Senior Planning & Development Engineer

28 January 2019


Petroplan are looking to recruit a Senior Planning & Development Engineer to work in Uganda.

You will already live and work in Uganda before applying.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in Oil and Gas.
  • Proven Experience in Oil and Gas Project Development & Operations.
  • Good communication and analytical skills
  • Organized and dynamic, open-minded and diplomatic

The job holder will be responsible for:

The coordination of integrated planning (both the long and medium term planning) for Uganda in terms of process, governance and tools (using Primavera)

Transverse management of project planners and in close collaboration with Business, Reservoir, Drilling, Project and Operations entities - as well as coordinating planning interfaces with third parties

Updating and optimizing the drilling sequence for the project.

Supporting management decision making by analysing the overall integrated planning and highlighting changes to original plans and suggesting corrective measures.

Corporate Planning activities : Compiling input to the Long Term Plan (costs, planning, perimeter)

Participating in the economics and financial evaluation of the Long Term Plan, and preparing presentations and other outputs as required; and taking part in other corporate planning activities as required (budget - reserve definition).

Development activities : Coordinating with the economist, the economic evaluations and comparisons of scenarios (project execution, drilling sequence, technical or commercial conditions);

Coordinating and consolidating development studies from different departments or Project entities and Head Quarters, into Field Development Plans; Coordinating Planning & Economic inputs into the Field Development Plans;

When necessary, participate in technical development studies;

Preparing or reviewing Scope of work, act as technical duet for contractual aspects with local contractors, or coordinate with Head quarter entities (internal studies)

Handling Joint Venture activities as follows; Supporting the technical follow up of the Kingfisher Asset, participating in Workshops; coordinating technical documentation review and comments follow up;

Monitoring the technical activities of the partners, and interface with Project to improve whenever possible planning, synergies, interfaces and standards.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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