• Competitive
  • England East Anglia Norwich
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
12 Month PAYE Contract, Norwich

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Planning & Logistics department. The Planner will be responsible for providing both short and long-term planning and delivery for work scopes. The role will require full flexibility to support planning activity across any company assets and be agile to adapt to operational changes.

The successful individual will liaise closely with both onshore and offshore team members and provide a crucial link to operational planning. Whilst the role is predominantly office based, there may be an occasional requirement to visit our offshore platforms or terminals.

This is an initial 12-month contract position working Monday to Friday based in Norwich.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Facilitate and co-ordinate planning meetings with all relevant departments. 
  • Ensure plans are fully populated and ensure these are deliverable within planning constraints on resources and time.
  • Review draft work scope requirements with OOE / OIM.
  • Coordinate only validated/approved requirements for offshore activities & liaise with engineers, vendors and offshore support 
  • Confirm status & readiness of all activities 
  • Highlight potential slippage/constraints of activities within the plan and communicate out the potential effects to management 
  • Attendance Tracking System (ATS) & Vantage administration for area being managed 
  • NUI Planning admin and tracking
  • Update plan inclusive of progress and rescheduling of activities in line with business needs 
  • Support Team Leader in administrative tasks where required 
  • Liaise with Logistics team to plan within logistical resources available 
  • Liaise with Warehouse team for material shipping and readiness for the plan 
  • Manage relevant hotel bookings for planned business needs 
  • Ensure contractor readiness to travel offshore are in line with PUK policy and Vantage is updated 
  • Liaise with HR and PUK medic in regards to medicals completed for company staff 
  • Daily Vantage cost code administration 
  • Daily management of Planners email inbox 
  • Raise any major changes or impacts to activities to Planning Team Leader
Key Requirements Include:
Qualifications / Experience:
  • Graduate/equivalent education and/or relevant Oil & Gas experience 
  • Strong computer skills, with experience of planning/scheduling using MS Project or Primavera P6 desirable 
  • Familiarity with other industry systems, e.g. Maximo, SAP experience would be beneficial
Personal Attributes:
  • Accurate and methodical work ethic 
  • Excellent organisation and coordination skills
  • Independent and resourceful
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible attitude to work
  • Team Player
  • Analytical
To apply for this position, please forward your updated CV.

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