's requirements.
  • Organise flow of planning and progress information with internal and external sources, including establishing reporting routines for sub-contractors and follow up of progress.
  • Prepare reports as requested; progress, critical paths, float management, deviations, forecast
  • Implementation of sub-contractors plans into main schedule/plan
  • Assure that schedule impact of changes related to the scope of the contract get analyzed in due time and implemented into relevant plans and be pro-active in early identification of deviations and corrective actions
  • Participate, assuring good communication and follow up of internal and external activities in the project. Reporting consequences/changes related to planned progress according to agreed reporting frequency.
  • Prepare schedules as requested and by anticipation, proposing scenarios; detailed schedules, what-if simulations/ scenarios.
  • Prepare smart presentation for the Project/ Tender team to discuss, summarize and validate the planning assumptions and basis.
  • Keep record of main changes made to schedules through various revisions on tender/ project.
  • Record and back-up all as-built and Lesson learned, official and working document to ensure benchmark and handover.
  • Actively work together with other Project Controls disciplines to ensure quality in deliverables.
  • Provide specialist skills, integrity and knowledge of key areas of planning, sharing with other collaborators and contribute to foster planning awareness


Preferred Experience and Education

  • Professional qualifications - Education equivalent to degree in engineering and administrative discipline
  • Software: Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project
  • Relevant previous experience at an appropriate level in the subsea or offshore environment.
  • Previous experience of several projects.
  • Relevant previous experience at an appropriate level in planning (> 10 years recommended)
  • Previous experience in managing others
  • Good level of English


Skills

  • Advanced knowledge in key areas of planning techniques and analysis
  • A good understanding of current Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, and Offshore Installation processes in the Oil and Gas Sector
  • Pro-active and open in communication with all interfacing parties
  • Autonomous & team player
  • Independently evaluate, organise and prioritise work for self and others
  • Management

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


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Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.