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.
- 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.
- 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.
The Project Manager will regularly interface with the following:
- COMPANY representative and its Contractors
- Main NigerStar 7 Subcontractors and suppliers
- 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.