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Activity Planning Area Scheduler

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Elaf Khoshnaw

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:


mselect is looking to hire an Activity Planning Area Scheduler for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Key Roles
  • Reporting to the Lead Area Scheduler, the Area Scheduler is accountable for delivering an Integrated 12-week Area schedule within Primavera P6
  • The 12-week Area schedule is built with collaboration with the departmental planners across all departments including Subsurface, Wells, Operations, Maintenance & Engineering

Key Accountabilities

Deliver an optimized Area 12 Week Schedule that Is Integrated across Functions (Subsurface, Wells, Operations, Maintenance & Engineering)
  • Facilitate the Area 12-week Scheduling meeting
  • Ensure that the Area 12-week Schedule is fully populated with all CAP activities and is deliverable within Area and Site constraints
  • Ensure enough buffers between activities and allowances for emergent work in the Area 12-week Schedule
  • Ensure that all activities are assured against 12-, 6- & 2-week schedule gate readiness criteria
  • Communicate the published Area 12-week schedule to all functions and Area personnel
Support the identification and resolution or delivery risks, resource conflicts, emergent work, and schedule waivers
  • Identify functional activities that introduce risk to delivery of the Area 12-week Schedule.
  • Identify and drive resolution of cross functional conflicts
  • Manage the inclusion of approved emergent work into the Area 12-week Schedule
  • Support the 12-week AP Gatekeeper in assessing Area 12-week Schedule waver requests
Develop maintenance Primavera schedule to be included in 12-week review
  • Build detailed schedules in Primavera to support delivery of the work allocated to the Area’s maintenance
  • Assist in the 8Q Schedule development and maintenance
Drive Area scheduling performance
  • Ensure that departmental planners are progressing activities
  • Review AP KPI performance with area leaders
  • Drive continuous Improvement in area scheduling performance
  • First point of contact for site issues re: planning, scheduling, and tools

  • Degree level qualification, or equivalent experience is required
  • 3 years relevant planning experience
  • Primavera experience
  • Maximo experienced is preferable

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.