Engineering / Technical

Deputy Project Manager Vacancy at DeltaLift Resources Nigeria Limited

DeltaLift Resources Limited, an indigenous, Nigerian engineering and services company headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria with points of presence in Warri, Port Harcourt, Abuja and Accra is focussed on delivering world class engineering, support and consultancy services to businesses in the energy sector operating primarily on the west coast of Africa. Led by a team of highly skilled professionals with international experience garnered over the last 30 years in multi-national, public sector and private organisations, DeltaLift Resources possesses a unique combination of skills that enable the provision of a set of reliable and responsive services to our clients.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Deputy Project Manager

Location: Nigeria
Reports to: According to Organisation chart

Qualification Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering; a Master’s degree would be an advantage.


  • Ideally 10+ years of experience with engineering/construction experience within the offshore industry
  • Ideally 5 years of experience within the FPSO industry
  • Proven project experience as Project, Delivery, Engineering or Construction Manager or Coordinator
  • Previous experience with cost control / project control is greatly valued
  • Supervisory / Managerial experience

Interpersonal skills:

  • Team player with the ability to lead
  • Proactive and able to work independently, applying a structured and systematic approach
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to ask relevant questions and provide thorough explanations
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the organization
  • Ability to deliver in a high pressure, fast pace project environment
  • Ability to deliver high quality work on time
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary / multinational environment
  • Excellent managerial skills


  • Good understanding of major EPC and lease contracts
  • Good knowledge of all phases of the project (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning)
  • Good knowledge of project control principles (Planning / Cost Control)
  • Good knowledge of FPSO design and functionality
  • Good knowledge of relevant supply chain (engineering contractor, equipment vendors, shipyard and fabrication yard)
  • Good knowledge of pre-operations
  • Fluent in English (oral and written)


  • The position will require temporary assignments at project premises or on board units
  • The position may require heavy travel and long working hours in peak periods

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the management of a complete project through all project execution or modification phases, from concept development, tender, FEED, engineering, construction and commissioning
  • Ensure the delivered Unit meets high uptime, low maintenance and reliable long term operational performance requirements
  • Responsible for preparation of project budget, schedule, and other technical inputs into the FPSO bid & contract (or major upgrade)
  • Assure all objectives are achieved and that project complies with agreed contract requirements, specifications, safety standards, regulatory requirements and company procedures
  • Lead and guide members of the project team by setting goals, clarifying direction, authorising roles and assigning tasks along a time plan for all those on the project team
  • Responsible for planning, resourcing, managing and motivating the project organisation throughout the project
  • Maximize output by coordinating, planning and ensuring the logical sequence and timely delivery of the Project within agreed budget and schedule
  • Responsible for stakeholder management, including clients, management, partners, vendors, yards and sub-contractors for project clarifications
  • Ensure highest level of HSE performance is attained during all project phases
  • Lead and supervise key project management activities including reporting, project cost and schedule control, invoicing, risk management, etc.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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