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  • Job reference: RMS0099166

Project Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Alaska
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/08/2011
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The Company:
Our client is a leading Global Oil and Gas Operating Company.

The Role:
The Project Lead will play a key role in managing and leading a project team of Company and contract staff to execute a portfolio of projects. The object of the project team is to deliver projects within budget, on schedule and with no harm to people or the environment.

The Project Lead’s duties and responsibilities are as follows:
- Manage and lead an integrated team of Company and contract staff to execute a portfolio of projects;
- Ensure health, safety and environment (HSE) compliance is met and that a safe working environment exists;
- Implement and adhere to front-end loading and project execution for all projects;
- Ensure project costs are well defined and that work is completed within budget;
- Assist in development of annual capital budget and ensure monthly updates are reported;
- Ensure that schedules for all projects are established and maintained and that targets are met;
- Coordinate with Planning and Control to ensure that an integrated cost and scheduling system is implemented for every project;
- Ensure that projects are designed and constructed to achieve first-year operability targets;
- Ensure that appropriate project assurance steps are conducted throughout the project life cycle;
- Ensure projects are executed to achieve permit and regulatory compliance;
- Ensure transition plans for projects to operations are prepared, agreed to and appropriately implemented;
- Ensure coordination of input into development of projects from the following stakeholders: Drilling, Subsurface, Operations, Transformation Team and Engineering Authorities;
- Foster development of staff to achieve development goals and personal objectives, including project management skills;
- Report HSE incidents and project / schedule variances from plan to Project Manager in a timely manner;
- Complete annual performance appraisals for Company team members.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
To be considered for the role of Project Lead, applicants must have the following qualifications:
- Legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than your current employer;
- Willingness and ability to travel up to 20% of the time in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position;
- Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or Project Management Prefered;
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management;
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in the project management process from concept through project closeout;
- Minimum of 4 years of experience in the oil and gas industry;
- Strong organization and communication skills;
- Ability to work with multiple suppliers of engineering and construction services;
- Experience with setting and delivering HSE objectives for projects;
- Advanced level of experience with risk analysis, mitigation and contingency planning;
- Proven ability to mentor others
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