Hydrocarbon Deal Entry and Inventory Control Analysts

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BBBH42489
Negotiable
Calgary, Alberta

Hydrocarbon Deal Entry and Inventory Control Analysts
Location: Calgary
Contract: unitl 30th June 2023, potential extension
Schedule: Monday to Friday

Overview:

The primary purpose of this group is to act as a central touchpoint between several groups in front, mid and back office to ensure the accuracy of inventory data in the systems of record (SAP and Triplepoint).
The team will gain and maintain a thorough understanding of our clients hydrocarbon inventory locations and movements between them. These positions will require a detailed understanding of the logistics in and out of these locations, the internal marketing and trading book structures as well as the end-to-end flow of volume data from trade entry to settlement.
The role will provide oversight of the processes used across the organization impacting volumes moving in and out of the various locations (SAP S4 Plants) and help to coordinate the inputs of the Schedulers with those of the other groups including pipelines, production control, rail, marine and business support & controls to help identify existing gaps in the data or processes.
The role will support the creation and sustainment of an Inventory Reasonableness and Book to Physical inventory procedures driven by the Northern Lights design and will coordinate activities with the Hydrocarbon Inventory Management (HIM) team to ensure the successful implementation and sustainment of new practices.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Oversee the completeness of inventory movements and facilitate all month end inventory movement requirements in SAP and Triplepoint where applicable.
  • Implement and oversee month-end inventory reasonableness activity.
  • Facilitate the monthly reconciliation process of SAP inventories to shipper statements by commodity, location, trade strategy and legal entity to ensure timely identification and remediation of unresolved issues including performing true ups and measuring gains and losses. This activity is referred to as the 'book-to-physical' process and includes the reconciliation of inventories across front, middle and back office systems.
  • Identify abnormal inventory movements as they occur, including negative inventory challenges, troubleshoot & work with scheduling team and respective areas to determine cause & correct transaction(s) if necessary, including fix at source.
  • Monitor and track items are getting resolved including logging recurring challenges and fixing at source.
  • Collaborate on process improvement initiatives to speed up and eliminate manual processes and support future state of ST&O Transformation, including technology solutions.
  • Ensure monthly hand off process is followed and communicate the completion of the reconciliation process to back office to ensure accounting month end deadlines are adhered to.
  • Perform the clients and 3rd party terminal reconciliation as well as pipeline reconciliations and ensure monthly hand off process to scheduling is followed. Communicate incorrectly scheduled or missing movements to Finance team to assess extent of financial impact and/or correction, this role includes making movements to adjust where required.
  • Actively monitor and manage the trucking BOL errors for all of reaching outside of this group where necessary to ensure timely attention to correction.
  • Support and proactively drive standardization of inventory management process across scheduling areas
  • Where appropriate, enable technologies to support proactive inventory management, by supporting the business implementation of HIM.
  • Prepare and file reports as needed on a daily, monthly, and quarterly basis.
  • Follow appropriate internal and SOX audit processes for inventory accounting.
  • Other support duties as required.


Qualifications:
Experience and Education
Bachelor's degree, a major in Business, Accounting or Economics is an asset.
1-5 years experience in crude/ and or refined products logistics, analytics, or accounting.
Experience working in a trading, finance, or operations environment would be an asset.

Skills and Knowledge
Strong data, Microsoft Excel and Power BI skills with high attention to detail.
Proven communication and problem-solving skills.
Ability to manage competing priorities and to work under pressure within specified timelines.
Basic knowledge of the end-to-end transaction lifecycle, which include trade capture, contracts/confirmations, scheduling, risk management, invoicing and settlements flow of trade.
Working knowledge of SAP would be beneficial.

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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Job Posting Title: Project Controls Analyst
Description: Project Controls Centre of Excellence (PC COE) is a centralized team of senior Project Controls professionals providing a wide range of value-added services to support the project execution teams across the full project lifecycle. The PC COE collaborates directly with project teams across all portfolios to provide expertise, coaching, mentoring, and support in all areas of Project Controls, including Estimating, Benchmarking, Cost and Change Management, Planning & Scheduling, Progress & Performance, Data Analytics, Project Reporting, & Tools.

Job Overview
There is a requirement for a Project Controls Analyst as part of the PC COE. This position will report directly to the Project Controls Manager, COE Central Reporting and will support our continued journey of providing timely, reliable, and meaningful data to project teams.

Key Accountabilities:
* Collaborate with external business partners to establish the data requirements needed to support standard project reporting.
* Develop and maintain technical expertise in the PC systems and tools to help support project teams in the application of these tools.
* Utilize various approved software programs and networks to interface and communicate with all personnel.
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* Assist in the development and implementation of standardized reporting applications that are being rolled out to various project teams.
* Assist in the implementation and refinement of standardized reporting templates and processes.
* Assist with development and continuous improvement of the PC Governing Documents.

