Senior Planning Manager

  • Competitive
  • Norway Nord-Troendelag Verdal
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Advantage is a specialized in-house recruitment partner to Aker Solutions. Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 20 countries.

Aker Solutions’ New Build segment delivers oil & gas and renewables offshore developments and fabrication products, mainly focused on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and selective international markets. The segment is responsible for large EPCI projects, both within oil and gas and renewables, including business development and project execution, typically large topsides including fixed or floating substructures, onshore facilities, FPSOs offshore wind HVDC topside and jackets, offshore aquaculture floaters and decommissioning and recycling.

Aker Solutions is looking for a Senior Planning Manager who have experience in onshore or offshore projects. The project is based in Verdal and will be led from there.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Overall planning responsibility in projects, included planning responsibility for multi-site and sub-contractors.
  • Establish and execute the planning and manning strategy for the project with a HSSE mindset.
  • Develop project execution schedules for all phases of the project cycle and ensure the schedule meets the contract and project requirements.
  • Establish and maintain a HSSE mindset in the organization.
  • Establish and develop project execution schedules for all phases, based on main method and planning management philosophy and strategy.
  • Ensure that the planning activities is carried out in accordance with governing documents & Contract Requirement.
  • Ensure improvement projects for continuously embedding work efficiency initiatives and measures into the planning function. With high focus on digitalization and automation of processes.
  • Monitor the project as it develops and give early identification of any negative trends. Identify and propose corrective actions to mitigate these trends.
  • Perform Change control, manage changes according to procedures for own discipline and establish a cost-conscious attitude to the project activities and solutions.
  • Co-ordination with Company site team, Sub contractors, Procurement, Interface, Integrity, Project Control, TFI Coordinator as required.
  • Manage team and maintain a positive and motivating working environment.
  • Perform leadership activities for own discipline, such as introduction to new team members in the group, training, listen, give feedback and perform project talks.
  • Review people competence and manpower requirement (capacity and quality) in project planning organization.

Skills and Levels Description:

  • Knowledge from all project phases and extensive knowledge of working methods within the business (Project Execution Model - PEM):
    • Engineering
    • Procurement
    • Construction Assembly
    • Completion
  • Planning Manager experience.
  • Master or Bachelor degree. Management experience may compensate for lack of formal education.
  • Knowledge about different sets of disciplines.
  • Contract awareness knowledge.
  • Good knowledge of Planning Tools Safran Project and Primavera.
  • Proactive and transparent attitude against team interaction and towards clients.
  • Focusing on honesty, predictability and transparency in all aspects of work.
  • Committed keen eye on HSSE in projects.
  • Good communication skills in Norwegian and English, both verbally and written.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office.

More reasons to work with us:

  • Opportunity to grow your network and develop professionally by integrating yourself into highly competent teams within world-renowned organizations in the energy sector.
  • Competitive compensation packages and benefits that include pension schemes and insurance.
  • On-going support from our experienced recruitment and back-office support professionals.
  • Exclusive access to all Aker Solutions’ project positions in Norway, with access to permanent positions when these are offered.
  • NES Advantage is the only company that has frame agreement with Aker Solutions for project employments.

For more information about the position, please contact:
Sarah Hermansen | Junior Recruiter | NES Advantage Solutions AS |

If you find this opportunity appealing, please submit your application via our website, as we will not process applications received via email. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis.

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services. As project employee you will be employed by NES Advantage Solutions AS, working for Aker Solutions.

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, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 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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