Senior Project Manager



Posted on: 12 Jul 2024

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Employment: Full Time

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Worley is a global professional services company of energy, chemicals and resources experts. We partner with customers to deliver projects and create value over the life of their assets. We're bridging two worlds, moving towards more sustainable energy sources, while helping to provide the energy, chemicals and resources needed now.

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Position reports to: Projects Director

Primary objectives
- To plan, coordinate and manage the PMC services contracted by KOC to WP Kuwait. The services may involve FEED, engineering design, procurement, construction supervision and commissioning assistance of multiple large projects by directing a team of project managers (AKA PE's).
- To ensure clear agreement of client objectives and that these are met or exceeded.
- To achieve or better the budgeted gross margin.
- To provide strong HSE leadership

Specific accountabilities
The following apply as appropriate for the project scope:

Direct the activities of multiple large projects
- Direct the implementation of all functions of project management incorporating EMS and WPMP requirements and procedures.
- Direct the internal company environment to meet the needs of large projects.
- Direct the projects through the development and execution stages.

HSE Management:
- Work with project manager(s) to ensure that HSE requirements are documented and understood by all project participants
- Compliance with HSE procedures
- Maintain HSE focus for project duration

Client Relationships:
- Identify, document and communicate the client requirements
- Effective management of multiple stakeholders
- Maintain and build healthy client relationships throughout the project and post completion.
- Proactively resolve performance, scope, cost and schedule issues with the Clients contractors as they arise, in conjunction with the Project Managers.

Commercial Management:
- Effective management of WorleyParsons/Client contract, including delivery of the budget gross margin.

Scope Management:
- Clear definition of scope
- Compliance with requirements of the contract
- Effective change control process application
- Manage and monitor project performance on an ongoing basis to identify issues and opportunities early and take pre-emptive action.
- Effectively manages project interfaces within the Client's organization, in conjunction with the Project Managers,

Time Management:
- Direct the planning of all scope elements of the project, with the support of the Project Managers.
- Develop resource requirements from the project plans.
- Direct the management of the design, procurement and construction activities to meet the project schedule
- Ownership of the project schedule
- Have prepared the routine monitoring of the key reports and development of corrective action plans.
- Timely and effective documentation turnover.

Cost Control:
- Direct the planning and preparation of accurate project estimates.
- Establish cost report for control of projects.
- Monitoring and control of all cost aspects of the project to forecast costs, obtain approvals, identify trends and take action to avoid cost overruns and take advantage of opportunities
- Assess performance of cost control system & personnel.

Quality Management:
- Define the projects quality requirements.
- Ensure the right systems are in place and that these are applied on the project.
- Development project schedules which allows work to be executed in a logical sequence.
- Compliance with WorleyParsons and the Client's policies and procedures.
- Implement lessons learned system

Team Management:
- Plan staffing requirements and recruit accordingly
- Provide clear and focussed leadership for the project team to create a vision for project success and a strategy to fit that vision.
- Define roles and responsibilities, in particular the respective roles of the Projects Manager vis a vis the Project Managers.
- Focus team on achievement of milestones and other key project objectives.
- Listen to the team, discuss the issues, resolve problems and direct activities to remove roadblocks and achieve objectives.
- Participate in staff performance evaluations.
- Identify and implement training requirements

Communications Management
- Effective communications with the project team.
- Documented communication requirements.
- Accurate, timely & effective progress reporting to the Client and internally to WorleyParsons management.
- Ongoing monitoring of the communication network between project staff, the client and third parties and introduction of changes where required.

Risk Management:
- Identify project risks and opportunities.
- Monitor closure of all identified risks and opportunities.
- Maintain the risk management focus throughout the project duration.

Design Management:
- Plan, supervise and integrate the efforts of the PO with the management of the PO
- Ensure that clear objectives set for the FEED and/or the design team.
- Assess the design activities and ensure a 'fit for purpose' design of the plant
- Monitor design activities, interdisciplinary data flow and communications.

Procurement/Subcontracts Management:
- Ensure that clear objectives are set for the procurement and contracts team.
- Oversee the preparation and processing of tender packages thru the Client's departments
- Evaluate tender submittals as required
- Ensure compliance of contractors to the contract requirements.
- Assess procurement process throughout the project to ensure goods meet specification, are delivered on time and are within budget.

Construction Management:
- Set clear objectives for the Construction team.
- Monitor the Construction Management function to ensure safe delivery of the project within cost and schedule objectives.

Moving forward together

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We want our people to be energized and empowered to drive sustainable impact. So, our focus is on a values-inspired culture that unlocks brilliance through belonging, connection and innovation.


Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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