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  • Job reference: RMS0104792

Project Services Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kazakhstan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/01/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (10/02/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
My Client is a major Oil and Gas Operator.

The Role:
Every individual has a duty to both themselves and those around them to ensure that safe practice is adhered to at all times. In addition to any specific accountabilities for HSSE, all managers are accountable for HSSE within their area of the Business and are responsible for ensuring that their team adopt exemplary HSSE behaviours.

- Define required project delivery set-up and organisation, governance, execution and contracting strategy

- Provide front-end loading services and support e.g. ensure adequate scoping and framing of project, develop costs and plans for project options, develop project master schedule, develop detailed project execution plan, contract strategy and milestones, define ways of working with appropriate service providers

- Develop project cost estimate and economics, monitors and controls PDD budget costs

- Monitors and controls project progress, provides appropriate reports

- Develop & implement contracts strategy to enable PDD to efficiently execute wide variety of front-end work on Karachaganak development projects

- Support PDD team in development of project & decision support documentation (project development plan, project execution plan, value assurance documentation)

- Drives functional excellence in project management and project services procedures, ensuring consistency with the client Way

- Plays influential role with project Directors & ensures alignment with Project Execution Director

- Pro-actively deploy systems, tools and processes for identifying risk and opportunities e.g. risk workshops, risk register, mitigation plans etc

- Evaluate value (cost and quality) impact of decisions, designs and proposed solutions; ensure multi-disciplinary involvement, and support and challenge from key stakeholders.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Technical professional with wide exposure to diverse technical and business environments including onshore oil and gas production.

• Extensive experience in the project development process including front-end, value improving practices and working with partners.

• Skilled in the application of PM functional assurance processes.

• Mastery of project controls/services processes including Earned Value.

• Able to identify and lead longer term HSE improvements within a project or group of projects.

• Proven record in the planning & scheduling and cost estimating of successful development projects with hands-on experience using Primavera 6 and Que$tor.

• Able to advise and steer business/commercial aspects, and has a full understanding of strategic considerations.

• Able to manage activities with significant uncertainty of solution or outcome.

• Experience in the development and application of project management process systems and tools.

• Able to establish proje

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Educated to first degree in a relevant Engineering discipline and a Chartered Engineer or equivalent.

• Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).

• Very effective interpersonal skills that allow this role to strongly influence staff at all levels within the Company and across different cultures.

• Track record of continuing professional development to keep abreast of latest developments relevant to discipline and industry.

• Ability to challenge others in a constructive manner and influence internal peers, internal senior executives and partner's representatives to influence decisions or ways of working.

• A proven ability to coach, mentor and share knowledge.

• Team player mindset with ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

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