Lead Planner

Aibel is a leading service company within the oil, gas and offshore wind industries. We provide our customers with optimal and innovative solutions within engineering, construction, modifications and maintenance throughout a project’s entire life cycle. Aibel's 4000 skilled employees are located close to our customers at the company’s offices in Norway and South East Asia. In addition, we operate two modern yards in Haugesund and in Thailand, with complete prefabrication and construction capabilities.

Job responsibilities:

  • Overall in charge of schedule management, including setting up level 4 critical path schedule and periodic schedule updates
  • Identify trends, analyse critical path and evaluate consequences to the schedule
  • In case of delays, prepare recovery plan in agreement with the project team
  • Prepare ‘S’ curves, manpower histograms, rundown curves, and other planning deliverables as required in accordance with project requirements
  • Prepare monthly and weekly project reports
  • Lead a team of planners/sr. planners and collaborate with other disciplines to ensure that the planning requirements for the project are met
  • Support Project Manager, Project Planning Manager and other project team with reports for analysis and decision-making
  • Interact with customer to provide update on schedule as well as explain the current situation / challenges / opportunities
  • Ensure adherence to the internal procedures and policies and drive implementation of new initiatives leading to fully integrated planning
  • Assist the tender team with planning inputs as required
  • Any other ad hoc planning activities to support the projects / tenders

Work experience requirements:

  • More than 15 years of experience in EPC planning of FPSO / platform construction / modification projects
  • Advanced working knowledge of Primavera P6 / Safran
  • Proficient in the use of excel and ability to adapt quickly to new IT tools
  • Ability to develop a resource loaded critical path schedule independently with minimum support from other disciplines
  • Experience with change management


  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering / Construction Management

Other skills:

  • Fluency in English and ability to prepare and present reports
  • Team player who can foster relationship with various stakeholders
  • Effective problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and switch tasks in a busy and demanding environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel at short notice, and perform overtime work as required
  • Ability to work effectively with people across various cultures
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of official data and documents

"We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified."

Other information:
Work location: Singapore
Application deadline: 23 October 2021

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