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Latest Job At Orion Group - Oil & Gas

Date Posted: 14/Jul/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Our client is an international Oil & Gas exploration and production company. Employing over 900 people, they operate several producing properties as well exploration and development properties worldwide.

They are currently recruiting for the position of Senior Facilities/Project Manager, based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Senior Facilities/Project Manager


Job Description

Safely manage all Nigeria offshore and onshore projects and related work in line with business objectives fully adhering to HSE, corporate policies, and regulatory requirements. Formulate and manage all tasks needed to ensure the successful engineering and execution of assigned projects on time, within budget and with due regard to HSE and quality, including:

  • Manage preparation of Project Execution Plans (PEP's), determine, and carry out contract strategies required for engineering, procurement, fabrication, transportation, installation and hook up and commissioning.
  • Preparation of PEP's and execution thereof are to adhere to the Company Facilities Management System (FMS) which uses the concept of gateway reviews and formal, systematic approvals.
  • Identify needs and assemble PMT's to successfully manage and execute assigned Projects on a matrix basis making appropriate use of support groups available within Facilities. Where shortfalls exist, these are to be identified and corrective actions proposed.
  • Establish budgets for assigned projects and raise corresponding Approval-For-Expenditure Requests (AFE's), and monitor the same.
  • Establish individual project specific schedules and cost control procedures and monitor the same.
  • Carry out schedule and cost risk assessments on assigned projects and regularly review and update same. Establish a risk register and develop mitigation plans for all major identified risks.
  • Ensure engineering design of projects adequately accommodates for Production requirements in terms of operability and obtain Production acceptance of same.
  • Coordinate all construction activities including offshore installation and hook up and commissioning.
  • Liaise closely with Production department on all aspects of the offshore execution including Permits to Work, shutdowns, and work coordination to ensure that the Projects are completed and formally handed over on schedule.
  • Provide project engineering support to Facilities Central Engineering in the preparation of Front End Engineering (PIN, Conceptual Engineering, and Field Development Planning).
  • Provide input to Technical Work Programmes and annual budgets as part of the annual business cycle.
  • Provide monthly reports both on an overall consolidated project portfolio and individual project basis in accordance with Facilities reporting requirements.
  • Prepare Project close out and lessons learnt reports for each project upon completion.

Skills & Experience

  • Degree in an engineering or relevant technical discipline.
  • Membership of a relevant Professional Institution preferred but not essential.
  • Extensive senior managerial experience in project, engineering and construction management in the upstream oil and gas industry (both onshore and offshore).
  • Previous direct experience in offshore facilities construction work, especially installation of platforms and laying pipelines, as well as working on facilities expansions where simultaneous production and construction operations are required.
  • Previous experience of working in Nigeria is preferred but not essential.
  • Previous experience working internationally is a prerequisite.
  • Managed multidiscipline teams of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Computer literate (including sound working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MSProject).

This is a permanent position.

The salary for this position is negotiable.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 898307.

Orion Group currently supplies over 4,500 personnel in roles including Oil & Gas, Renewables, Power & Utilities, Construction, Mining, Rail, Aerospace, IT & Telecoms, Office and Commercial. With 40 offices worldwide, Orion Group operates internationally and in October 2013, were named the UK's number one for Oil & Gas recruitment.


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