Required Qualifications:
* Client is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
* Demonstrate Values and Operational Discipline behaviours.

Education and Experience
* A related post-secondary degree, diploma, or certificate.
* Excellent computer skills, particularly in knowledge of Microsoft Office® (spreadsheets, word processing, presentations, email), Primavera®, EcoSys, and SAP S4.
* 4 years of related industry experience.

Skills and Knowledge:
* Demonstrates a working knowledge of fundamental Project Management and Project Controls principles and processes.
* Thorough understanding of the PC Standards & Procedures as they apply to managing and reporting project cost, schedule, and progress & performance.
* Basic understanding of project execution concepts, including scope of work and execution strategies.
* Basic understanding of the ADEM (Asset Development & Execution Model) processes and terminology.
* General knowledge of the Primavera P6 tool with the ability to transpose data in Excel for reporting purposes.
* Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
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* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively present information to diverse groups.
* Ability to innovate, challenge the status quo, and adapt to changing situations using data.
* Ability to identify and solve problems using a variety of standard methods; demonstrates sound judgement in selecting, classifying, and analyzing data from a variety of sources.

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.

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Project Controls Analyst MLX

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Negotiable

Description: Job Overview
There is a requirement for a Project Controls Analyst as part of the MLX Projects team. This position will report directly to the Project Controls Manager, MLX project.

Key Accountabilities
* You will be engaged as an active participant on the Insitu Project Controls team providing cost control, change management, forecasting and reporting with focus on timeliness and accuracy.
* This is a Calgary position, with travel to site, as needed.
* Responsibilities will include but, not limited to:
- As a professional, you will be responsible to develop, maintain and continuously improve all aspects of Cost Control, forecasting, change management and reporting for the successful PC service on the project.
- Responsible to understand and follow the Standards, Procedures, Templates and Specifications.
- Responsible to raise any deviations to the PC Standards & Procedures are ensure they are signed by the document owner and approver.
- Responsible to support Quality Assurance by ensuring process compliance with the PC Standards & Procedures and expected behaviors.
- Responsible to support Quality Control by completing the PC deliverables with timeliness and accuracy, to meet expected outcomes.
- Managing commitments, actual costs and allocations.
- Calculating incurred costs and developing/maintaining the incurred cost forecast (ICF).
- Performing cost variance, trend analysis and root cause analysis.
- Maintaining the project contingency and escalation management plans.
- Developing and producing project cost reporting requirements.
- Completing progressive closeout of cost closeout and benchmarking deliverables.
- Maintaining the project change log.
- Initiating, coordinating, and managing Project Change Notices.
- Preparing or coordinating with the estimator and/or scheduler for the preparation of cost & schedule impacts to analyze potential PCNs.
- Coordinating with the PMoC coordinator or project management designate for change management.
- Submitting PCNs for approval.
- Understanding the project baseline and control budget including scope definition, estimate costs workforce hours, schedule dates and durations and execution strategies to facilitate immediate decisions on project change.
- Alerting the Project Controls Manager of potential or real deviations from the control budget as early as possible to enable development and implementation of mitigation or recovery measures.
- Providing supporting backup and explanations for all identified changes.
- Working closely with all Integrated Team members, be proactive and resolve any identified concerns or issues.
- Progressive closeout as project milestones are completed, e.g. POs and NWA. Set up metrics/KPIs and report in CT/MESR.
- Executing the PC Closeout plan, complete and obtain approval for the final Closeout report, provide benchmarking data as per plan.
- Ensuring all PC requirements on the Project Management Closeout Standard Checklist are completed.
- Develop understanding of Milestone Analysis process.
- Support the implementation of Milestone Analysis activities.
- Ensure our contractors understand their obligations and how they will share in the success of the project.
- Ensure our contractors are delivering as per their obligations and elevating issues as they arise.
- Understand how our Capability Building program will lead to more effective progress meetings and higher certainty in project success.

Required Qualifications
* Client is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
* Demonstrates Values and Operational Discipline behaviours.

Education and Experience
* A post-secondary degree, diploma, or certificate.
* Excellent computer skills, MS Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), EcoSys, and SAP.
* Minimum 5 years of Project Controls experience in the oil and gas sector.
* EPC and Owner experience a definite asset.

Skills and Knowledge:
* Apply a working knowledge of key project controls concepts, functions, processes, principles, standards, and policies.
* Can identify and resolve common problems and identify impacts of actions, risks, and opportunities by displaying analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
* Can apply skill to a range of tasks, working without supervision in routine, well-defined situations.
* Good interpersonal, analytical, organizational & communication skills; both written and verbal, and positive teamwork approach with cross-functional partnership and collaboration.
* Collaborate with others to develop competency, pursue learning opportunities, and share knowledge with others.

