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Asset Planner

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Renewables
  • Contact: Duncan Lowe
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01483 400 786
  • Start Date: 2022-05-05
  • Expiry Date: 04 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 1040991
NRL are currently for an Asset Planner to join a client of ours on a permanent basis. The role will be based in Aberdeen; however, hybrid working is available.


  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the Integrated Activity Process & the Client Requirements
  • Promote and demonstrate the advantages of our client’s Integrated Activity Planning Process internally and externally
  • Develop and maintain the Integrated Asset Plan in line with our client’s policies producing Life of Field, 6Q, 90 Day and 28 Day versions of the plan at the appropriate level of detail.
  • Develop and maintain the POB Forecast at 6Q, 90 Day and 28 Day levels and facilitate removal of over-allocation.
  • Responsible for the issue of plans and associated documents / reports in line with relevant deadlines. 
  • Collate and report on Planning KPI’s on a weekly basis, giving feedback on results and propose where improvements can be made.
  • Liaise with Asset Leadership Team and support engineers on Asset issues to understand priorities, interactions and dependencies between activities
  • Establish and maintain weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual meeting schedule.
  • Facilitate all Planning Meetings (28 Day to 6Q) including material preparation, pre-meetings with appropriate Gate Keeper, attendance tracking and the issuing of post meeting notes and actions.
  • Ensure that all activities entering the Integrated Asset Plan have been assessed, prioritised and approved by the appropriate Gatekeeper
  • Work with the Offshore Operations Co-ordinator to ensure the effective delivery of the 28 Day and 7 Day plans.
  • Identify potential improvements to the Planning and Scheduling Process and route suggestions through the Senior or Lead Asset Planner.
  • Ensure effective communication with all internal and third-party Integrated Asset Plan interfaces.
  • Develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders (Asset Leadership onshore and offshore / Business Development Managers and clients) across all parts of EPS West.
  • Work with the Senior Leadership and Commercial Teams to ensure alignment of the Integrated Asset Plan and the budget process.
  • Maintain discipline over activities entering the Integrated Asset Plan by ensuring AIR and MOB forms are completed correctly and approved.
  • Ensure Stakeholders aware of any deferrals or changes and any impact on the plan
  • Advise relevant Gatekeepers of activity readiness advising where the gates have not been met & giving recommendations.
  • Ensure any changes are managed through the formal change management process with the relevant approval.
  • Provide ad-hoc planning for tender submissions, bids, transitions and business projects in support of Operations Team
  • Close Liaison with Shutdown Delivery Team
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the CMMS System & Associated Processes
  • Develops 6Q Asset Plan with alignment with the annual budget ensuring changes are reflected in the budget and vice versa.

  • HNC or equivalent management / technical qualification
  • A related qualification in Planning and Controls
  • Proven implementation of Integrated Planning Process
  • Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET)
  • Excellent Computer Skills with significant knowledge of Excel & Word
  • Significant knowledge of Planning Software (Microsoft Project/Primavera P6)
  • Experience of Planning Interface Software
  • Experience of Integrated Asset Planning including planning controls i.e. KPI’s, Readiness etc.
  • Experience of Maintenance Scheduling including Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Experience of Shutdown, Project or Drilling Planning
  • Experience of offshore operations within an Oil and Gas environment

What’s on offer:
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Permanent placement
  • Hybrid working available

About NRL:

NRL connects global engineering companies with the right people to help their businesses grow and thrive, connecting organisations and candidates that share the same values and drive to succeed. As we progress your application our team of talented recruiters will be on hand to help you explore the role and answer any questions you have.

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