Interface Manager Full-time Job

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Job Details

Key Accountabilities And Responsibilities

Project Execution

Develop comprehensive Interface Management Plan which addresses contract management level interfaces, project portfolio level interfaces and individual project interfaces.

Interface Management Plan(s) shall cover all internal Wood interfaces covering Design, Procurement, Construction Planning, Construction Execution (management of construction contractor), Mechanical Completions, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning and Handover to Operations as well as interfaces with other projects outside of the contract scope.

Establish strong working relationships with all Stakeholders to understand their issues / concerns and requirements, incorporate into the Project Execution Plan and Interface Management Plan.

Participate in key project sessions, including Kick-off Meetings, Design Review, HAZOPS’s, Constructability Review, HSEIA Studies, Constructability Reviews, Construction Method Statements, SIMOP’s, Commissioning Preparation, Handover Planning to ensure all interfaces are identified and managed efficiently.

Engagement with Client Operations team to identify shutdown windows which can be used to effect system tie-ins to reduce production down time.

Participate in development of project master program, including establishment of milestones and phasing to ensure all interfaces are identified, captured and interface actions implemented.

Conducts Regular Interface Management Meeting with all Key Stakeholders and provides feedback to Project Director, Project Manager(s) and Client.

Support delivery of engineering excellence through coordinating and delivering the engineering for projects in line with schedule and in accordance with applicable procedures, specifications, and standards.

Ensures accurate and timely delivery of work and resolves minor delays and changes to the satisfaction of both internal and external stakeholders.

Challenge preferential requirements during the design and execution phase and work with Project Manager(s) to resolve conflict.

Identify Key Risk areas early within the project and facilitate meetings with required stakeholders to ensure alignment and plans are put in place to drive resolution to avoid conflict and delays during execution.

Provide leadership and management to ensure safe, cost effective and timely resolution of all interfaces.

Enforces the use of Change Management process to identify and approve modifications to scope, cost, schedule, and quality.

Drives ongoing focus on risk identification and mitigation during project execution.

Participates in the set-up of information management systems / applications as applicable to suit various life phases of projects and manage information management within the project team.


Guides and supports project team including external specialists and construction contractors, working in multiple offices and sites.

Is an advocate and role model for ethical behaviour and compliance with applicable laws and policies.


Working relationships:

Provides the interface and maintains effective relationships with other contributors to the project.

Interfaces with global execution centres and supports delivery of scopes from across all offices involved.

Interface and coordinate with Operational and/or Contract Management to ensure delivery of operational goals.


Establishes and maintains a positive and effective customer relationship with client Project, Offshore Operations, Marine Logistics and Asset Planning, and Asset Integrity teams.

Establishes and maintains a positive and effective relationship with construction contractors and vendors to remove conflict and ensure schedule adherence

Level Of Influence And Decision Making Authority

Work is performed under general direction and is reviewed for conformance with policies and general efficiency

Engages with Project Managers for their assigned projects and escalates key interfaces and risks to the Project Director.

Solves problems requiring an understanding of financial and commercial implications.

Company Description
Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, delivering solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.