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.

HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

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Negotiable


Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Asset Performance Management (APM) team in developing and modifying static and dynamic asset health indices for Electrical Transmission and Distribution (T&D) assets, including power transformers, medium voltage cables, and switchgears.
  • Maintain and organize asset information including maintenance check sheets, SAP preventative maintenance records, and electrical testing results.
  • Collaborate across the organization to improve system component data from field sensors, testing company reports, or DGA lab analyses
  • Work with T&D cross-functional teams to identify and implement data-driven solutions
  • Support the Asset Performance Management (APM) project team by managing and interpreting large sets of data and developing new models for new asset scope to support decision-making and strategic planning.
  • Support the project team in reviewing the APM T&D models developed in GE Asset Performance Management Software and PI Vision platform ensuring model integrity, quality, and offering enhancement suggestions
  • Sustain and monitor existing online T&D dashboards using PI Vision software
  • Ensure APM deliverables from project team align with internal client requirements
  • Leverage industry experience, equipment knowledge, software know-how, and customer satisfaction skills to deliver world class experience within the scope of the APM T&D project.
  • Contribute to the reliability strategies, inspection, process and procedural review, and sustainment of asset performance
  • Collect, clean, and analyze large data sets from various sources
  • Identify patterns and trends in data to support business decisions
  • Develop and implement data management processes to ensure data integrity and accuracy
  • Create data visualizations to communicate findings to stakeholders
  • Predict failures through data-driven and analytical techniques, report problems, conduct analysis, and implement corrective actions
  • Work in key areas such as problem definition, root cause analysis, preventive and corrective actions, effectiveness, and prevention of recurrence.
  • Support improvements of reliability engineering processes and related documentation and models
  • Support and/or facilitate Failure Mode & Effects Analysis with specific emphasis on cause - failure mode - effect relationships, effects and severities, causes and occurrences, prevention and detection actions, and special characteristics.
  • Adhering to industry and best practice standards such as IEEE C57.104, IEEE C57.106, and ANSI/NETA MTS



Preference for:

  • Competency in creating decision support packages including key documentation: project execution plans, integrated schedules, presentation materials and resourcing plans
  • Proficiency with the ADEM/Agile and DevOps methods of project delivery is beneficial.
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as GE Meridium, Power BI, and PI Vision considered an asset
  • Understanding of Asset Health Indices and the life cycle of power system components
  • Experienced with analyzing large amounts of data and developing decision-ready information
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and technical writing skills
  • Experienced in working with large amounts of data and comfortable with relational databases
  • Knowledge of risk ranking, failure modes, troubleshooting, and failure analysis of medium and high voltage electrical equipment
  • Industrial utility experience considered an asset
  • Inclined to stay current on industry trends and new technologies related to data management.
  • Interest in or Understanding of Statistical Modelling and familiarity in using Script Languages (R-Script, Python) in a cloud environment


Qualifications:

  • Broad knowledge of electrical testing required for high and medium voltage systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a current member of APEGA (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta)
  • Extensive knowledge of high and medium voltage equipment in substations including transformers, switchgears, cables, and industrial communication (e.g. SCADA, RTUs, common communication protocols, etc.)
  • Experience in maintenance and reliability of T&D power systems
  • Familiarity with online and offline preventive maintenance and testing of transformers, switchgears, cables, and power lines

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.

Capital Project Management - Estimator III

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Negotiable

Cost Estimator & Risk Specialist (Intermediate)

ROLE OVERVIEW
The Cost Estimator (CE) is accountable for developing cost estimating deliverables for a wide range of projects at various levels of definition for the Canada Capital Projects department.
This position is part of the Project Services team and will functionally report to the Risk & Estimating Team Lead.

RESPONSIBILITIES
* Prepares and reviews detailed TIC estimates using different techniques such as, conceptual, factored and quantity based.
* Facilitates the Risk Register sessions to develop project integrated Risk Registers.
* Facilitates the quantitative risk analysis (QRA) sessions to collect the required information for the risk analysis.
* Performs schedule risk analysis as required, using the Acumen Risk tool.
* Performs cost risk analysis as required
* Prepares the Contingency Breakdown Report (CBR) with the results of the risk analysis
* Participates in the projects Gate Assurance process by developing and supporting multiple deliverables, including (but not limited to) estimates, estimate basis documents, manpower histograms, risk analysis basis documents, benchmarking reports and closing of assurance findings.
* Participates in evaluation of contractor(s) estimating capability
* Supports the bids evaluation process by performing cost validation and equalization
* Establishes proper cost estimate methodology & documentation
* Identifies cost estimate deliverables and comply with delivery dates
* Sets contingency according to procedure
* Reviews estimates with major contractors and sets the guidelines that the contractors use in producing estimates
* Coordinate with construction, supply chain, site services and operations teams to obtain their inputs and endorsement for the relevant sections of the TIC estimate.
* Prepares the Basis of Risk Analysis document when applicable.
* File all Estimating & Risk information in the corresponding repository
* Assist in the development of staffing plans and indirects estimates with coordination with the discipline and execution managers.
* Supports the creation and maintenance of the Canada Capital Projects estimating database
* Supports the projects close-out process by preparing analysis reports comparing initial estimates to final project costs
* Supports the change management process by providing guidance on budget breakdown and contingency usage

