Senior Project Manager Vacancy at Subsea 7

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Vacancy ref: 57560
Location: 
Lagos
Business Area: Surf and Conventional
Working hours: 40 hours per week
Contract type: Staff

Description of Function
  • Overall responsibility within the Project rests with the Senior Project Manager who has the authority to act and commit on the behalf of NigerStar 7 Management, being  the main point of contact with Company.
  • The Senior 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 with Company and within Project Team, Project vision, goals and success criteria and implement these.
  • 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 feed back 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Senior 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 Senior 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.
Requirements
  • Engineering Degree associated with Mechanical, Civil, Offshore or Marine disciplines.
  • 15 years’ Experience in Project Management
  • Experience is West Africa is a plus
  • Experience in pipelay
  • Understanding of Subsea 7 installation environment and the needs of the various disciplines supporting the project
  • Fluent in English Language
  • Competent in Microsoft Office and Lotus notes applications
Work 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 Senior Project Manager will have to work offshore
  • It is expected that the Senior Project Manager will have to visit fabrication yards, Construction vessels, and main Subcontractors during the course of the Project

Deadline: 31st January, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online