DESCRIPTION OF FUNCTION Overall responsibility within the Project rests with the Senior Project Manager who has the authority to act and commit on the behalf of NigerStar 7 Management, being the main point of contact with Company. The Senior Project Manager is to ensure that the Contract is executed in accordance with NigerStar 7 / Subsea 7 procedures and Contract requirements, meeting targets set in terms of HSES and Quality, while achieving schedule constraints and financial objectives. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Establish with Company and within Project Team, Project vision, goals and success criteria and implement these. Establish a Project Execution Plan for completion of the Project demonstrating excellence thoughout. Put forward a clear understanding of HSES throughout the Project and be seen as positively influencing Safety culture and measures in all Project phases, encouraging and supporting initiatives. Ensure the implementation of an effective Risks and Opportunities Management system. 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 Company. Ensure that a complete package of tender documentation is available at or immediately after Contract Award to achieve effective handover of the tender. Ensure at the beginning of the Contract that the detailed budget against which the Contract performance will be measured is prepared, split by Functions and Work Packages, as applicable. Provide regular feed back of “lessons learnt”. Ensure that NigerStar 7 systems and tools are in place to allow real-time monitoring of project parameters and performance indicators. Identify and manage Contract changes and notify Company in a timely manner, of their impact on costs, work schedule and Contract obligations. Ensure monitoring, co-ordination and management of the work being performed by all Function Managers, Work Package Managers, Subcontractors and Vendors involved in the Contract. Ensure that all internal and external interfaces are identified and closed out in a timely manner. Ensure that the Project financial results are within target or above and initiate any corrective action that may be required for this purpose. Accurate and timely reporting of Project status to Company and to NigerStar 7 management. Ensure proper closing out of the Contract, both with Company and Subcontractors. Prepare a Contract Completion Report highlighting deviations from schedule and budget with reasons and explanations.
AUTHORITY/DIMENSIONS The Senior Project Manager reports to NigerStar 7 P&O Director and to Subsea 7 Africa P&O Director . Reporting To This Position Are 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. INTERFACES The Senior Project Manager will regularly interface with the following: External COMPANY representative and its Contractors Main NigerStar 7 Subcontractors and suppliers Internal NigerStar 7 partners Sale and Marketing Department Finance Department Legal Department Human resources Department Gabon, Nigeria, Angola offices and Yards Others Regions. CAPABILITY PROFILE – KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND BEHAVIOURS Engineering Degree associated with Mechanical, Civil, Offshore or Marine disciplines. 15 years’ Experience in Project Management Experience is West Africa is a plus Experience in pipelay Understanding of Subsea 7 installation environment and the needs of the various disciplines supporting the project Fluent in English Language Competent in Microsoft Office and Lotus notes applications WORKING CONDITIONS The Project Manager 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 Senior Project Manager will have to work offshore It is expected that the Senior Project Manager will have to visit fabrication yards, Construction vessels, and main Subcontractors during the course of the Project