Project Manager

Subsea 7

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Subsea 7 is a world-leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry. We provide cost-effective technical solutions to enable the delivery of complex projects in all water depths and challenging environments.

Vacancy ref:

  • 57560

Business area: 

  • Surf and Conventional

Working hours:  

  • 40 hours per week

Contract type: 

  • Staff

Job Description of Function

  • The Project Manager is to ensure that the Contract is executed in accordance with NigerStar 7 / Subsea 7 procedures and Contract requirements, meeting targets set in terms of HSES and Quality, while achieving schedule constraints and financial objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish a Project Execution Plan for completion of the Project demonstrating excellence throughout.
  • Put forward a clear understanding of HSES throughout the Project and be seen as positively influencing Safety culture and measures in all Project phases, encouraging and supporting initiatives.
  • Ensure the implementation of an effective Risks and Opportunities Management system.
  • Establish the Project organization and secure sufficient and qualified resources throughout the duration of the Project.
  • Manage and contribute to the development of the human resources assigned to the project and ensure their yearly appraisal in liaison with the functional departments.
  • Ensure clear lines of responsibility, clear split of scope of work, clear communication channels and decision making processes throughout the Project Organisation.
  • Develop “team spirit” throughout the Project for maximum understanding and ownership of Project goals at all levels to enhance Project performance.
  • Establish a positive working relationship with Company.
  • Ensure that a complete package of tender documentation is available at or immediately after Contract Award to achieve effective handover of the tender.
  • Ensure at the beginning of the Contract that the detailed budget against which the Contract performance will be measured is prepared, split by Functions and Work Packages, as applicable.
  • Provide regular feedback of “lessons learned”.
  • Ensure that NigerStar 7 systems and tools are in place to allow real-time monitoring of project parameters and performance indicators.
  • Identify and manage Contract changes and notify Company in a timely manner, of their impact on costs, work schedule and Contract obligations.
  • Ensure monitoring, coordination and management of the work being performed by all Function Managers, Work Package Managers, Subcontractors and Vendors involved in the Contract.
  • Ensure that all internal and external interfaces are identified and closed out in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that the Project financial results are within target or above and initiate any corrective action that may be required for this purpose.
  • Accurate and timely reporting of Project status to Company and to NigerStar 7 management.
  • Ensure proper closing out of the Contract, both with Company and Subcontractors.
  • Prepare a Contract Completion Report highlighting deviations from schedule and budget with reasons and explanations.

Authority/Dimensions:

  • The Project Manager reports to NigerStar 7 P&O Director and to Subsea 7 Africa P&O  Director.

Reporting to this position are:

  • Project HSES Manager,
  • Project Quality Manager,
  • Project Controls Manager,
  • Project Engineering Manager,
  • Project Supply Chain Manager,
  • Project Operations Manager,
  • Project Work Package Managers,
  • Project Interface Manager,
  • Project Assistant.

Interfaces

The Project Manager will regularly interface with the following:

External:

  • A company representative and its Contractors
  • Main NigerStar 7 Subcontractors and suppliers

Internal:

  • NigerStar 7 partners
  • Sale and Marketing Department
  • Finance Department
  • Legal Department
  • Human resources Department
  • Gabon, Nigeria, Angola offices and Yards
  • Others Regions.

Capability Profile - Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Behaviours

  • Engineering Degree associated with Mechanical, Civil, Offshore or Marine disciplines.
  • 15 years Project Management Experience in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Experience within  West Africa is a plus
  • Experience in pipelaying and EPCI projects is very essential
  • Understanding of installation environment and the needs of the various disciplines supporting the project
  • Fluent in the English Language
  • Competent in the use of the Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions

The Project Manager will be expected to carry out the work under the following conditions:

  • Position based in Nigeria, full time.
  • Standard working hours but occasionally will be expected to work extended hours to meet critical deadlines
  • It is not expected that the  Project Manager will have to work offshore
  • It is expected that the  Project Manager will have to visit fabrication yards, Construction vessels, and main Subcontractors during the course of the Project.

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Summary

Company

Subsea 7

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Project / Programme Management

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

15+