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Document Controller - III

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/07/2013
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The Role:
The objective of Project Information Management is to provide a service to effectively manage and deliver timely, accurate information (documents, data & models) generated, collected, integrated and transferred by the Project into (and beyond) Operations – “building the digital asset”.
Working as a member of the Regional Project Information Management (RPIM) Team and reporting directly to an assigned Project Information Manager (PIM) this role will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of project document management services within Global Projects Organisation - Gulf of Mexico (GPO GoM) portfolio of projects. This role will be Houston based and will require some travel between offices.

• Ensure the effective application of the Project document management processes, procedures, coding standards and tools
• Support PIM to develop key project documentation such as Information Handover Specification & Plan
• Responsible for oversight and assurance that Contractor document control function conforms and delivers to Client standards
• Support and assure execution of information handover to Operations (or other specified recipient)
• Utilise and share lessons learned from/into Client Local Learning System
• Where required, lead a small team of Document Controllers
• Assure that Contractor teams have capability and direction to deliver document management services to the Project in a safe and efficient manner
• Responsible for maintaining integrity of the GoM Electronic Document Management System (EDMS)
• Ensure provision of an accurate and unbiased view of project information status to both the Project Information Manager and the wider Delivery Team
• Support Project Information Manager in responding to Project queries and status requests
• Ensure information is handed over in accordance to Information Handover Specification (IHS), format and agreed schedules.
• Develop and maintain interfaces with key project stakeholders
• Liaise regularly with Asset Document Control (where applicable) to ensure concurrent engineering activities are appropriately managed and controlled
• Represent GPO Document Control function at relevant project meetings or workshops (e.g. Engineering Meeting, Project Service Meetings)
• Support and champion GPO document management standardisation objectives through the provision of training and other knowledge sharing activities
• Research and maintain awareness of GPO policy and business best practices for engineering documentation
• Serving as single-point-of-contact for the project team and operating asset team for the management of project documentation and the supporting applications
• Deliver efficient, effective and secure management of drawings and documents that includes document capture, handling, coding, updating, distribution, and oversight of access control permission to various groups and teams in line with agreed Project business rules and utilizing agreed EDMS
• Ensure all Project stakeholders have the correct levels of access to Client EDMS and provide the necessary levels of training and guidance on their use
• Provide periodic user testing) for selected EDMS applications (e.g. Documentum or SharePoint)
• Maintain document registration, archiving and disposal procedures
• Issue document numbers

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Relevant professional experience gained from at least two different job roles related to engineering document management on projects or business assets (ideally Operator based with full lifecycle experience)
• Excellent communication and influencing skills, across the whole project irrespective of seniority, organizational or contractual boundaries
• Team Leadership or management experience and desire to develop these through training and hands-on experience
• Experience using electronic document management systems for controlling and reporting project data
• Experience working with large contractor organizations and performing effectively in a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural environment
• Experience & IT skills working with the interfacing of electronic systems
• Strong commitment to HSSE
• High level of self-motivation

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Engineering background
• Experience in Oil and gas sector
• Previous experience in the Client role
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