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
* Degree or Technical Certificate, or equivalent work experience.
* 3 to 5 years of experience in the cost estimating of heavy industrial projects, preferably in the Oil & Gas field.
* Working knowledge of all phases of large/complex industrial projects from conception to completion.
* Proficiency with Microsoft O365 applications: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, MSTeams and Word.
* Basic knowledge of EPC/M practices and related impacts on cost
* Solid knowledge of estimating norms for industrial projects in Northern Alberta and Northern BC.
* Willing and able to travel 10% of the time on a yearly basis, if required
PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
* 3 to 5 years of experience in risk management and analysis
* Knowledge of the different types of contracts and how they apply to the budgeting of projects (unit rate, cost reimbursable, lump sum).
* Ability to assertively discuss estimate quality with management
* Collaborative interpersonal communication style
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Basic knowledge of risk analysis and risk management methods
* Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical
* Listens actively and invites new ideas for exchanged opinions, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
* All duties will be performed in accordance with policies and SPIRIT values.
* Calgary office work schedule is Monday to Friday, 8 hours per days- Wednesdays and Fridays are optional work-from-home days.

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.

Analytics Advisor

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Negotiable

This role's primary responsibilities include database development, data wrangling, statistical analysis, automation, and building reports and visualizations to communicate data-informed insights to users effectively.

The ideal candidate will be curious, creative, and a critical thinker. They will build effective relationships with functional and cross-functional stakeholders and lead or participate in the design, development, implementation, and management of analytics & reporting solutions. Power BI will be the primary tool used, including its advanced features. However, Excel, SQL, Python, R, Knime, Spotfire, and other tools may also be used if they better align to the business requirement.

Responsibilities
* Design, develop, implement, and maintain innovative, value-add Power BI published apps and other analytics solutions.
* Ensure data governance standards are strictly adhered to.
* Produce regular and ad-hoc reports and dashboards that effectively communicate data-informed insights to users from a variety of audiences.
* Wrangle data from multiple (internal and external) sources.
* Build analytics tools and make recommendations based on an understanding of the business strategy and stakeholder needs.
* Establish and automate business reporting, including key performance indicators (KPIs).
* Train non-technical end users how to use analytics solutions.
* Independently perform exploratory data analysis and develop visualizations and graphs to highlight trends and patterns to support decision-making.
* Identify, design, and implement process improvements through automation and data delivery optimization.
* Document and maintain operational procedures and processes relating to analytics and reporting processes.
* Actively participate in our culture of continuous improvement by contributing analysis and solutions for reporting result gaps.
* Break down strategic problems and analyze data to provide subject matter insights and recommendations.
* Monitor and track reporting tool performance and address issues and improvements in a timely fashion.
* Facilitate project meetings and track minutes and actions.
* Help progress the Workplace and Real Estates data and analytics strategy.

Competencies
* Exceptional skills in effectively managing competing priorities, often under pressure and within rigid time constraints.
* Strong results-driven orientation and the ability to improve processes for higher business performance.
* Ability to solve complex problems independently, or with teammates, based on best practices.
* High attention to detail and an ability to keep information organized.
* Excellent communication skills - with the ability to communicate with stakeholders and across business functions in an effective and professional manner.
* Trustable when working with confidential data.

Qualifications
* A bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) in Business Analytics, Management Analytics, Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related discipline with equivalent work experience.
* In-depth knowledge of Power BI, including data modeling, data transformations (power query editor), DAX, visualization, Power BI embedded analytics, workspace management, APP development and maintenance, and architecture.
* Experience collecting and understanding business requirements and designing data models to convert raw data into meaningful insights.
* Advanced Excel capabilities, including using macros to automate processes.
* Knowledge of data science tools such as Python, R, and SQL.
* Experience building databases and writing queries.
* General business administration knowledge.
* Project management experience, including working with stakeholders (PMP designation an asset).
* Understanding of financial acumen, including budgets, CAPEX and OPEX reporting (CFA, CGA, or other financial designation an asset).
* Five or more years of experience in Data Analytics.
* Familiarity with the balanced scorecard.

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.

