Project Director Full-time Job

1 week ago   Project Management   Abu Dhabi   95 views Reference: 35736
Job Details

Responsibilities

JOB OBJECTIVE:

The safe and effective delivery of a portfolio of brownfield safety critical projects on multiple offshore platforms; including large production complexes (multiple platforms linked by bridges) and remote Wellhead Towers, within an EPCM contracting model.

Management of the project from Design through to Handover to Operations, covering all elements of Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management, Completions and Commissioning across the portfolio of projects.

Establishment and management of the project team to provide delivery excellence across the portfolio of projects.

Provide certainty and confidence to the client and Wood project sponsor that the contract is being delivered safely with a strong focus on optimization, cost control, risk management, schedule adherence and stakeholder management.

Deliver the assigned projects within the established commercial framework, with responsibility for the Project P&L account.

Project Execution

P & L responsibility with associated commercial and financial accountability including revenue delivery, margin and overhead management, budget and forecast determination and attainment, risk and opportunity reviews, cost controls, accounts payable/billing and cash collection

Contributes to and reviews the project proposal and plan to establish timeframe, procedures for accomplishing the project, resource requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project. Ensures adherence to corporate policy and best practice, and sets project evaluation parameters.

Negotiates changes to project scope with the customer. Follows Change Management process to identify and approve modifications to scope, cost, schedule and quality

Pursues and develop opportunities for innovation, such as digitalisation and technology use, work share and high value engineering centres, to bring value to Wood and customer

Approves project procedures and project execution plan including the scope of work, deliverables list, master schedule, budget, org charts, risk register etc

Ensures competence of project team members to carry out assigned work

Oversees proposals and call-offs (may be single projects) within delegation of authority, ensuring compliance with contracting policy and standards of ethical conduct.

Monitors adherence to schedule, cost and quality and proactively intervenes to avoid slippage

Ensures that the required project management software systems are established for the project and the supporting training is completed

Ensure the project assurance protocol and schedule are established

Involved in establishing terms and conditions, and wider scope and larger size of projects may require more visibility in the community as well as activity in attracting project staff

Responsible for the project HSSE leadership, ensures a program of initiatives and auditing schedule are established, and that HSSE and quality management issues are proactively addressed

Drives good practices, including corporate initiatives, across projects and programs

Resolves complex issues which are escalated by project team

Participate in assurance activities and peer reviews

The complexity, potential impact and political sensitivity of projects/programmes of this size (particularly in an international context), frequently require the project director to be involved in closing the deal, attracting specialized staff from outside the organization, and managing relationships with local officials and community groups as well as the customer and contractors, all based on their credibility and proven track record

Leadership

Guides and directs large project team(s), which includes project managers, external specialists and involving staff from multiple offices and sites.

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

Teaches and empowers others to make decisions within established parameters

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. www.woodplc.com