Project Delivery Manager
JOB TITLE: Project Delivery Manager
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-07 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2018-08-14

Project Delivery Manager
(Ref: 905)

About PD&MS Group

PD&MS Group is recognised as a provider of safe, effective, and cost efficient design and engineering services to the oil and gas, drilling, production and marine industries. PD&MS focus on brownfield engineering, including upgrades to platforms and rigs. Services include project design, design verification and management, structural, piping, mechanical, HVAC, and electrical / instrumentation design, upgrades and modifications, inspection, auditing and engineering support. PD&MS Group has UK operations in Aberdeen, Dundee, and Great Yarmouth, and international offices in Azerbaijan and Brazil.

Role synopsis

In order to support ongoing work in the region, PD&MS Group are looking for a Project Delivery Manager to join the team based in Baku, Azerbaijan.  The role requires a high degree of Drilling Equipment and System knowledge.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the successful delivery of all Caspian based projects and providing specialist Drilling Facility knowledge/ input from appraisal to close-out ensuring they are delivered to the client on time and on budget.

Key Responsibilities

• General project management tasks at company premises, client premises, third party sites and yards pursuant to the project being managed.
• Overall responsibility for technical and commercial deliver of projects in the region
• Planning and Implementing nationalisation and localisation requirements as part of project delivery
• Establish and implement project meetings and reviews whether internally or externally at Client premises and ensure their frequency and repetition. Ensure clear and concise actions are agreed and executed.
• Preserving the reputation and interests of Company and Client at all times.
• Oversee and obtain buy in to the preparation of all project cost estimates and approval of same.
• Ensure Company and Client technical / commercial change control mechanisms / procedures are being adhered to diligently.
• Ensuring own and project / client personnel compliance with Company and Client Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Policies, as applicable and at all times.
• Establish and maintain a good working relationship and rapport with Company and Client project team members alike to ensure project harmony.
• Overseeing and approval of Client approved project budget expenditure and revenues and for monitoring of same at a meaningful frequency.
• Appraise, Select, Define, Onshore and Offshore Execute and Close-out Phases, or parts thereof, of all projects are driven and delivered safely in line with, or ahead of Client expectations.
• Ensure all Client projects are effectively completed strictly in accordance with the requirements of the Client contract as a minimum, and that adequate resources both in Baku and Aberdeen are in place to meet those requirements.
• Completion of one onshore site visit (to the onshore storage base) and one offshore visit (to either East Azeri, West Chirag or Chirag platforms) per quarter to assess performance of PD&MS individuals, and have them feel a PD&MS management presence.  Attitude towards safety and sound working practices should be assessed as far as possible, and to remind employees of minimum PD&MS expectations.  Liaison should take place with the local site management to gain feedback on PD&MS performance.
• Understanding and positively reacting to Client needs in an expedient and proactive manner.
• Responsible for managing all Client and Vendor interfaces to ensure seamless project execution is achieved.
• Establishing and setting clear goals and priorities for all Client projects.
• Proactive identification of potential issues / conflicts and timely resolution of same.
• Ensure accurate and timely reporting and planning.
• Operational input to Senior Management Review meetings.
• Periodic review of company procedures and policies and development and improvement of same to meet Client expectations and ensuring integration where required.
• Input to, operational personnel recruitment, training and resource allocation, ensuring the right people are in the right positions.
• Ensure adherence to the formal contract in place.
• Responsible for ensuring professional development is maintained and identified competency requirements are undertaken in a timely manner.
• Adherence to the company integrated management system.
• Demonstrate and promote Company QHSE principles and lead by example.
• Ensure unsafe activities are challenged.
• Adherence to the requirements of the best practice standards recommendations and processes in the undertaking of duties, in particular, risk assessment and control, reliability and failure prevention necessary to ensure the safe design, provision and use of tools, equipment and systems.
• Demonstrate and promote Company values and lead by example.
• Ensure direct report performance reviews are carried out within the required timescales.
• Providing direction and support to project personnel to achieve or exceed targets and KPls.

Essential qualifications and experience

• Degree qualified in an Engineering or Project Management discipline
• Masters degree in relevant discipline
• Member of relevant professional body
• Project Management Training – PMI or APM accredited
• Understanding of interfaces between various engineering disciplines
• Understanding of relevant oil & gas industry codes and standards
• Thorough knowledge of drilling rig equipment and systems
• Demonstrable understanding of drilling operations and maintenance activities
• Demonstrable experience in an offshore industry project role including construction activities through to close-out
• Experience in the use of Planning software
• Demonstrable experience in anticipating and resolving problems and contingency planning capabilities
• Financial and contractual awareness coupled with sound commercial judgement
• Significant demonstrable experience in a similar position
• Experience in managing and developing others
• Competent in the use of MS Office applications
• Survival BOSIET / FOET with CA-EBS
• Excellent written and spoken English 

How to apply

To apply please e-mail your detailed CV including any related work placements to quoting the job title and reference number (Ref: 905) in the subject box.

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