Contract Advisor, Procurement

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Negotiable

Contract Advisor, Procurement - Oil & Gas
Location: Calgary
Contract: 12 months


Reporting to the Team Lead, SCM Oilsands Operations the Contract Advisor, Procurement supports the establishment of cost-effective supply of materials using market exercises and negotiations. This role will be primarily involved with supporting procurement requirements within Maintenance, Operations, and other auxiliary Site Service business areas of the Oilsands Operations. This role will support all operational requirements of materials, equipment, and services, partnering closely with various internal stakeholders.
This position is a full-time Contractor, located in our Calgary head office. Some travel to sites is expected.
The Contract Advisor, Procurement is accountable to:

  • Expediting material delivery to ensure that the business has the materials and inventory it needs to efficiently schedule and execute business requirements
  • Handle procurement and expediting activities related to site requirements, including communicating with suppliers and business stakeholders about the status of materials, problem-solving to reduce impact of late shipment, and maintaining request for quotations.
  • Recommend and select the appropriate procurement method to satisfy the business requirement varying in size, value, and complexity
  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships that satisfies expectations of the procurement process
  • Serve as liaison between business stakeholders and outsider suppliers
  • Negotiate orders to achieve best value
  • Manage warranty claims with suppliers as required
  • Works toward reducing procurement costs, improving efficiency and monitoring compliance.
  • May be required to execute tasks and responsibilities not listed in this job description

Key Performance Areas

  • Excellent communication skills, including working collaboratively with site leadership, business stakeholders, and suppliers
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge of the competitive bid process and all associated bid types (RFI's, RFP's, RFQ's, etc)
  • A broad understanding of maintenance services and material types
  • Looks at bigger picture and is able to determine a resolution to work related issues
  • Demonstrates flexibility and resilience in adapting to change
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, efficient and focused
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment while meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting business stakeholder requirements and expectations
  • Demonstrated ability to uncover and challenge underlying assumptions that drive business stakeholder thinking.

Qualifications:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Post-secondary degree in Supply Chain Management, preferred
  • 1-2 years of experience in a procurement environment
  • SCMP designation is considered an asset
  • Experience in the Oil and Gas Industry is an asset
  • Knowledge of Procure to Pay (P2P) lifecycle, performance metrics and reporting, and SCM processes
  • Experience in ERP systems, including SAP and ARIBA
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced work environment with dynamically shifting priorities and deadlines.

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.

Project Coordinator, Program Integration

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Negotiable

Project Coordinator, Program Integration
Location: Calgary
Contract: 12 months


Reporting to the Manager, Program Integration, the primary responsibility of the Project Coordinator is to provide project and cost controls support for the ongoing Workplace and Real Estate Capital Program. This position works closely with the Program Integration, Business Opportunity Managers and Project Managers to support planning and managing requests and projects in alignment with the project's goals and priorities. This includes assisting in the completion of stage gate documentation, presentations, status reports, and key assurance activities for all phases from budgeting through to move-ready stages to final project reporting. Some travel to the field may be required.

Deliverables

Project Support and Coordination:

  • Schedule and participate in project meetings, taking meeting minutes, completing pre/post meeting deliverables and action items
  • Administer permit process as required and assist with logistics
  • Assist in the on-boarding of new project team members
  • Assist in the creation of project status communications to multiple interests, both written and oral
  • Support regular look-backs/forward looks as part of continued improvement and ensuring learnings are applied appropriately into forward projects and work plans
  • Support the transition of project activities to Execution teams as part of project close out
  • Organize, attend, and participate in assurance activities and stakeholder meetings including tracking engagement
  • Assess project risks and issues, provide solutions where applicable and ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution
  • Create a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective
  • Provide critical assessment of all budgets and cost projections
  • Analyze invoices to ensure correct products/services were received at the expected cost
  • Maintain cost breakdown structure to monitor and steward budgets at the Discipline WBS detail
  • Create project cost PO's
  • Responsible to validate incurred Cost data from execution team, contractors and other associated groups to identify variances from previous forecast
  • Where AFE's are initiated coordinate with execution disciplines for monthly project cost forecasting considering budget requirements consistent with project schedule and trends, changes and progress
  • Review and validate actual project costs monthly from forecast costs to identify variances and trends
  • Provide monthly accruals, project cost reports, spending profile and other cost status reports


Project Controls and Document Control

  • Work with our Records Management team to establish, implement and maintain document control procedures
  • Provide document control and knowledge management services
  • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project
  • Work with the project teams to manage change orders
  • Maintain communication log, decision log, and project fact sheet throughout the course of the projects.
  • Work closely with Project Controls team members to ensure project financials, documentation and protocols are complete, accurately coded and in adherence to budget
  • Maintain issue and risk logs to support management and project streams to capture and track mitigation strategies
  • Assist in the preparation, coordination and execution of Stage Gate presentations, Requests for Approval, Requests for Information, consultancy agreements, etc.


