FPSO Project Delivery Manager (Oil & Gas) needed at Workforce Group

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Job title : FPSO Project Delivery Manager (Oil & Gas)

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : August 09, 2024

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Job Description

  • The FPSO Project Delivery Manager is accountable for the end-to-end delivery of the FPSO scope; from the conception/define phase to the final Investment decision and through the execution phase of projects (engineering, procurement, fabrication, transportation, and offshore installation/commissioning activities) until hand-over to the operations team after first oil date.
  • The role-holder is also to ensure the safe and timely re-deployment of the FPSO in accordance with the agreed budget, specifications, legislation and HSE Policy, whilst maintaining good and proactive communication with the operations team and Executive Board.
  • Ensuring effective contract performance vis-à-vis schedule (time), cost and required quality forms a key accountability area for the project manager.

Internal Interface:
Reports to:

  • GCEO & Executive Director

Other Internal Relationships:

  • Board Members
  • Subsidiaries’ Managing Directors
  • General Managers
  • Business Unit Heads/HODs
  • Line Managers.

External Interface:

  • Regulatory Bodies and Agencies
  • Media Agencies/Organisations
  • Government and Government Agencies
  • Contractors/Vendors
  • Clients.

Contract Management:

  • Ensure effective contract negotiation, conformity, and contractor performance management in order to deliver on both the client and business’ expectations.
  • Identify and report deficiencies with the Contractor’s design, work sequencing, etc. that might either affect future performance of the vessel and/or delivery. 
  • Develop and implement the cost management and progress monitoring procedures for FPSO projects for proper tracking.
  • Drive the development and implementation of a standard project operating schedule and cost progress reporting across the projects’ portfolio, while streamlining the expected project services in line with expectations.

Project Execution:

  • Oversee all interfaces with and within the FPSO scope of activities to ensure timely delivery of project.
  • Manage a team of engineers/vendors to provide support to the FPSO contractor’s activities, and to ensure compliance with relevant standards, specifications and regulations. 
  • Apply the principles of the ‘Vendor Led Solution’ charter – enabling the Vendors to succeed and deliver the targeted objectives within the schedule and budget. 
  • Enhance the project organisation capabilities to drive efficiency gains.
  • Lead and manage front-end execution planning activities that are linked with new projects to ensure the seamless project kick-off.

Stakeholder Management:

  • Identify and manage all key interfaces and all associated issues in a timely manner and ensure these are clearly communicated with other members of Project Management Team. 
  • Identify non-contracted stakeholders associated with the FPSO scope and maintain dialogue with them throughout the design and construction phase. 
  • Establish positive working relationships with all main Contractors, Sub-Contractors and Vendors to facilitate the required project activities and contribute to the success of the project. 

Regulatory/Compliance/Health & Safety Management:

  • Take a lead in health, safety and environmental performance for all FPSO project delivery activities. 
  • Ensure all necessary regulatory activities are progressed and finalised for the FPSO. 
  • Ensure strict compliance to project management guidelines as well as project services industry practices.

Project Risks Management:

  • Apply strict control over any proposed changes and procedure. 
  • Identify, control and manage all risks associated to the successful delivery of FPSO project activities.


  • Relevant Engineering Degree and 10 years’ experience in Oil & Gas, including substantial roles and time working for an operator. 
  • Proven track record of delivery in these areas (FPSOs, Contractor, Project Management) through highly skilled management, technical and behavioral skills.
  • Experience across Onshore & Offshore projects: Refining, Petrochemicals, LNG, Onshore upstream facilities, Power, Infrastructure, FLNG, FPSO, and Gas & Oil Offshore facilities, subsea wells, and module fabrication yards. 
  • The ideal candidate is expected to be an expert in managing complexity, developing projects and people, and in making informed decisions based on industry experience and discretion to deliver successful outcomes.
  • Understanding of the full project life cycle including execution across the FPSO spectrum is important for success on this role.


  • Degree or relevant qualification/s in Chemical / Mechanical /Petroleum Engineering/Naval Architecture /Refinery/O&G preferably with a Marine background. Alternatively, any other relevant educational background.

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