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Project Planner - Grangemouth

Petroineos - Projects
Ref: 614 Date Posted: Tuesday 03 Jul 2018
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Refinery Project Planner – Grangemouth (Permanent)



This is an exciting time to join us at our Grangemouth refinery. We are seeking a Project Planner to work within our Projects Team This team plays a crucial role in the Refinery by managing high profile/high value technical projects across a number of disciplines.

The role reports directly to the Program Manager.  The successful incumbent will:

•    Take full accountability for Front End Planning for the engineering phase of our projects

•    Directly interface with the Planning Engineer

•    Ensure a joined up approach to planning for each project, including front-end engineering, design, construction, commissioning, completions and close out.

•    Take strategic direction from the Project Lead(s)/Manager(s)


Key responsibilities include; but are not limited to the following:

•    The management and control of the front end planning function using Primavera P6.
•    Ensure all projects they are allocated are correctly maintained, updated, archived.
•    Identification and communication of Risks to the project schedule.
•    Utilise a front end standard network for Capex and Remediation projects.
•    Assist with the production and maintenance of standard project planning templates for their projects
•    Help ensure all work executed by the projects team is planned.
•    Produce resource histograms to assist in resource allocation and/or recruitment.
•    Conduct regular planning meetings with the project owners and the engineering team to ensure accuracy of the plans for reporting progress.
•    Conduct regular meetings with the Planning Engineer to input the front end plan into the integrated Capex and Remediation programmes.
•    Organise and manage Interactive planning sessions for project as required.
•    Meet or exceed the contractual planning Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI’s)
•    Work as part of an integrated planning team, sharing workload across the portfolio of projects.

Education and Experience

•    An experienced Project Planner with construction experience would be ideal. Refinery/chemical experience is an advantage but not essential .
•    HND / HNC in engineering discipline considered.
•    Competent in Primavera (P6 preferred).
•    Must be self-motivated and able to effectively communicate and where appropriate influence the Project Team and contract personnel.
•    Must also be capable of interfacing with Contractor and Client senior personnel in an effective manner to achieve project objectives.
•    Brownfield project experience is an advantage and preference will be given to candidates with experience of multiple small projects delivery
•    Applies a structured approach to their work.
•    Proactive and open minded
•    Strong team player