Safety

  • Assist in the administration and coordination of all safety orientations and enforcement of safety procedures and protocols in accordance with both project and practices
  • Work with the Contract Construction Manager to develop the Safety Program as required


Team work:

  • Work effectively and collaboratively with all other project streams to ensure successful project completion
  • Anticipate problems, identify trends and find ways to manage goals under changing circumstances
  • Work with project team members to resolve issues and problems


Continuous improvement:

  • Initiate and implement continual improvement and best practices, procedures and standards in alignment with priorities and values; including participating in regular look-backs/forward looks and ensuring learnings are applied appropriately into forward work plans


Competencies

  • Protect what matters; Do it Right; Make it Better; Do it together
  • Open-minded and inspires the same in others
  • Demonstrates an openness and honesty in working relationships
  • Effective multitasking abilities and thrives in a fast-paced, highly productive team environment
  • Supportive of team members and other relationships to build trust and commitment across teams
  • Maintains a conscious balance between work and personal life
  • Logical and progressive in thinking - highly organized and methodic to approach


Qualifications

  • Education level, certifications, licenses - i.e. PEng, Steam Ticket etc.
  • Knowledge of job or industry specific practices or processes; critical/unique skills/knowledge
  • Experience directly applicable to the position


Technical skills required:

University or Technical School Graduate

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • 7 years of major oil & gas industry project experience from early stage development planning through construction
  • 5 years of experience scheduling with Microsoft Project and Primavera P6
  • Experience working on commercial construction projects
  • Experience in Mechanical and Engineering support as it relates to commercial construction
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and participate in drawing reviews
  • Experience with Document Control practices and procedures
  • Experience assisting in the evaluation of RFP's, tender bids
  • Familiar with procurement processes
  • Familiar with the construction change order process
  • Familiar with building regulations and safety codes, safety processes and procedures
  • Ability to participate in building site reviews
  • Strong communication skill, both written and oral
  • Experience with MS Project
  • Experience with SharePoint
  • Working knowledge of SAP is an asset

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.

SAP Business Analyst (BA)

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Up to CA$70 per hour


Job Overview:

Reporting to the Director of Digital Delivery, the SAP BA will identify, receive, and qualify business requirements for SAP Master Data, work with multiple groups to ensure the Master Data is created and updated accurately and in a timely manner, and report back to the business once the data is ready for business use.

Additional responsibilities include contributing to process improvement initiatives, creating, and maintaining process documentation, supporting enterprise data governance and data clean-up efforts, and performing ad hoc master data analysis and reporting.

Key Accountabilities:

SKILL/ KNOWLEDGE: Describe the specific technical and business skills, knowledge and/or experience required to perform the position. Please specify if any professional designation is required to perform the job.
This position works directly with many departments and levels of staff. As a result, the individual must possess the following:

Skills

  • Ability to interpret and translate business requirements into SAP Master Data configurations.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with a variety of business divisions and technical staff.
  • Strong interpersonal and change management skills with a 'people first/service-oriented' approach.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively trouble-shoot Master Data issues for root cause.
  • Organizational, analytical, and detail-oriented strengths.
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to leverage technology to improve processes, gain efficiencies, and mitigate Master Data issues.
  • Advanced Excel skills and working knowledge with Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Teams.
  • Adherence to and appreciation for data governance and standardization.



Minimum Experience and Education and required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years Business Analysis experience in Oil and Gas, Trading, Pipelines or similar industry.
  • A professional designation
  • Minimum 3 years SAP Master Data configuration experience.



Assets

The following would be considered assets:

  • Knowledge of SAP reference data and tables
  • Experience with TriplePoint, Trader Scheduler Workbench, Integrated Business Planner, DTN Tabs
  • Experience with Data Governance and Compliance
  • ServiceNow or similar ticketing applications



SCOPE/COMPLEXITY: List the key responsibilities & outputs of the position in order of importance. Describe scope of work, such as area of influence, span of control, geographic scope of operations, etc. if applicable.
In support of the Supply Trading & Optimization (ST&O) business and in collaboration with multiple support teams, coordinate the creation, modification, maintenance, integrations, and retirement of SAP Master Data as required by the Trading community.

  • Investigate Master Data issues that stem from/result in operational roadblocks in Trading and present effective solutions and mitigation strategies.
  • Provide guidance to business as related to Master Data requirements and process.
  • Create process and documentation in support of sustainment of Master Data lifecycle within ST&O, along with Enterprise Data governance.
  • Govern SAP Master Data integrity by ensuring compliance with standards, processes, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Translate technical information to non-technical audiences and vice versa in an easily consumable manner.
  • Participate in Enterprise-wide and inter-departmental projects by assessing, designing, testing, advising on, and steering the execution of Master Data in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with Data Stewards and Lead Data Stewards to achieve Master Data Governance accountabilities within the Enterprise Data scope.



