Forensic Planning Analyst (FPA)

NES Fircroft

Job Description

Forensic Planning Analyst (FPA)

– Pre-TAR:
– The familiarization with:
– The Contract between Company and Client
– The Contract between Company and Contractor
– The TAR Level 5 and Level 4 Integrated Baseline Schedules (in SAFRAN)
– The Project Work-Scopes (work-packs)
– The Commissioning Systems and Subsystems
– The Company Corporate and Project Specific procedures and processes
– During TAR:
– The daily detection and identification of changes to the Project; both in terms of changes in scope or any changes to approved planned scope execution. Doing this jointly / in close cooperation with the Company Change Manager.
– The expeditious quantification of the ROM (Rough Order of Magnitude) Schedule Impact of any impact of such changes.
– Upon Project Management approval of the change to proceed: the detailed assessment and substantiated quantification of Schedule impact attributed to subject Change. Using the subject Scheduling Platforms and robust quantified analysis to support the quantification.
– The daily storage (copying) of the contractor Integrated TAR L5 and L4 schedule and the analysis of any slippages relative to previous day. And the subsequent assessment of the cause of any slippages + the determination whether attributable to any changes (or the cumulative effect of these).
– If determined to be so (in close liaison / cooperation with the Company Change Manager) to translate this into a PCA (Project Change Alert form).
– Depending on the Project Management assessment (and approval) of this: the subsequent compilation of a VOR to Client – including underlying Schedule data supporting the claim.
– The compilation of an overall detailed report, starting at day #1 of the TAR and issued after end of the TAR, coherently presenting:
– the development of the TAR schedule (Baseline at TAR Start => End of TAR / as build schedule).
– Including a quantified and substantiated summary of the Schedule Development (reconstruction)
– The allocated quantified break down of Schedule Impact to specific changes.


With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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