Lead Planner


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Singapore

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 44
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor

About this role: Lead Planner

To lead a team of planners to efficiently perform the scheduling and planning process for the assigned project(s), including regular project status reviews, analysis and reporting to relevant stakeholders.

Core Responsibilities;

  • Under the supervision of Project Controls Manager or a direct report of this position, coordinate all efforts to collate and compile the necessary information to support timely schedule development and reporting;
  • Develop the project planning and progress measurement procedures in accordance with project requirements and ensure proper implementation in the course of work;
  • Understand the technical scope of the work and the critical interfaces between different subcontractors to create a viable integrated project plan;
  • Integrate all planning inputs required to establish, develop and maintain the overall Project Master Schedule by using Company planning tools and best industry practices;
  • Run and facilitate planning workshops, if required, to develop the integrated plan and to ensure all internal projects stakeholders’ involvement and acknowledgment;
  • Collate, report and analyze all subcontractors’ performances;
  • Consolidate and check consistency of overall planning and progress data;
  • Produce, maintain and analyze workforce histograms, progress s-curves and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) in connection with the schedule(s);
  • Provide ad-hoc reports, “look-ahead”, critical path analysis, “what-if” scenarios, and other relevant tools that will assist in planning and schedule analysis;
  • Assess and communicate schedule impacts of all changes envisaged as part of the management of change process;
  • Recognize opportunities and resource optimizations to most efficiently execute the planned set of activities;
  • Contribute and participate to the Project Risk Management process by providing planning input and identifying schedule impacts for risks’ occurrences;
  • Perform schedule risk analysis using company tools and best industry practices on a regular basis and report outcomes and suggestions to relevant stakeholders;
  • Mentor, train and develop planning staff as required;
  • Assist in goals setting and performance review of assigned project planning team members;
  • Collate and submit lessons learnt and historical data to relevant stakeholders.


Qualifications & Experience;

  • Degree in Engineering, Science, Business Management, or Operations Management;


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) preferred;

Relevant Experience:;

  • 10 years of planning experience in oil and gas industry, preferably floating production systems segment (or);
  • 15 years of planning experience in other industries with extensive knowledge of Oil & Gas process and FPSO projects;
  • Knowledge of project management, risk management and change management processes;
  • Previous working experience in a lead role is preferred;

Language(s) and Software: List any special language requirement besides English and also any fundamental software skill(s) required by this job;

  • Oracle Primavera P6;
  • Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Microsoft Project;
  • Primavera Risk Analysis or any other Schedule Risk Analysis software.


An Excellent opportunity to work in a reputable organization with stable employment and competitive remuneration. If you are up for a challenge, get in touch with us with your CV.

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Shinu Alexander
Brunel Energy Singapore

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