For our client, a leading international Oil&Gas organisation in Nigeria, we are searching for a Project Services Manager to be hired on a permanent basis and located in Lagos.
The incumbent will direct all project reporting (daily, weekly, monthly) in co-ordination with internal/external requirements and promote the development project services team, identifying areas of improvement and additional resourcing requirements.
Functional responsibilities :
Pro-actively leads and directs the work of the Project Services Team.
Maintain close liaison with appropriate members of the Project.
Services/Management Teams and the internal/external customers.
Deliver the development and implementation of department and project specific procedures related to the project services function.
Responsible for the implementation of project specific objectives within the project services team.
Conduct internal/external briefing sessions with respect to project services requirements and processes.
Act as the representative focal point for all internal and external project reviews.
Create framework for gathering and recording risks and lessons learned.
Ensure that activities with respect to project services are being managed and delivered as per the customer’s expectations and guidelines and project contract requirements.
Monitor all project services outputs in the necessary areas and provide improvement recommendations as necessary to ensure the business is improving the services internally/externally.
Provide direct input to the contract administration and contract review process, to ensure that the terms of the contracts are being met and any implications are being highlighted and mitigated.
Provide direct support to the Project Managers on Contract Administration issues/matters.
Direct the preparation of all related vendor supplier and sub-contractor tender activities and manage the respective tender evaluations through to notification of award.
Direct the preparation of all required data for management reports and presentations, etc.
Deliver the support and input to all tender activities for future work, representing the project services capability at clarification meetings and presentations to win new work.
Direct all activities related to the preparation of the business commercial planning and reporting in co-operation with the Head of Operations.
Monitor and co-ordinate the reporting of cost and schedule impact of changes, modifications and alternatives to established project budgets.
Ensure the Division accounting processes and procedures meet audit requirements.
Required experience and qualifications :
Qualified with a BSc in Business Administration and or Oil&Gas Engineering.
Extensive experience in all project execution phases.
Moderate experience as a Business Manager or Project Support Management.
Prior Oil&Gas EPC/Construction experience (15 years min) in offshore/onshore projects preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skill sets.
Leadership and demonstrated accountability for the work produced by the project services team.
Demonstrates a support approach to the project managers and the business.
Able to provide support in situations, to resolve issues and matters of conflict that requires effective communication, initiative, flexibility.
Work as the leader of a dynamic team environment that has tight deadlines, requiring accuracy, initiative and the ability to multi-task as an essential skill set.
Bias towards both contract management and project controls.