Project Delivery Manager needed at FIRST E&P Limited

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Job title : Project Delivery Manager

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : August 08, 2024

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The incumbent will lead a team of oil & gas engineering and project management professionals, including civil/structural, mechanical, material/corrosion, pipeline, process, facilities, electrical/instrumentation and marine engineering, to deliver OML 83-85 development project objectives, as defined by FIRST E&P Management. He will also engage and supervise/manage contractors to execute various aspects of the project, in keeping with the project’s contracting strategy and company’s contracting policy/process

  • ‡ Manage key stakeholders on whom project success depends; drawing on resources within and outside the company as may be necessary. ‡
  • Establish and implement a robust Change Management process that is consistent with the company’s Change Management procedure ‡
  • Maintain a risk register and actively manage identified risks to protect investment value ‡ Manage the activities and performance of the contractors and subcontractors through effective supervision and guidance, ensuring that technical queries are resolved without delay ‡
  • Through effective daily, weekly and monthly progress reviews and reporting, keep Management informed of the status of key aspects of the project, highlighting any issues that may require intervention at senior/executive levels ‡
  • Work through support functions to secure all required statutory approvals, ensuring that all aspects of the project are carried out in compliance with the law and company guidelines ‡
  • Hand over the successfully completed and commissioned facilities to the Production Operations department, with relevant documentation and where relevant, initial operating spares ‡
  • Close out all aspects of the project upon completion (or interim completion) in line with company process


  • A good university degree in engineering ‡
  • A minimum of 18 years’ experience in oil and gas facilities engineering and project management. ‡
  • Verifiable experience in project development to global technical standards and in compliance with global ESHIA standards ‡
  • Ability to effectively interface with the Commercial, Financial (Lenders and Shareholders), Regulatory and Legal compliance aspects of an integrated project ‡ Experience in executing a world class project in a community/security sensitive terrain such as the offshore Niger Delta ‡
  • Candidate must have successfully delivered Projects ‡ with an aggregate Capex of not less than $500 million (in an E&P environment ‡
  • Track record in the planning, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and operation of onshore and offshore oil/gas facilities, including oil/gas transportation pipelines.
  • The offshore experience must be in water depth of not less than 25m ‡ Ability to develop and work with project plans andschedules including associated cost profiles ‡
  • Understanding of project reporting requirements of various stakeholders and ability to generate same ‡
  • Expertise in applying for and securing licenses and permits for the construction and operation of oil and gas production facilities, including pipelines ‡
  • Understanding of the Nigerian Content Development (NCD) requirements as applicable to the project and the required actions to achieve compliance ‡
  • Knowledge of local fabrication capabilities and resources and how to maximize them to achieve project timelines ‡ Excellent technical and communication skills with a strong emphasis on teamwork ‡
  • Fluency in written and spoken English language

Technical Skills ‡

  • Ability to multitask, manage and resolve complex technical challenges and project interfaces ‡ High level of independent thinking and reasoning, based on sound technical and commercial fundamentals ‡
  • Understanding and application of sound project management principles to achieve project activity timelines ‡ Ability to generate good quality technical and progress reports Business Skills ‡
  • Ruthless productivity and bottom line focus. Ability to translate and articulate sound engineering solutions into the key business drivers, HSE, Cost and Progress ‡
  • Implement fit for purpose business improvement processes, including peer reviews and audits, engaging consultants where necessary, to minimise rework and avert variations and cost escalations ‡
  • Supervise and coordinate subordinates effectively Team Skills ‡
  • Interact and work effectively with other professionals in the company and in the project team, taking cognizance of individual abilities and competences Personal Skills ‡
  • Readily accept views and guidance from superiors and input from subordinates ‡
  • Demonstrate high level of oral and written skills (English), good listening ability, demonstrate personal initiative and ability to mentor subordinates

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