DIMENSIONS: List any data that defines the size of the position such as sales, assets, or number of people managed/influenced and capital/ expense budgets controlled by the position, if any.

  • The incumbent will work with ServiceNow, Informatica, SAP and various business divisions to complete Master Data lifecycle efforts in a timely-enough manner to not inhibit trading activities that generate billions of dollars of revenue.
  • The incumbent will support peers and the Data community in day to day activities and cross-functional training.



DECISION MAKING: Does the position have Direct or Indirect/ Advisory influence over key decisions? Describe the nature of the problems the position deals with. Is guidance easily available or do problems require unusual or new solutions?

  • Contributes to a positive work environment that fosters the success of a high performing team.



WORKING CONDITIONS: Describe the physical environment the position is located in. Are there unusual physical requirements or mental stress factors that impact the position? (e.g. regular outdoor work, climbing towers, frequent business related travel or having to sit for extended periods of time at a PC, or reception desk).

  • Must be able to work effectively with departments/individuals/organizations often with differing objectives. Thus, effective management of explicit and implicit conflict is essential including ability to ensure cooperation and collaboration
  • Must be able to manage a variety of projects concurrently
  • Must be flexible to accommodate changing timelines and work requirements
  • Must be able to work closely and effectively with employees
  • Must be willing to participate in and pass a criminal background check
  • Deadline driven work requiring accuracy and quality
  • Frequent ad hoc requests with changing priorities
  • Work may involve long periods in front of a computer
  • Multiple competing priorities, deadlines, complexity of tasks and level of workload can result in periods of elevated stress

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.

Regulatory Technician, Pipeline and Facility Licensing

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Negotiable

Regulatory Technician, Pipeline and Facility Licensing - Oil & Gas
Location: Calgary
Contract:12 months


The role of the Regulatory Technician is to facilitate, administer, and regulate the licensing of facilities and pipelines for construction, maintenance, and abandonment projects. Regulatory Technicians are responsible for creating accurate and compliant public notification documents and facility and pipeline license applications, in addition to reviewing and compiling audit documentation in order to meet or exceed all regulatory requirements. As a Regulatory Technician, you will liaise with various departments and government bodies within Western Canada and support multiple assets and business areas.

Deliverables
* Prepare accurate and compliant facility and pipeline license applications for new construction
* Prepare accurate and compliant license amendment applications for existing facilities and pipelines
* Prepare accurate and compliant public notification letters
* Review and interpret plot plans and process flow diagrams for submission compliance, in addition to other technical documents such as emission calculations, air dispersion modeling, noise impact assessments etc.
* Liaise with Engineering, Surface Land, Construction, Production, Operations, Integrity, Environment, and Emergency Response departments
* Liaise with Government regulatory agencies
* Promote compliance assurance and regulatory advocacy

Competencies
Safely Drives Results - Drives results with integrity and efficiency to meet organizational, team, and project goals while ensuring regulatory compliance. Organized, prioritizes work, and holds self accountable.

Enables Agility - Takes a proactive, long term, and big picture approach to solving problems and creating value for the organization, while managing risk and adapting quicky and effectively to changes. Initiates and supports continuous improvement initiatives and applies lessons learned.

Develops Talent - Inspires a learning environment and continually seeks opportunities for professional and personal development.

Communicates with Impact - Communicates clearly and concisely, and in a respectful and professional manner. Actively listens and demonstrates empathy.

Fosters Collaboration - Partners with stakeholders to build relationships and network within and outside of team. Demonstrates humility and acts in a trustworthy and reliable manner, and is accepting of constructive feedback. Supports a positive and respectful environment.

Enhances Technical/Professional Expertise - Maintains and grows a high level of technical and professional expertise. Follows established processes and procedures, monitors and manages regulatory change, is detail oriented, and has strong analytical and interpretive skills to ensure regulatory compliance.

Qualifications
* 5 years' experience in the oil & gas industry (associated diploma or certificate is an asset)
* 5 years' experience with facility and pipeline licensing
* 5 years' experience working with regulatory requirements in Alberta (Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Canada Energy Regulator experience is an asset)
* Strong working knowledge of AER Directive 056 and Manual 12, and associated Acts, Regulations, and Directives (equivalents in other jurisdictions are an asset)
* Strong understanding of governmental organization and processes in relation to oil and gas development
* Strong working knowledge of the AER's DDS and OneStop systems (system equivalents in other jurisdictions are an asset - IRIS, Kermit, AMS, etc.)
* Experience with Accumap, Abadata, Petrinex, SharePoint, Spotfire, Power BI an asset
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Organized and effectively prioritizes tasks to achieve deadlines
* Self-motivated and adaptable

Summary
The job's main purpose is to create accurate and compliant public notification documents and facility and pipeline license applications, in addition to reviewing and compiling audit documentation in order to meet or exceed all regulatory requirements while ensuring these deliverables meet project deadlines. The job is best suited for someone who is analytical and detail oriented, and enjoys working in a fast paced environment with multiple projects and deadlines.

