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Project Services Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/01/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
We are currently seeking an experienced Project Services Lead to join an international Oil and Gas company based in Perth. An initial 12-month contract, with opportunities to extend for the right candidate. In this role you will be responsible for all implementing the cost management, planning and scheduling, information management, document control, cost estimating, change management, risk analysis, and reporting process for the project. This position is responsible for maintaining key project controls processes, procedures and management systems as well as reporting.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

* Manages, supervises, organizes activities of the Project Services Team, including budgeting, cost accounting, cost control, document control, change management, audit, systems, planning, scheduling, risk management through contingency drawdown (CBR), project and corporate reporting and any other related project service activities
* Ensure the Project Services Team is staffed and organized with competent resources to meet safety, schedule, quality and budget requirements and targets
* Exercises oversight of and interfaces with Contractors' project services and controls activities
* Prepares high level and detailed annual and total budgets for all phases of the project life cycle including input to the LRP process
* Prepares procedures aligned with Corporate Standards and CPMS for various project services/control activities and assures compliance with the procedures
* Prepares and ensures development of CPMS deliverables for funding Assurance gates and other corporate Assurance Reviews
* Finalises the Project Integrated Master Schedule.
* Manages planning & scheduling activities and manages the detailed cost engineering activities
* Develops and issues monthly project cost and progress reports and well as corporate reporting requirements
* Facilitates risk management (CBR), mitigation and contingency planning and drawdown process
* Contributes to the Project Execution Plan development

The Company:
Our client is the world's largest exploration and production company with operations in over 29 countries. In Australia our client is leading the way in both upstream and downstream oil and gas projects with exciting developments for further Australia based projects ahead. As a market leader they are an enviable employer to join and be part of their continued success.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Circa 10-15 years of project services experience, preferably in major brownfield projects or commensurate related experience
* A relevant undergraduate qualification in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, commerce, engineering or any other applied science
* Strong depth and breadth of knowledge and technical competency in all Project Controls disciplines, with proficiency in the following:
o Cost estimating, budgeting and forecasting
o Schedule development and analysis
o Progress measurement evaluation (EV, SPI, CPI)
o Quantitative Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis
* Familiar with the use of proprietary and custom computer software systems used for project management (Pims, Primavera, Pertmaster, etc.)
* Highly effective communication skills and ability to develop and present management reports at all levels
* Results orientated and focused on achievement of the business and projects overall objectives
* Computer skills in keyboarding

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* SAP Proficiency
* Primavera software (P6, Pertmaster)
* Previous experience of working on an Oil & Gas Brownfield Project for the Operator.

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