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Recruiter NameSuzanne Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Planning
SalarySalary negotiable
BenefitsNegotiable. Please quote what rate you would be looking for when applying.
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas, design and construction contractor is seeking a Senior Planner to join their team in Surrey as soon as possible to join their team working on a new and very busy project.





  • Experience of working previously for major offshore contractors.
  • Previous experience using Primavera ideally P6.
  • Ideally 6 years’ minimum of planning experience in a senior role for offshore oil and gas contractors.
  • Capability to plan own activities, identifying priorities and plan them into action.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analysing and solving problems.
  • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access and Word.
  • Working knowledge of professional planning tools (i.e. Primavera P6).




  • Ensure the development of the project schedule according to the commercial needs. Verify feasibility and criticality.
  • Ensure the implementation of the Planning and Progress Control System required by the contract complexity, duration, and compliance with the Project Breakdown Structure, Company Standards and Contract specifications.
  • Interface and coordinate with other Company Functions or Discipline Leaders/Supervisors and Managers to build up activities, assign milestones and constraints by issuing the logic network.
  • Prepare all the reference baseline documents, and ensure that the projects planning and scheduling requirements are properly and clearly communicated to those functionally responsible for executing the work.
  • Issue all the relevant reporting.
  • Issue the Planning & Scheduling Procedure, Progress Measurement Procedure and Risk Management Plan for the Project.
  • Ensure the effectiveness of the Planning and Progress Control System, monitoring the progress measurement system and ensuring the proper information flow, progress status and completion forecast are assessed and reported for Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Construction and Commissioning phases.
  • Update all Project Schedules, collecting actual data, evaluating forecast dates and monitoring any progress and productivity Deviation compared with the baseline schedule, including the corrective actions taken by the PM.
  • Create and maintain the 90 days look-ahead schedule, weekly, monthly. Isolate any adverse trend and warn the PM on time to take corrective actions, issue weekly and monthly project reports (internal and for the Client).
  • Assist the Project Control Manager in the Project Status Report preparation.
  • Participate in the coordination meetings (internal or with the Client whenever opportune).
  • Support the Project during the contract changes/claims process providing the time impact analysis.
  • Support the Project Control Manager in the preparation of the Project close-out Report and the schedule and productivity feed-back data to Project Control and Commercial Department.


START DATE:             ASAP


DURATION:                 Long term.


RATE:                         Negotiable. Please quote the rate you would be looking for this position.


BENEFITS:                 Very Close to the Station and some parking available.


Client needs someone to start very soon


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and must be to work within the EU/UK.


For more information please contact Suzanne Wood –Director of Recruitment

on 020 8905 2250 or   

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