EPC Project Director
Sommerman Skinner Associates (SSA Limited)
Project Director for EPC Oil and Gas Projects
Scope of Responsibilities:
Provides leadership to the project management team, which comprises the project
managers, procurement, project control, contracts management, quality
assurance/quality control and health/safety and environment teams to ensure
successful completion of the project within the parameters of time, budgets and
Roles and Responsibilities:
Lead proposals preparation and supervise, analysis of RFQ (Request For
Proposal) requirements, prepare preliminary execution plans, supervise data,
collect and collate to complete the technical and financial proposal.
Supervise the preparation of the overall project plan & execution strategies for
management review and approval on award of a project.
Manage the approved plan to achieve project deliverables and timeline
objectives viz. set up the organization, mobilize the team and develop a
schedule with respect to planning, procurement and the execution strategy in
line with the Contract provisions. Sign off on key documents including project
schedule levels 1-3.
Setup specific plans for HSE, quality and cost control.
Participate in the preparation off the budget at the time the tender is awarded
which includes components such as project control, administration and day- today
running costs. Ensure that resources are made available to achieve
performance and proper checking of the engineering and procurement
Control the project through project management, project engineering,
discipline engineering and construction through project and area managers.
Ensure safe and efficient execution of assigned projects, within the set targets
Liaise with the client senior management and troubleshooting any areas of
conflict between the project management team and the client to ensure a
smooth and continuing working relationship.
Manage people related issues, communication and direction to the project
management team and executive reporting along with the project control team.
Ensure relevant budget and delivery plan and provide regular project progress,
reports and forecast. Monitor progress of work for timely execution of the
project through daily/weekly/monthly/ reports with respect to review of the
overall project. Anticipate and resolve any problems, bottlenecks/scheduling
conflicts to achieve on time or earlier deliveries to keep the project on
Ensure project and area managers deliver the projects within the contracted
duration and within the agreed budget through regular meetings, and monitor
performance and expenditure vis a vis the plan.
Provide leadership & direction to various contracting agencies during Project
Execution, maintain ongoing relationships between the contractor and company
and ensure that the project/area managers business dealings with clients
subcontractors and vendors are conducted to a high professional standard.
Promote quality awareness in every sphere of project activity and the
organization. Manage quality through audits conducted on a weekly basis and
incase of non-conformances ensure that these are rectified and measures taken
to ensure that they do not recur.
Ensure high safety standards are maintained on all projects, the client’s
feedback is positive and that project management is proactive in this respect
since accidents are viewed seriously by the client.
Develop a cost report per month that details costs and expenditure for the
period, forecast for completion of the project with an aim of minimizing the
Promote team work and a spirit of co operation among employees. Guide the
project team to achieve project goals, drive and motivate the project team and
develop team members who have potential to move to senior positions and
move on a fast track. Career planning, mentoring, proposing members for
promotions, bringing in high caliber individuals to fill positions.
Provide guidance and coaching to senior staff in management of their groups.
Generate development plans and charting career paths for staff with
recommendations for corresponding training programs Monitor performance
culminating in promotions/new roles as well as evaluating team members based
on potential geared to training/career progression opportunities.
Lead the team through regular meetings with the client and meetings to address
specific issues, team meetings and meetings with specific departments.
Develop training plans for fresh graduates and supervise implementation
Carry out any other duties as and when requested by the direct supervisor.
To be applicable for this role you must hold an engineering degree/diploma with a minimum of 20 –25 years of project management experience in the oil and gas sector with at least 5 years in the role of a Project director.
About the Company
About the Company
SSA Ltd. (Sommerman Skinner Associates) find out the detail to allow you to make qualified judgments about your career and its progression. On the companies that we represent (over 2000 spread across a diverse spectrum of industry) we will be able to inform you of contracts pending, awarded, company growth, opportunity, relative reward and internal prospects. We believe that through spending time and effort front end through interviewing or individual dedication we can offer real advice that will be valued. Our founder is degree qualified with extensive exposure to industry and with a career also behind him in Recruitment Management. Our team is made up of qualified construction professionals. We specialise in both permanent and freelance opportunities to qualified construction professionals.
Disciplines covered include:
Site Engineers, Site Agents, Project Managers, Contracts Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Commercial Managers, Planners, Safety, Purchasers, Estimators and Design Executive.