Subsea 7 is recruiting for fulltime Projects Director.
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: Projects Director
Vacancy ref: 62639
Business area: Surf and Conventional
Contract type: Staff
Languages in which you may apply: English
Description of Function
- Based in Nigeria, and reporting to the NigerStar 7 CEO and functionally to Africa P&O Director, the Projects Director role is to ensure that local Projects are executed in accordance with NigerStar 7 procedures, Clients and Contracts’ requirements, meeting targets set in terms of QSHE, budget and schedule.
- In charge of the local Project Managers’ population, he has the authority to act and commit on behalf of NigerStar 7 Management and is responsible for the delivery of the local projects.
- Develop and manage the population of local Project Managers
- Establish with the Clients and within each Project Team, a Project vision, goals and success criteria and implement these.
- Together with his Project Managers, ensure Project Execution Plans are established for completion of the Projects demonstrating excellence throughout.
- Put forward a clear understanding of HSES throughout the Projects and be seen as positively influencing Safety culture and measures in all Projects phases, encouraging and supporting initiatives.
- Ensure the implementation of an effective Risks and Opportunities Management system for each project.
- 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.
- 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 all Clients participating to Steering Committees when required.
- Ensure regular feedback of “lessons learnt” is done at each project completion.
- Ensure that NigerStar 7 systems and tools are in place to allow real-time monitoring of project parameters and performance indicators.
- Together with the Project Managers, identify and manage Contract changes and notify Companies in a timely manner, of their impact on costs, work schedule and Contract obligations.
- Through regular contacts with the Functional Managers, align on project resources needs and performance
- Ensure that the Projects financial results are within target or above and initiate any corrective action that may be required for this purpose.
- Accurate and timely reporting of Projects status to Company and to NigerStar 7 management.
- Ensure proper closing out of the Contracts, both with Company and Subcontractors.
- For GPC projects, align with the Projects & Operations Director and the Project Directors about expectation, and ensure competent resources and support are provided for successful delivery of the same
Reporting to this position are:
- Project Managers,
- 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.
The Project Director will regularly interface with the following:
- COMPANY representative and its Contractors
- Main NigerStar 7 Subcontractors and suppliers
- NigerStar 7 partners
- Sale and Marketing Department
- Project Support Functions: HSEQ, ENG, SCM, OPS
- Business Support Functions: FIN, HR
- Services Providers: OR, PG
Min Required Experience:
Profile – Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Behaviours
Preferred Experience and Education:
- Engineering Degree associated with Mechanical, Civil, Offshore or Marine disciplines.
- 25 years’ Experience in Project Management
- Experience is West Africa and Nigeria is a plus
- Experience in pipelay
- Fluent in English Language
- Competent in Microsoft Office
- Planning and review
- Strong communication
- People development
- Cultural awareness and sensitivity
- Stakeholder Management
- Resource Management and Workforce Planning
- Financial management and reporting
- Risk management
- Knowledge of Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental best practice
- Knowledge of Project Management, Planning and Performance
- Understanding of Subsea 7 installation environment and the needs of the various disciplines supporting the project
The Project Director 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 Project Director will have to work full time offshore (however vessels have to be visited on a regular basis when offshore operations are going on)
- It is expected that the Project Director will have to visit fabrication yards, Construction vessels, and main Subcontractors during the course of the Project
Application Closing Date
31st July, 2019.
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