Senior Project Planner

Assignment Description

Key responsibilities

  • Subsea Alliance (SSA) Planning functionand processes, including education and development/improvement.
  • Lead and manage the SSA Planningresources, ensuring that each function/party performs their role in accordancewith relevant processes.
  • Drive improvements within the Planning function and support ongoing digitalization and flow efficiency initiatives.
  • Establishment, management and continuous improvement of a standard schedule benchmark submission package(s) to demonstrate Subsea Alliance schedule value and performance proposition to all stakeholders.
  • Development and management of a continuous integrated short and long term integration plan to ensure visibility of future prospects to allow identification of project synergy potential and Alliance Driven Opportunities. 



  • Establish and coordinate the schedule submission for approval as part of the Project Services team.
  • Develop and maintain a Subsea Alliance portfolio schedule to include current and future client Asset requirements and identifying resource utilization and procurement synergy opportunities to maximise Alliance value.
  • Close collaboration with and support to the Risk function within the Alliance to ensure correct level of contingency is promoted within schedules.
  • Develop close collaboration and efficient schedule routines with Operations and Asset Development, Project (PRO) and Drilling & Wells Planning resources 
  • Close support to Subsea Alliance Planning function to ensure that MLC/Estimating submissions are fully inclusive of, and integrated with, project schedules.
  • Ensure consistency of approach from all partners within the Subsea Alliance scheduling function.
  • Secure appropriate Planning resources with relevant competence.
  • Coordination with MLC Lead and Study Leads and/or PSMs to support internal cost and schedulereviews.
  • Develop,manage, promote and prepare a Subsea Alliance schedule benchmarking package to demonstrate competitiveness and best value to all stakeholders.
  • Prepare communication packages for Steering Committee, Client and external stakeholders.
  • Map and manage the interfaces between the differing Planning systems/software in use by the Subsea Alliance partners and their main suppliers across all Subsea Alliance projects.
  • Ensure provision of Alliance close-out schedule for Aker BP’s experience database.

Qualifications Required


            •    University degree Engineering/Economics. Extensive experience may                         replace formal education


            •    Min 5+ years Planning  experience 
            •    Broad exposure throughout the project life cycles
            •    Hands-on experience using project control systems and procedures 
            •    Skills in Planning tools (Primavera, Safran)
            •    Experience in Subsea an advantage

            Personal characteristics 
            •    Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills
            •    Team player with ability to interface with and influence a wide range of                     teams / disciplines
            •    Proactive, self-starter with a strong delivery focus and excellent problem                 solving 
            •    Willing to take the lead when challenges occur. Looks for ways to do things                 better, faster, more efficiently
            •    Actively promotes open & effective communication
            •    Builds networks to enhance effectiveness and share knowledge
            •    Ability and willingness to learn from others

Duration: Soonest - 31.12.2024
Location: Stavanger

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Kari Marie Usken


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Pos ID

15 des 2021