Planning and Scheduling Lead

PUB321180

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Victoria

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 5 November 2021

About this role

About this role

Seeking a Planning and Scheduling Lead to work in Central Melbourne, VIC. This will be for a contract lasting 12months+

Brunel Australasia are currently partnered with our client who is a global leading natural oil and gas producer. They have a great reputation for creating a safety-focused culture, in on and offshore environments.


Coordinate planning and scheduling of activities associated with Gippsland Decommissioning, across project planning, project execution, wellwork, and operations & maintenance.
The Planning and Scheduling Lead (PL) is a specialist in project schedule development, control and forecasting. The PL assess Contractor and company generated schedules for usefulness, logic, level of detail, input sources, timing, lines of communication, and interfaces with other functional elements and consistency with Current Control Estimate, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), and the Project Plan The PL also establishes the schedule requirements and frequencies of issue for all of the contractor schedule deliverables. The PL strives for timely detection of trends and specifically deviations from the plan.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides overall project schedule, progress measurement, and change management leadership and expertise
  • Stewards the Contractor's project control organization with respect to schedule development, control and progress measurement
  • Advises the Contractor's organization with respect to adequacy of project controls tools, reports and schedules
  • Develop / Maintain Level 1 and Level 2 integrated project schedules
  • Reviews and, where appropriate, endorses schedule and progress Baselines and forecast prepared by Contractor
  • Advises Project Controls Lead and Project Leadership Team of any potential schedule issues and when necessary, provides guidance on, corrective action and measures to mitigate any adverse trends
  • Develops and reviews schedule corrective actions and recovery plans, and verifies needed actions/plans are implemented
  • Reviews project changes to evaluate detail schedule impact; responsible for quantifying and incorporating the effect and impact of approved changes in the overall schedule stewardship and reporting.
  • Monitor and report on schedule implications of changes
  • Reviews schedule basis of Contractor's change proposals
  • Reviews and endorses changes with regards to schedule and progress impact
  • Supports Project Team with ongoing project progress measurement and schedule analysis, reporting, and forecasting activities
  • Ensure that contractor scheduling practices and progress measurement system comply with project Coordination Procedures
  • Lead Contractor to development Contract Control Schedules and Milestones
  • Ensure integration of subcontractors’ schedules and progress measurement system
  • Monitor contractor performance vs. approved baseline schedule to assist management in identification of issues and development / implementation of corrective actions or recovery plans
  • Analyze progress, schedule trends, and develop forecasts to support management decision making
  • Participate in contract bid evaluations (as required for schedule evaluation)
  • Ensure that contractor schedule reflects / align with external schedule requirements and interfaces such as permitting and regulatory
  • Assist Project Team in developing/reviewing schedule corrective actions and recovery plans, and making sure needed actions/plans are implemented
  • Provide direction and feedback to schedule engineers (owner and contractors) on schedule development and control expectations during execution
  • Participates in gathering and recording Lessons Learned for the project that relate to progress and schedule areas
  • Maintains regular contact with the Functional Organization
  • Maintain close liaison with members of the organization
  • Drives and promotes capital efficiency on projects being stewarded by the department

Requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management
  • 10+ years prior oil and gas industry experience preferred
  • 10+ years in Project Controls, Project Services and/or Planning/Scheduling
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience required
  • Willing to work overseas in a team environment, relocate to project site as required
  • Strong influencing, consulting, mentoring, analytical, and computing skills
  • Advanced competency in Primavera Project Planner (P6)
  • Adaptability to changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and respond quickly to urgent analysis requests

Benefits

Benefits

  • 12 Month contract
  • Central Melbourne based office
  • Daily rate (8hr)
  • Mon-Fri 8AM to 5PM
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Professional Team

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
Apply now

Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Chris Brennan via the details below, quoting publication number:
PUB321180

Account manager

Chris Brennan
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane
c.brennan@brunel.net
(07) 3007 7627

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