Project Planner


Project Planner/ Associate Project Planner

Location: Glasgow

Permanent Staff Position

Looking for a Project Planner or an Associate Project Planner to join the pipeline group of one of our Oil and Gas clients. They are looking for someone on a staff basis. As an associate you may not have all the skills to fully undertake the role but support and development will be on offer to help you grow into the role.

Your roles and responsibilities:

You will gaining an exciting insight into how the Global Pipeline Projects operate and integrate with other business areas.

  • Supporting your assigned projects from beginning to end, from development of the MS Project baseline schedule through progress analysis, adjustments, and reporting.
  • Liaising with the Package Managers and other project team members to ensure potential issues/clash points and viable solutions are identified and resolved to achieve targets.
  • Develop and maintain a MS Project baseline schedule including, progress and reporting formats.
  • Implement sub-contractor schedules, establish and follow-up reporting routines.
  • Develop and maintain data summary dashboards using Power BI, to include such information as progress, critical path status, deviation affect, etc.
  • Maintain open communication with projects stakeholders, provided updates and reporting.
  • Review the performance of baseline updates / revisions, applying scheduling and planning techniques to analyse results as required.
  • Compile and analyse scenario plans based on events or potential issues / clash points to understand available options and consequences.

Your experiences and qualifications:

  • Role relevant Project planning experience in-part or in-full.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project would be advantageous, though not mandatory.
  • A collaborative worker who interfaces effectively across the business.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Analytical skills, and a strong ability to work with detail and accuracy.
  • Pro-active with a solutions-based approach, willing to challenge the status quo.
  • Effective planning and organising, adapts to changing and competing priorities within a fast-paced 24/7 global business.
  • Demonstrates initiative and ownership, works autonomously, and supports wider team activities.
  • Committed to continuous improvement / development of skills and work methods / processes.

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.