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Project Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/01/2013
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The Company:
Our Client’s engineering division, has been a leader in the design of drilling facilities for offshore platforms worldwide for over 30 years. The company’s 700-strong workforce provides a range of engineering services from pre-project and Front End Engineering Design (FEED) through detail design, construction support, hook-up and commissioning.

The Role:
Purpose Of Job:
Reporting to the appropriate Office Manager, the Project Manager is responsible for the efficient running of a major international drilling facilities project or one or a number of brownfield modification contracts.
Area(s) of Responsibility:
Deliver projects that meet client’s requirements: cost, schedule, technical specification, quality assurance, HSE and profitability.
Entire drilling facilities design and project execution team through project life; from proposal submission and conceptual design through to fabrication, installation and commissioning.

Key Tasks
(a) Provide technical input into any project proposal to a client and to support management in any required presentation to client in support of our tender submission.
(b) On award of contract work and with our client’s support, assemble a team of engineers that will reflect and support the client’s design and operational strategy and to put in place adequate planning, cost control and management tools to ensure that the project is properly controlled through all phases.
(c) Deliver projects that meet client requirements: cost, schedule, technical specification, quality assurance and HSE.
(d) Deliver projects that meet our client’s minimum requirements: technical integrity, operational efficiency, quality assurance, HSE and profitability.
(e) Develop a close relationship with Clients’ representatives in which decisions can be made from a position of mutual trust.
(f) Manage project team in a considerate, highly supportive manner.
(g) Ensure that the company is presented to client, contractors, vendors and public in a positive, helpful manner and in line with corporate strategy.
(h) Keep senior management and others routinely informed of project status and all developments that impact cost, schedule, safety, profitability and reputation through regular reports.
(i) Strongly manage commercial and reputation risk issues.
(j) Ensure that all discipline leaders manage their scopes of work effectively and without exposure of the company or Client.
(k) Ensure that the Client and operations management where appropriate are appraised of progress on the drilling facilities.
(l) Ensure that there is adequate operational and maintenance input into the project where necessary
(m) Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance within agreed Management System and Procedures.
(n) Ensure the company, through a designated focal point; hold latest copies of all project team deliverables, schedules and MOM, except where such documentation is confidential to client.
(o) Inform the Head of Projects & Head of Engineering of further engineering and operational opportunities that may arise during execution of the project.
(p) Ensure that all phases of a project are properly completed, closed out and accepted.
(q) Provide forward estimates of annual contract budget for sales and margin as required by Financial Controller.
(r) Keep the Head of Engineering and Chief Discipline Engineers continuously informed of forward manning requirements to satisfy contract and project needs.
(s) On completion of project, complete project brief when required for future sales purposes.
(t) Ensure Change control is rigorously implemented on assigned project(s) to protect our client’s commercial position and reputation.
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