Contract Program Planner

  • competitive
  • Canada Alberta Alberta
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry.

Our client, a large Oil and Gas company, is hiring a Contract Program Planner. We are looking for an individual who matches the description and qualifications below. Apply here or send your resume to directly to

Job Title: Contract Program Planner
Start Date: August 2024

Roles & Responsibilities

Project Scheduling:
  • Work with project management, execution teams, enabling functions, business opportunity management to develop integrated multi discipline project schedule aligned to project scope and objectives
  • Engage stakeholders to maintain coordination schedule in Primavera P6 on a weekly basis with interim updates or scenario development as required
  • Optimize the project schedule to reflect the appropriate level of detail to support project planning and execution, cost forecasting, and interface management
  • Ensures project schedules are coded per the work breakdown structure and project requirements
  • Ensure schedule logic is accurate and activities are achievable
  • Ensure all schedule changes handled through change management system in line with Project Controls procedures
  • Set up, facilitate and manage meetings with the different disciplines in a timely and efficient manner
  • Identify and drive resolution where there are schedule inconsistencies

Project Performance & Reporting:
  • Support project management reporting including cost and schedule updates
  • Compilation and review of monthly project / program report for Well Delivery and Program management 
  • Risk tracking as it applies to trend identification and coordination of risk reviews
  • Maintain Project Change management and trend log and approval documentation
  • Support lessons learned identification and application to future year’s programs
  • Prepare and provide analysis for project execution dashboards and performance reports to include project KPI’s, project progress, project costs, project changes, and risk
  • Constant focus on continuous improvement and efficiencies

Interface Management:
  • Coordination with Project Managers, Execution Team, Enabling Functions to ensure schedules are integrated across multiple programs

  • Preference for field experience or technical diploma
  • 5+ years oil and gas experience preferably with drilling programs
  • 5 years Project Planning utilizing Primavera P6
  • 5+ years in multiple project control disciplines (cost, risk, change management) is considered an asset
  • SAP skills considered an advantage
  • Exceptional MS Excel skills
  • Well-developed communication and interpretation skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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