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  • Job reference: RMS0103437

Deputy Project Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/05/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/06/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client's subsea expertise is based on more than 75 years of design, installation, and manfacturing of subsea equipment, control systems and related products/ services. Service to the Oil & Gas industry began in the 1920s.

The Role:
To manage projects in accordance with the company Processes and Procedures.
To work within the Project Execution Department and provide input to the various stages of sales & bidding, project definition, execution, close out and handover to Service Support.
Responsibilities are carried out within a matrix organisation based around a product-group identity.
The project will where possible use the company’s standard products or modified as required. However, elements of the project may be sub-contracted within the Group or with external suppliers.

Projects will be for UKCS or globally.
The Deputy Project Manager may be required to assist in running new EPC/EPIC & R&D projects.
Duties on projects may include:-
• Demonstrate commitment to the company processes, procedures and to continuous improvement.
• Demonstrate commitment to safety throughout Project lifespan.
• Customer liaison – point of contact to client.
• Deliver projects to agreed time scale, budget and to specification.
• Commercial & contractual aspects of the project, facilitate changes within contract T&Cs.
• Provide management and leadership to Core Project Team (Engineering/Supply Chain/Product Groups/QA/Customer Service/Data Control).
• Manage Project team interfaces & progress with regular Core Project Team review meetings.
• Project Commercial and Technical Risk assessment.
• Bid vs. Customer specification evaluation and review.
• Overall progress monitoring to Project Plan with Project Planner.
• Control of project budget & timescales, exercise cost control and manage cash flow.
• Create added value to Project and raise Variation Orders
• Perform handover to Service Support Department.
• Close out project & create close-out and lessons learnt reports.
• Progress report to client and to company management as required.
• Work with Project cost controller to provide cost/margin reports – ETC’s (estimates to complete) to company management.
• Distribute project information internally by appropriate means e.g. intranet & externally through Marketing.
Promote company image and marketability.

CHALLENGES
• Enhance company’s reputation.
• Exercise adequate control over project expenditure & maintain and improve project gross margin & cash flow.
• Ensure that all the commercial requirements of the project are achieved.
• Enhance client relationship with the company.
• Create & build project teamwork.
• Improve Lessons Learnt feedback and demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement.
• Some projects require PM to take on additional roles or manage multiple projects - demonstrate flexibility.
• Standardisation of project forms and manuals in accordance with the Operating System and PEM.


DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY
• Commercial/Technical project decisions in co-operation with Engineering and the Client
• Project reporting Internal and External
• Major contractual issues on the project
• Schedule related variations with client impact
• Issue and acceptance of normal variation orders within given limits

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
HND / Degree or NVQ Level 5 or equivalent preferred or working towards
• Relevant demonstrable experience but not necessarily in the Oil Business
• Management skills
• Commercial and Contractual competence and awareness
• Team player
• Can do attitude
• To be able to demonstrate the ability to implement Company Core Values
• Institute membership preferred or working towards
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