Lead Services Project Planner

National Oilwell Varco PLC - Houston, TX3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $54,000 - $73,000 a year
  • Role Summary:
** Responsible for project delivery, profit & loss accountability, and customer satisfaction through management of project related activities and resources.

These will be your tasks

Essential Responsibilities:
+ Assisting the development of schedule workaround plans, with NOV PLC engineering and site management, to maintain project cost & schedule requirements and obtain detailed construction progress on activities at site.

+ Evaluate and report on project schedule risk.

+ Lead development and status / progress reports & management level reporting for the procurement and logistics phases of a project

+ Implement "early warning" identification of potential issues and drive corrective action

+ Service as project coordinator for while workload allows for the project(s).

+ Ensures project implementation as well as work packages and constraints are accurately integrated into project planning scenario.

+ Responsible for monitoring progress and producing accurate projections of time and cost.

+ Ensures other functions have access to accurate current reports and projections and relevant reports are available for the customer.

+ Contributes to the development of an operational year plan for own department activities of the team.

+ Discusses consequences of changes in products and processes for the own team in the organization.

+ Works together with people from the business unit.

+ Contacts are under guidance and/or geared towards collecting or giving technical information.

You're offering these qualifications

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 10 years of experience in a planning function)

+ At least 7 additional years of experience in schedule planning and controls for various projects

+ Experience with Primavera, Microsoft Project, or like planning software

Desired Characteristics:
+ Experience with Subsea Services Equipment (SPS or Offshore) preferred

+ Prior experience with engineering, procurement and manufacturing schedule systems is preferred

+ Experience with scheduling and delivery of large value projects.

+ Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix environment

+ Strong problem solving, negotiating, and conflict resolution skills

+ Ability to work independently or as part of a team within a dynamic environment

+ Ability to organize, prioritize, and achieve milestones and deliverables

+ Sound judgment with the ability to think on your feet + Strong oral and written communication skills

+ Strong interpersonal and leadership skills