Senior Project Manager in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at Worley Parsons

Engineering / Technology
Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Position reports to:

Organisational Report: Customer Sector Manager or Project Director
Functional Report: Manager of Projects

Primary objectives

  • To plan, co-ordinate and manage the design, procurement, construction and commissioning of assigned projects, including taking a leadership role in the preparation of proposals.
  • 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
  • Responsibilities

    Specific accountabilities

    The following apply as appropriate for the project scope:

    1. HSE Management:

  • Ensure that HSE requirements are documented and understood by all project participants
  • Compliance with HSE procedures
  • Maintain HSE focus for project duration

  • 2. 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 Client as they arise.

  • 3. Commercial Management:

  • Effective management of WorleyParsons/Client contract, including delivery of the budget gross margin.

  • 4. Scope Management:

  • Effective handover from Business Development Group
  • 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, including use of High Value Engineering centres

  • 5. Time Management:

  • Manage the planning of all scope elements of the project.
  • Develop resource & financial requirements from the project plan.
  • Manage the design, procurement and construction activities to meet the project schedule
  • Project Manager ownership of the project schedule
  • Routine monitoring of the key reports and development of corrective action plans.
  • Timely and effective documentation turnover and project close-out.

  • 6. Cost Control:

  • Plan and prepare 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.

  • 7. Quality Management:

  • Define the project quality requirements.
  • Ensure the right systems are in place and that these are applied on the project.
  • Development of a project schedule which allows work to be executed in a logical sequence.
  • Compliance with WorleyParsons policies and procedures.
  • Implement lessons learned system

  • 8. Team Management:

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Provide mentoring and participate in staff performance evaluations.
  • Identify and implement training requirements

  • 9. 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.

  • 10. Risk Management:

  • Identify project risks and opportunities.
  • Monitor closure of all identified risks and opportunities.
  • Maintain the risk management focus throughout the project duration.

  • 11. Design Management:

  • Set clear objectives for the design team.
  • Ensures design team aware of, and complying with, client’s Basis of Design and applicable regulations and codes.
  • Monitor design activities, interdiscipline data flow and communications.

  • 12. Procurement/Subcontracts Management:

  • Set clear objectives for the procurement and subcontracts team.
  • Assess procurement process throughout the project to ensure goods meet specification, are delivered on time and are within budget.

  • 13. 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.
  • Requirements

    Essential skills/experience

  • Demonstrable commitment to HSE Management in a project environment
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • High level of customer focus
  • Proven ability in leading multidiscipline activities.
  • Previous experience as a project manager on projects of up to US$50m total value.

  • Matching indicators

    Relevant degree or equivalent qualification (Chartered Engineer preferable) and a minimum of 15 years industry experience.

    Eligible for AIPM Level 5 (Registered Project Manager) certification or equivalent.
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