Petrofac Jobs in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates – Senior Planning Engineer


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Petrofac is currently looking to recruit a Senior Planning Engineer to be based in, Sharjah Office, United Arab Emirates.

What we do

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies.

We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for the energy industries. Our comprehensive and tailored service offering covers each stage of the project life cycle and a variety of commercial models, giving our clients the flexibility, they need.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide project control services to the Project Control Manager in implementation of the project schedule and procedures. • Provide leadership to planning engineers, schedulers to plan, monitor, and control the execution of the project within the time and budgetary parameters, optimizing resource utilization

Primary Duties:

Develop systems and procedures for Project control functions on the onset of the project and as and when there are additional requirements from the client in order to facilitate the process of project monitoring.

To finalize the staffing requirements in consultation with PCM.

Develop, implement & maintain the project controls procedure, project schedules (level 1-4), and reporting systems specific to project. Provide guidance to the project control team working for the project.

Prepare the progress measurement system which has weight factor calculations and quantities with earned value. These will be used as supporting document for progress reported.

Prepare planning documents such as manpower histograms, which indicate the number of people required each month, progress S curves which will indicate the progress that the project makes at a given point of time etc., which are reviewed at periodic intervals.

Monitoring progress of the work for timely execution of the project through weekly/monthly reports with respect to review of the overall project. Progress monitoring on a regular basis and resolve any problems, bottlenecks/scheduling conflicts.

Participate/ coordinate internal project team review and review by the client of the work schedule, progress measurement and reporting systems.

Review the status continuously and keep the Project Control Manager apprised of the progress and the areas needing attention for schedule adherence.

Interact with the site project control team to ensure that the engineering & procurement activities are properly interfaced in the construction level 4 schedules.

Carry out diagnostic studies of ongoing project to measure what is achieved vis-à-vis the plan based on progress reports and feedback to ensure timely completion and formulate an action plan for schedule adherence.

Carry out schedule risk analysis as and when required and advise action plan to mitigate the delays, if any.

Attending all meetings concerning progress, Technical, Contractual matters in relation to project controls.

Participate in department development activities for continual improvement in the project control system & services.

Perform any other duties and responsibilities as and when directed by the PCM.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Engineering Degree with Project Planning knowledge.
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience as a in the Project control function of large oil & Gas EPC/PMC projects.

Equal Opportunities

We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.Petrofac is striving to develop a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can contribute. We encourage everyone to apply, especially those individuals who form part of underrepresented groups. Applications are also welcome from candidates who want to discuss flexible working or job-sharing requests.

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Company: Petrofac

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level 

Job Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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