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  • Job reference: RMS0143089

SP Performance Project Manager (O&G Operator)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Dubai
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/06/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (23/06/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a worldwide operating company with a large focus on the Middle East region.

The Role:
POSITION TITLE: Social Performance Infrastructure Project Manager (SP Infra PM)

ADDITIONAL SKILLPOOL EXPERIENCE: Civil Engineering + Learning

WORK LOCATION: Based Dubai, UAE; with frequent visits to Basra, Iraq; other locations in the Middle East, in particular Amman, Jordan
JOB DESCRIPTION:

The SP Infrastructure PM will manage the engineering, technical standards and construction of the various Social Performance Projects being carried out in the communities surrounding the Majnoon Oil Field and in Basrah, Iraq in close coordination with the SP and NGO Engagement Lead.
As such the incumbent will be working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
Internal: Majnoon engineering and construction departments, QA/QC and field HSE departments as well as with the Social Performance and NGO Engagement Lead and the Community Liaison Officers (CLOs).
External: national and international contractors and manufacturers, representatives of municipalities of communities around Majnoon, SOC – the Iraqi national Oil Company, NGOs and currently in particular UNDP.

Incumbent will be a full and active member of the Steering Committee for the SOC Welding Training and Test Centre; as such, incumbent is representing SIPD on this project.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Project Management:
• Day to Day project management of the implementation of the SOC Welding Training and Test Centre.
• Close coordination with the UNDP Welding Centre Project Management to ensure the efficient delivery of the project.
• Provide assurance and steer to UNDP in the delivery of the SOC Welding Training and Test Centre, in line with project plan.
• Provide SIPD lead and participate in project progress meetings of the Welding Centre.
• Planning and Cost control of the projects ensuring targets are met and flagging any anomalies
• Cost estimate input into the annual budgets

Stakeholder engagement:
• Participate in meetings with SOC related to the Welding Training and Test Centre; ensure that the relevant minutes are in place and properly kept.
• Work with Internal Stakeholders to ensure project delivery and coordination with SP and NGO Engagement Lead.
• Be responsible for monitoring execution of the Welding Centre and arrange field visits for monitoring on-the-ground execution.
• Be contract holder for the contracts and responsible for budgets and payments.

SPECIAL CHALLENGES:
Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix environment, to use lateral influencing skills and gain commitment at all levels of the organization.
The incumbent will need to be able to deliver under pressure, manage expectations of a wide range of stakeholders and be comfortable in an environment of competing interests.
Frequent travel t Iraq.
The SP Infrastructure PM needs to be good communicators and be culturally aware. They will need to have the ability to develop and coach national staff as needed.

KEY COMPETENCES REQUIRED:
- Good writing and communication skills,
- Creative thinker
- Self starter/ achiever
- Result orientated, clearly identifying and mitigating any risks involved
- Willingness to teach Iraqi staff (capacity building)
- Proven record of Safety behaviour and HSE Culture
- Quality Standards

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Project Management experience
- Degree in Civil Engineering
- Although Civil Engineering is key, coordinating Electrical and Mechanical engineering activities is a must
- At least 15 years project experience with minimum 5 years in the Oil and Gas Industry
- Preferable experience with executing Social Performance infrastructure projects
- Proven experience working and influencing multiple and complex external and internal stakeholders
- Ability to speak the Arabic language is desirable
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