Lead Construction Planner

  • Listed: February 2, 2019 2:17 pm
  • Company Name: Wood
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 10-15 Years
  • Minimum Education: Anything
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Website: http://www.woodplc.com


Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently looking for a Lead Construction Planner to strengthen our team in Dubai. This is a home office position based in Dubai and will involve regular travel to Basra in Iraq.

Implements best planning and scheduling practices in compliance with company procedures
Provides Planning focal point for specific project scopes
Develop and maintain planning control structures in alignment with approved project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Develop and maintain baseline project plans and schedules using appropriate scheduling software
Monitor and control planning activities through all phases of project lifecycle
Verify on site construction progress reports
Liaise with engineering, procurement and construction functions, and others as required, including third parties, to maintain awareness of project activities, their status, and their impact on the project schedule and manpower requirements
Provide copies of project plans and schedules in accordance with project reporting requirements
Provide copies of project progress and performance status reports in accordance with project reporting requirements
Produce and issue updates to project plans and schedules
Produce and issue updates to project manpower requirements
Assess and communicate schedule impact of change notifications
Monitor overall project progress status, achievement of major milestones, and analyse project performance in relation to planned performance
Attend internal project progress and performance status meetings as required
Delegate and manage the work of subordinate Project Controls planning staff as required
Provide guidance and support to subordinate project controls planning staff as required
Liaise with cost discipline to ensure accurate and timely control and forecasting of man-hour budgets and ensure that the impact of all change requests are properly assessed and included in the schedules
Participate in schedule risk analysis as required
Assist with audits to ensure compliance with relevant planning procedure
Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the company Quality Assurance systems and processes
Responsible for personal safety and working within the provisions and guidelines of the company HSE processes
Skills / Qualifications
Minimum of 12 years experience in the oil and gas industries with at least 8 years in Construction planning
Onshore brownfield project experience is essential
On Site Construction Planning experience is essential
Previous Iraq experience is preferred
Must be willing to travel to Basra in Iraq
Expert knowledge of manual and computerised project planning and scheduling techniques
P6 experience is essential
Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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