Project manager

Baker Hughes - GE Nigeria

Job Summary

Baker Hughes, a GE Company as a new opportunity for Project Manager to join our team to look after projects across Sub Sahara Africa.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 12 years

Job Description

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only full stream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Primarily focused on new business start-up projects within SSA.
  • Project lead single and multiple Product Line start-ups in countries for OFS
  • Co-ordinate OFS projects with any BHGE country strategies
  • Apply WBS methodologies to define the components of the project scope to be managed.
  • Monitor and, where applicable, eliminate scope creep.
  • Identify the key project drivers (cost, performance, schedule constraints).
  • Candidate should have the capability to effectively plan a project’s schedule.
  • Use activity definitions, sequencing, duration estimation and milestones to create a project schedule.
  • Control and monitor project schedule.
  • Use Cost estimates, probabilistic cost risk assessment, and contingency plans to create a project budget and cash flow estimate.
  • Utilize Cost Risk Analysis at appropriate intervals in overall project plan.
  • Prepare budget and expenditure reports.
  • Use forecasting of cost for time and materials to influence project decision making.
  • Develop budgeting, cost monitoring and reporting plans.
  • Create risk management plans and perform qualitative risk analysis.
  • Maintain the risk register and risk mitigation strategies for all project risks.
  • Collaborate with resource managers to acquire resource allocation and staffing requirements for all projects.
  • Consistently meet stakeholder expectations.
  • Develop a formal communications plan and identify ways communications were successful.
  • Use team building activities, general management skills, reward and recognition systems, collocation, and training for the development of project team.
  • Liaison with 3rd party vendors and internal service providers

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and 12+ years of work experience (including time working in a project environment, with at least 5 years of experience of managing projects).
  • The ability to manage complex projects and programs.
  • Experience working across multiple product lines.
  • Able to travel extensively
  • Ability to analyze financial information.
  • Certification in project management (Project Management Professional (PMP); New Product Development Professional (NPDP); Agile Scrum Master) preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience working within a Program Management Office preferred.
  • Preferred knowledge and experience of the technical area being managed and an awareness of the business issues.
  • Global experience in managing projects preferred

Desired Characteristics:

  • Individual must have strong interpersonal skills, negotiation skills and organizational skills and the ability to influence others.
  • Analyzes requirements with the project sponsor/customer or senior colleagues, designs the implementation proposal and evaluates the feasibility.
  • Responsible for technical and organizational management and financial aspects of the activities.
  • Oversees the work of project managers and their project teams.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

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