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  • Job reference: RMS0114826

Performance Improvement Coordinator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/10/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (29/10/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is an International Oil and Gas Operator involved in 2 of Australia's largest LNG Projects based in Western Australia.

The Role:
• As a member of the project onshore Program Management Office (DS PMO), providing strategic direction and support on performance improvement and related Project-wide initiatives to the wider Downstream Team, including: • Support of the Downstream Business Manager on the strategy for roll-out of improvement initiatives to deliver the Business Services Team’s annual Strategic Goals. • Identification and prioritization of process/work flow improvement opportunities for decision to implement by D/S PMT Leads. • Analysis of end to end processes across DS Implementation Contractors, EPCM and the project to optimize workflows and evaluate associated value creation opportunities, including development of measures and data to demonstrate results. • Investigates and manages process improvement opportunities across all DS Project disciplines, highlighting any gaps and driving alignment and actions to resolve. • Supports the DS PMO Lead on execution planning of identified process/work flow improvements across Business Services and provides guidance and advice to Downstream Managers and their teams on managing the changes. • Provides formal facilitation services on request of PMT Leads and Managers, ensuring development of TORs, objectives and formal agendas. Facilitates the meetings to assure full and fair participation and to drive effective outcomes with clear actions and owners. • Manages relationship with Central Business Services Team stakeholders to keep them current on Task Force activities and avoid duplication of improvement efforts. • Manages the interface with the ABU Business Improvement Coordinator and the ABU Lean Sigma Team to share lessons learned, identify new initiatives and keep informed of progress across the Abu and in other Projects. • Uses appropriate CPDEP for Change and equivalent change management tools and procedures to effect and communicate changes. • Works to CSOC principles and ensures that appropriate company processes are deployed e.g. uses Decision Support Packages and CPDEP phase tools such as Framing, to demonstrate the integrity of a decision or process change. • Manages the interface with the Project’s PI representative to share best practice and create a regular communication forum between the two projects for sharing learning – to incorporate project Expansion Team as it comes on line. • Focal point for performance improvement activity in onshore, advising teams through the phases of identification, recording, implementation and tracking of improvements: • Provides SME support on performance improvement strategies for reference by Downstream PMT Leads and their delegates for developing plans and actions for e.g. process improvement, cost mitigation; waste reduction. • Develops strategy, principles, and templates for performance improvement initiatives on behalf of PMT Leads and facilitates early start-up of improvement task teams. • Facilitates framing workshops for PMT and EPCM teams to quantify opportunities for improvement and assess risks of implementation vs non implementation. • Focal point for groups outside of Downstream, such as the ABU CSOC Team, Central Team, Project and Upstream, to address queries and requests for data on DS performance improvement strategies and initiatives. • Facilitates lessons learned sessions and ensures communication of significant and relevant lessons to the AIR Team and other company Projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree qualified and preferably MA in Business Administration
5+ years experience in a mega project environment; experienced in performance improvement tools such as 6 Sigma and Lean Sigma; project management and CPDEP or equivalent principles. Mature outlook with supervisory/coaching experience.
Strong analytical skills and problem solving capabilities Ability to analyse data, summarise and present on behalf of DS Management Able to operate under pressure and deliver quality products at short notice Able to operate effectively across the integrated team with both the company PMT and EPCM people

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