Project and Production Planner

Location: Abu Dhabi
Salary: Up to AED 9,000
Job Code: 125/001/385
Industry: Oil & Gas

Job Purpose:
The primary point of contact for all project fulfillment requirements.
Management of material allocations, shop floor planning, escalations, etc.
Support is being rendered to the site lead along with the wider team operating on-site.
100% adept with all industry-based (energy and renewables) requirements and associated project guidelines.

Job Responsibilities:
Project scheduling and planning:
  • Developing detailed project schedules, outlining tasks, durations, dependencies, and milestones.
  • Utilizing project management tools to create Gantt charts, MS Project, and work breakdown structures (WBS).
  • Sound knowledge of regulatory attestation, documentation, and freight requirements – UAE, GCC, and others.
  • Coordination of orders between internal factories in line with the customer order requirements.
Risk management:
  • Identifying potential risks and developing mitigation strategies.
  • Managing the changes based on demands and project requirements.
  • Continuously monitoring and managing risks throughout the project lifecycle.
Stakeholder communication:
  • Coordinating and communicating with stakeholders to ensure alignment and support.
  • Providing regular project updates, status reports, and performance metrics.
  • Tracking project progress against a schedule/plan.
  • Coordination across time zones.
Other Responsibilities:
  • Utilize the organization’s ERP systems primarily IFS10 and potentially, SAP to manage projects + material allocations. Consistently staying up to date with the ERP and industry best practices to improve efficiency.
  • Ensuring the organization’s On-Time Performance on all orders is not impacted and maintained at 90% and above.
  • Ensuring 100% adherence to company EHS policies and protocols.

Job Requirements:
  • 3-5 years of experience in the field of energy and renewable services.
  • Experience with ADNOC, ARAMCO, and PDO would be beneficial.
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Engineering or Supply Chain.
  • Special Certification or Training above formal education: Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • IFS ERP experience is a must. SAP can be accommodated too.
  • Familiarity with IFS10 ERP is preferred or a quick learner of new ERPs.
  • Analytical mind and attention to detail.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Record-keeping skills. Adaptability and flexibility.
  • Excellent in English. Any other language skills will be of added benefit.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure and time-bound/sensitive environment.
  • Responsible/accountable, disciplined, positive attitude, time-bound execution, team player.
  • Age: 25 to 28 years.

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