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.

Development Coordinator

SAVE
Negotiable

Development Coordinator - Oil & Gas
Location: Calgary
Contract: initially until June 2023, with a high likelihood of an extension.


Responsibilities:
Working within an integrated team of subject matter experts to identify advance inspection technologies and understand inspection process
We are looking for an individual who is passionate about the development of digital transformation to support our site-based employees. You will be a key player to help accelerate the pace of digital technology adoption into the business areas using your ability to lead through influence in collaboration with internal and external partners. In this dynamic role, you will be responsible for performing the development of the technology alternatives and facilitating and driving alignment among key stakeholders. We need a strategic thinker who have had exposure to a digital environment to evaluate technology and deliver project streams.?Drawing upon your digital experience, you will work with Technical Product Owners from the business to guide and deliver new digital solutions.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Work within integrated teams and lead technology, data, and process work streams through framing, planning and delivery phases of projects, providing day-to-day direction to functional resources
  • Support opportunity identification and development of digital technology initiatives which are focused on front-line activities that aim at improving NDE inspection process, data capture and visibility of information in the operating environment
  • Conduct market research to review and select new inspection technologies such as robotics and drones applications which can change cost structure.
  • Perform customer research to gain insight into the voice of the business and analyze the possible alternatives and the capabilities and qualities that would be most beneficial to the business
  • Facilitate and drive alignment among key stakeholders through communication with business / functional areas
  • Manage project financials through out the life cycle of the project
  • Be the interface between project and technology groups
  • Work with and direct business partners providing software and integration services
  • Help develop, communicate, and champion a technology strategy and roadmap to support the broader value chain transformation
  • Integrate among multiple projects
  • Work with integrated team leads to define scopes, boundaries, execution models, and integration needs
  • Act as a customer representative across the enterprise
  • Support change management and operationalization of new technologies


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 7 years of relevant experience in Engineering or Operations or Business Development is required; some technology focus in previous experience is preferred
  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or a related field
  • Extensive experience in industrial technology development
  • A deep understanding of how work is performed in the industrial environment, combined with the ability to define new ways of working
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively translate technical language into business language to bridge the gap between business and technical stakeholders
  • An entrepreneurial attitude, and an adaptable and flexible working style, as the program is in early stages
  • Excellent interpersonal and engagement skills, both verbal and written, with proven communication skills
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity


Preference for:

  • Relevant Professional d©signation (P. Eng., PMP, etc.)
  • Knowledge of upstream and/or downstream operations and plant process, Artificial Intelligence and Digital technologies is required for optimization opportunities.
  • Knowledge of nondestructive testing (Dye Penetrant Inspection (FPI), Eddy Current Inspection, Magnetic Particle inspection, Radiographic Inspection, Ultrasonic Inspection) and potential integration with monitoring technology and validation of those technologies and data analysis methods.
  • Experience and familiarity with the design thinking process, lean and agile software delivery teams
  • A strong development mindset with demonstrable project development experience

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.

Reporting Advisor

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Negotiable

The purpose of this role is to service the Business Process Owners (BPO), Business Integration Leads (BIL) and Business Process Optimization Specialist (BPOS) to drive process performance and optimization through process measurements, and controls.

This role is a strong collaborator and influencer to promote process measurement across the business. This is an exciting, fast paced, evolving part of our business. Are you ready to roll up your sleeves and dig in? You will be responsible for designing and implementing the process metric framework by following a standardized and repeatable approach to across the enterprise.

Experience:

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in a client-facing role
  • 1-2 years of experience in building process metric, reporting.
  • Undergraduate degree in Technology or Business discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Understanding of how process metric will bring value to organization
  • Understanding of business process flow and how it integrates technology
  • Strong problem solving and process analytical skills
  • Technology fluency (ability to understand and assess emerging technologies against existing capabilities)
  • Facilitation skills (conduct workshops, facilitate discussions, work with stakeholders, ability to find common ground)
  • Critical thinking (includes learning not only about changing business needs, but also the evolving field of process automation itself)
  • Skilled in data analysis, statistics, automation, and technology systems
  • Good understanding of end-to-end processes and workflows
  • Basic query writing skills with SQL, understanding of Python, R languages
  • Experience with project management and methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Stage-Gate) as well as personal project management skills to handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong communication skills (work across multiple teams and help different groups understand each other)

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.