• Kuwait
  • City

  • Kuwait
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • June 4, 2024


Vinay Nalubala

  • Permanent
  • Kuwait
  • Competitive AED / Year

Website WTS Energy

Projects Manager

June 4, 2024

Job Description

Projects Manager (Oil & Gas)

Position reports to: Projects Director

Primary objective

• To plan, co-ordinate and manage the PMC services contracted by KOC. The services may involve FEED, engineering design, procurement, construction supervision and commissioning assistance of multiple large projects by directing a team of project managers (AKA PE’s).

• To ensure clear agreement of client objectives and that these are met or exceeded.

• To achieve or better the budgeted gross margin.

• To provide strong HSE leadership

Specific accountabilities

The following apply as appropriate for the project scope:

1. Direct the activities of multiple large projects

• Direct the implementation of all functions of project management incorporating EMS and WPMP requirements and procedures.

• Direct the internal company environment to meet the needs of large projects.

• Direct the projects through the development and execution stages.

2. HSE Management:

• Work with project manager(s) to ensure that HSE requirements are documented and understood by all project participants

• Compliance with HSE procedures

• Maintain HSE focus for project duration

3. Client Relationships:

• Identify, document and communicate the client requirements

• Effective management of multiple stakeholders

• Maintain and build healthy client relationships throughout the project and post completion.

• Proactively resolve performance, scope, cost and schedule issues with the Clients contractors as they arise, in conjunction with the Project Managers.

4. Commercial Management:

• Effective management of WorleyParsons/Client contract, including delivery of the budget gross margin

5. Scope Management:

• Clear definition of scope

• Compliance with requirements of the contract

• Effective change control process application

• Manage and monitor project performance on an ongoing basis to identify issues and opportunities early and take pre-emptive action.

• Effectively manages project interfaces within the Client’s organization, in conjunction with the Project Managers,

6. Time Management:

• Direct the planning of all scope elements of the project, with the support of the Project Managers.

• Develop resource requirements from the project plans.

• Direct the management of the design, procurement and construction activities to meet the project Schedule

• Ownership of the project schedule

• Have prepared the routine monitoring of the key reports and development of corrective action plans.

• Timely and effective documentation turnover.

7. Cost Control:

• Direct the planning and preparation of accurate project estimates.

• Establish cost report for control of projects.

• Monitoring and control of all cost aspects of the project to forecast costs, obtain approvals, identify

trends and take action to avoid cost overruns and take advantage of opportunities

• Assess performance of cost control system & personnel.

8. Quality Management:

• Define the projects quality requirements.

• Ensure the right systems are in place and that these are applied on the project.

• Development project schedules which allows work to be executed in a logical sequence.

• Compliance with WorleyParsons and the Client’s policies and procedures.

• Implement lessons learned system

9. Team Management:

• Plan staffing requirements and recruit accordingly

• Provide clear and focussed leadership for the project team to create a vision for project success and a strategy to fit that vision.

• Define roles and responsibilities, in particular the respective roles of the Projects Manager vis a vis the Project Managers.

• Focus team on achievement of milestones and other key project objectives.

• Listen to the team, discuss the issues, resolve problems and direct activities to remove roadblocks and achieve objectives.

• Participate in staff performance evaluations.

• Identify and implement training requirements

10. Communications Management

• Effective communications with the project team.

• Documented communication requirements.

• Accurate, timely & effective progress reporting to the Client and internally to company management.

• Ongoing monitoring of the communication network between project staff, the client and third parties and introduction of changes where required.

11. Risk Management:

• Identify project risks and opportunities.

• Monitor closure of all identified risks and opportunities.

• Maintain the risk management focus throughout the project duration.

12. Design Management:

• Plan, supervise and integrate the efforts of the PO with the management of the PO

• Ensure that clear objectives set for the FEED and/or the design team.

• Assess the design activities and ensure a ‘fit for purpose’ design of the plant

• Monitor design activities, interdisciplinary data flow and communications.

13. Procurement/Subcontracts Management:

• Ensure that clear objectives are set for the procurement and contracts team.

• Oversee the preparation and processing of tender packages thru the Client’s departments

• Evaluate tender submittals as required

• Ensure compliance of contractors to the contract requirements.

• Assess procurement process throughout the project to ensure goods meet specification, are delivered on time and are within budget.

14. Construction Management:

• Set clear objectives for the Construction team.

• Monitor the Construction Management function to ensure safe delivery of the project within cost and schedule objectives.

Essential skills/experience

Minimum Requirements:

Academic Requirement: B Sc. Engg.

Minimum total experience post graduation: 20 years

Minimum experience post graduation in oil and gas: 10 years

Minimum experience in a managerial designation: 5 years

Middle East experience: 5 years

• Demonstrable commitment to HSE Management in a project environment

• Excellent leadership and communication skills

• High level of customer focus

• Previous experience as a project manager managing multiple projects individually in excess of US$500mm value in the oil and gas industry

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