Project manager

Job Summary

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

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 15 years

Job Description

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 thoughout.
  • 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 organisation 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 learnt”.
  • 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, co-ordination 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:
    • 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

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

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