Planning Engineer

Planning Engineer

How would you like to support the development, implementation and operation of a comprehensive schedule control system?  

As a Planning Engineer you will be responsible for day-to-day planning activities, performance management and reporting, and the integration of  schedules from internal and third party sources into the overall project planning process and in conformance with bp Planning, Scheduling and Project Coordination procedures.

About the role:

In more detail, some of your key accountabilities will be to:

• Develop and assure integrity of the project level 1 and Master Control Schedule, provide post update analysis, ensuring the project team are aware of key changes and impact to critical /near critical paths
• Ensure the integrity and effectiveness of planning and progress measurement
• Provide planning support to the Project Controls Team and Project Manager to ensure compliance with the Project Planning and Scheduling Procedure and projects common process guidance
• Continuously improve the planning strategy, plans and procedures
• Ensure contractor compliance with contractual planning, scheduling and reporting requirements especially those detailed contractually within the Project Coordination Procedures (PCP)
• Satisfy BP requirements and the expectations of stakeholders

About you:

You'll have higher National Certificate/ Higher National Diploma (or equivalent / higher education), as well as a membership of a recognised professional body.

It would also be essential that you have:

• Experience of using Primavera version 6 (P6) and Microsoft Project planning software
• Demonstrable track record planning delivery with experience of 5+ years covering the accountabilities relevant to the job description described herein, gained on medium to large scale size projects
• Proven track-record of managing schedules for projects, including communication of complex schedule information to senior management (e.g. development of Level 1 plans to describe interfaces between multiple near-critical paths)
• Ability and proven skills to engage and work within a multifunctional discipline team to establish high levels of cooperation and credibility for the planning function when working with the project team
• Experience of early-stage planning for medium to large projects (pre-execute) to understand the wider project context, business drivers and development of Project Coordination Procedures
• Some experience of managing cost control, demonstrating a sound understanding of the relationship between cost control and planning / scheduling as a key component of the performance management framework and project control

In addition, it would be helpful if you have experience with offshore wind projects.

At bp, we provide great environment & benefits such as an inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, learning and development opportunities, life & health insurance, medical care package, and many others benefits!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job. application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.

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