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Job Title Project Planner JD113 Date 14/02/2012 Revision D
Description No.
Department Projects Reporting To Projects Manager

Location Stoneywood Supervising Trainee Project Planner

Special Relationships Working in conjunction with and supporting the Project Coordinator/Manager(s).
To assist the Projects Manager in developing a Project Master Schedule for, initially,
including as part of a bid submission package. The Master Schedule will be monitored
Job Purpose and updated throughout the project life-cycle from contract award to delivery and will
reflect the smooth interface of all project activities in relation to the agreed delivery time-
frame. The development of associated project reports and S Curves are also deliverables.
Summary of Responsibilities This includes but is not limited to:
and Duties
Ability to use Primavera P6 and MS Project Software, analyse resource usage and
create a time limited resource schedule.
Developing a project specific work breakdown reflecting the scope of work of the
Developing from the Project Master Schedule (PMS), detailed schedules to component
level, if required, for all major phases of the Project.
Reviewing and monitoring of major sub-contractors progress schedules.
Using the MRP system to identify any activity slippages that may, or will, impact on
the agreed project completion date and reporting to the Project Coordinator/Manager.
Expedite schedule in order to maintain/improve deliveries.
Resolve schedule issues or make recommendations to realign schedule where possible.
Update the project schedule/activity network and progress reports to reflect the latest
Negotiating with internal functional/departmental personnel to optimise deliveries.
Continually updating and maintaining the PMS for every change in the scope of work.
Producing regular look-ahead schedules, as required.
With pre-approval from Projects Manager, assist Project Sales Department with
creation of bid schedules for inclusion in Tenders.
Prior to formally issuing, obtain schedule approval from the relevant departmental
managers (i.e. Engineering, Manufacturing).
Create a monthly Projects Summary Sheet detailing the Percentage of Completion
(PoC) for each ongoing project in the department. Summary sheet will detail current
month/quarter PoC and forecast month/quarter PoC as required by Finance Department.
Monitor the capacity of the workload in Testing & Assembly (T&A) using Primavera.
Produce monthly progress reports in Excel or PowerPoint, as required.
Identify and monitor all critical path activities.
Allocate project costs or resources to a project schedule to create S-Curves.
Creation of Overall project S-Curve and S-Curves for each of the main project
disciplines (i.e. Engineering, Manufacturing, Procurement, T&A etc).
Rebasing of schedules and S-curves inline with Change Orders or other contractual
Training and mentoring of Trainee Project Planner. Ensuring adherence to the formal
training plan and measurement and evaluation of competency.
Attend and contribute to internal project and customer meetings, as required.
Liaise with customer planning representatives.
Creation of any ad-hoc departmental reports in Primavera or Excel as deemed
necessary by the Projects Manager.

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This Job Description serves as a guide to responsibilities and does not replace common sense or provide limitations on duties to
be performed by the person in this position. Any work carried out shall be in line with the appropriate policies, procedures and
instructions as issued by the Company and amended from time to time.

OHSMS Authorities and Responsibilities or Designation No specific OHSMS Authorities or Responsibilities

Training Level

Post Holder Supervisor / Foreman / Manager


Job Title



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CRITERIA Essential Desirable To Be Identified By

Previous Planning Practical experience in: CV
experience: o Manufacturing Interview
o Using Primavera environment. References
planning software. o Project
Experience o Industry environment.
experience - ideally o Subsea / surface
in oil & gas. oilfield drilling &
HNC in a relevant Relevant qualification CV
discipline and/or an or undergone training Interview
appropriate level of in: Qualification /
Qualifications / Project Planning o Planning software Certificates
Training experience. o Project

Commercial awareness MS Project software CV

skills package Interview
Ability to use References
Special Skills / Primavera P6 Software
Aptitude /

Reliable CV
Organised Interview
Interpersonal skills References
Personal Self Motivated
Qualities Good Judgement
Team Player
Good Communicator
Attentive to detail

For Recruitment Purposes Only DQ Ref DQ Date

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