Deputy Project Director/Multisystem Lead - (Egina UFR) Ref: EGINAMTPD in Lagos, Nigeria


Oil & Energy
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Reporting Line:

  • The Deputy Project Director/Multisystem Lead will report to Project Director and will be responsible for all project packages. These Packages will be normally be led by Package Co-coordinators and Deputy package coordinators who will report to the Project Director for the performance of their assigned
  • Packages.
  • The Deputy Project Director/Multisystem Lead will support, direct and lead those Package Co-coordinators and Deputy package coordinators reporting to him.
  • He will liaise with the client PMT and represent SCNL and its interest with the client.



  • Provides direction and leadership to SCNL policies in HSE, Quality, and project implementation.
  • Manage SCNL commercial interest in the project by conducting on-going risk assessment and risk management.
  • Coordinates and directs all Package Co-coordinators and Deputy Package coordinators to ensure full compliance with all project requirements.
  • Accountable and fully responsible in meeting project objectives and Company directions.
  • Development, management and approval of all project execution strategies.
  • Ensure all health, safety and environmental regulations are met.
  • Develop staffing and execution plans for the projects to ensure appropriate skills/talent are available
  • Supports SCNL efforts to find and develop local talent and the achievement of its Nigerianisation goals,
  • Management of the client and all affiliated parties to ensure commitments are understood and met.
  • Plan, organize and direct project engineering activities.
  • Review engineering and design schedules, monitor and control cost in all phases.



  • SCNL requires a seasoned, hands-on executive with large-scale project experience.
  • He or she must be an outstanding leader, must have excellent political and relationship building skills, must be a strategic thinker who clearly understands work processes and systems.
  • This person will require exemplary leadership skills and a passion for cost control and project execution.
  • He or she must be driven by a desire to meet and exceed exceptionally challenging objectives on time and on budget.


  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering /Subsea Engineering from a reputable university
  • Minimum of 15 years extensive project management experience, including management of large/mega projects.
  • Have experience in project estimating, progress reporting, project execution strategies, project risk management, financial reporting, team building and workforce management.
  • Specific experience oversea for renowned clients will be an advantage.
  • Has demonstrated an overall knowledge of project planning and execution management.
  • Experience should include various phases of project implementation.
  • Experience dealing in lump sum and/or reimbursable contracting either from the owner or the EPIC side.
  • In-depth understanding of industry and regulatory standards and design criteria.
  • Extensive knowledge of a variety of standard project management methodologies and techniques, and of principles and practices of area of specialization.
  • In-depth knowledge of cost and schedule impacts.
  • International experience would be an asset.
  • Thorough understanding of EPIC execution and man-hours for delivery of professional services.
  • Excellent grounding in construction and alternative execution methods.

Personal Characteristics

  • Excellent leadership and team skills.
  • Able to motivate a dynamic fast-paced team.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Thrives on accepting responsibility and accountability.
  • Ability to clearly communicate, and/of give direction, to multiple internal and external stakeholders in a complex and fast-paced environment.
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