Senior Planner

April 12, 2021
  • Location: Texas
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #10653

SENIOR PLANNER required by our Client, to be assigned on a Contract basis, located in Mumbai, India.


Duration:                      12 months on-going




Position reports to:  Project Manager or delegate


Primary Objective


Provide Project Planning services for a large and complex deepwater FPSO project in a safe, efficient, cost effective and timely manner.

Use innovative methods to continuously improve the planning methods utilized in a large project environment.


Principal Responsibilities


Responsible for implementing modifications to provide a cost-effective planning service within assigned budget constraints.

Demonstrate a high level of skill in fabrication, complete outfitting, mechanical completion and commissioning of an FPSO using computer based planning and scheduling techniques.

Demonstrate Primavera Project Planning software operating expertise.

Demonstrate singular major project planning skills.

Safety – Responsible for personal safety, safe working practices.


Essential Skills/Experience


Proven ability to communicate effectively with others (verbally, written and meetings).

Ability to apply Critical Path Method planning techniques to develop execution and  installation project networks and schedules for completion of the FPSO and the field development activities.

Computer based Project Management Planning experience (especially utilizing Primavera P6 package or equivalent).

Ability to apply Earned Value Management techniques to measure/status and monitor performance.

Familiarity with the Project Management Body of Knowledge approach to Project Management techniques.

Proven ability to negotiate, mediate and delegate as well as lead a team or participate as a team member.

Demonstrate awareness and compliance with safe workplace practices and duty of care.




Degree in Engineering or another suitable field.

Track record in hands-on delivery utilizing Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.

10-15 years Major Project Planning experience with FPSO/FPU or deepwater experience.

Technical Professional with broad and deep knowledge of offshore deepwater installations and developments.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skill with the ability to analyze data and present findings to senior teams.

Able to work in Mumbai, India with potential to travel to Far East.

Team player, self-motivated, with coaching skills, persistence, and with ability to think outside- the-box.

Visibly demonstrates personal and company HSE commitment.

Strong leadership skills and be capable of easily and productively working in a multi-cultural team environment.


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